Qualifications and learning outcomes

The MSc SENSE programme prepares you for a global career in electrical power engineering, especially in the fast-growing field of smart grids. The programme is the perfect starting point for students who want to:

  • Enhance the reliability of electric power delivery
  • Minimise the cost of electric energy
  • Encourage the use of new generating sources
  • Increase the penetration of renewable energy sources in the energy mix

The programme’s emphasis on understanding, modelling and analysing the principles behind electric power generation, transmission, distribution and utilisation gives you comprehensive knowledge of the issues surrounding the transition to smart grids.

In addition, the business management and entrepreneurial aspects of the programme enable you to assess the potential and risk of new products, solutions or services from both a business and technical perspective, develop new ideas, and take them from technical concept to commercially viable product.

A double degree

On the MSc SENSE programme you can start building your international network by working closely with fellow students from around the world. You study at two separate universities in two different countries, and the business-focused elements of the curriculum explore how to work in and manage multi-cultural teams.

In your first year you study at KTH: Royal Institute of Technology, in Stockholm, Sweden. In the second year, you choose to study at one of the following: Grenoble INP: Institute of Technology in France; KU Leuven in Belgium; UPC: Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech in Spain; or TU/e: Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands.

You also study at the ESADE Business School in Barcelona in the summer between your first and second year.

After successfully completing the MSc SENSE programme, you will receive a prestigious degree from each of your chosen universities, which form your double degree:

  • Grenoble INP: International Master of Science in Electrical Engineering for Smart Grids and Buildings
  • KTH: Master of Science
  • KU Leuven: Master of Engineering: Energy
  • TU/e: Master of Electrical Engineering
  • UPC: Master of Energy Engineering