This programme is for students who want to engage with a wide range of industrial, commercial and research aspects of the energy sector. A focus on the current challenges and future opportunities leads students to research and investigate the implications of the many factors, environmental, technological, social and political, that influence the energy sector. It provides students with the knowledge and tools to identify pathways towards a more sustainable future, and ultimately enhances their ability to improve conditions for the wider population. Students on the programme come from a range of backgrounds including engineering, environmental studies, finance, economics and law as well as professionals from the energy sector. Graduates from this programme have gone on to hold key and influential jobs in the energy industry and services. Objectives This MSc degree has been designed to give you a wide perspective when it comes to analysing and forecasting the future for energy, environmental technology and economics. The Energy and Environmental Technology and Economics MSc will help you:
- Understand the technologies for energy production: fossil fuels, nuclear and renewable
- Assess the economic factors affecting energy production and supply
- Know the economics governing consumer use and purchase of energy
- Analyse and forecast the future of energy, environmental technology and economics
- Evaluate the environmental effects of energy and other industrial production
- Gain a real-world understanding of the issues - from regulation and government funding, to behavioural psychology and emerging technologies
- Understand the technologies for reducing environmental impact and their economics
- Consider ethical responsibilities in relation to energy use
- Rapidly assess the most important features of a new technology
- Integrate information across a broad range of subject areas, from engineering
- through economics to risk assessment
- Identify a range of perspectives, and look at the influence of a myriad of other forces at play by engaging with practising businesses and trade associations
- The discipline of auditing energy consumption
- Monitoring performance and engaging with international energy management standards
- Relate to professionals from a wide variety of backgrounds, academic, commercial and industrial, from professors in engineering and mathematics through to consulting engineers to senior managers and directors of large, publicly quoted companies.
A 12-month full-time option during which you attend all the taught modules during terms 1 and 2, and complete your Project. A 27-month part-time option during which you attend half the modules in a first 12-month period, followed by the other half the next year. If you wish to pursue further learning for Chartered Engineer or Chartered Energy Manager accreditation, you must take module EPM403 (Risk Management) among your elective options. You are normally required to complete all the taught modules successfully before progressing to the dissertation. Elective modules run subject to demand. In rare cases, one or two elective modules may not run due to low interest. The modules run from October to April, and in the remaining time, you will concentrate on your dissertation, which forms a significant part of the programme. Core Modules
- Energy Policies and Economic Dimensions (15 credits)
- The Energy Market and Energy Trading (15 credits)
- Renewable Energy and Sustainability (15 credits)
- Corporate Energy Management (15 credits)
- Energy Economics and Finance (15 credits)
- Energy in Industry and the Built Environment (15 credits)
- Water Supply & Management (15 credits)
- Risk Management (15 credits)
- Transport Energy and Emissions (15 credits)
- Distributed power generation and smart grids (15 credits)
- Oil and Gas Industries for Sustainable Development (15 credits)
You will learn through a series of lectures and coursework assignments before taking exams and writing a dissertation. You will be assessed by examination on the three core modules and you will need to complete a post modular assessment (a 2,000 to 3,000-word essay) on all of the eight modules.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Energy Institute, The
A Bachelor’s degree with lower second class honours or above, or overseas equivalent in a discipline related to energy and the environment (for example, energy management and economics, energy policy, environment or engineering). Other suitable qualifications If you do not qualify for direct entry, you may wish to follow a Graduate Diploma pathway to the programme through one of our partners. INTO City, University of London Don't meet the entry requirements? INTO City, University of London offers a range of academic and English language programmes to help prepare you for study at City, University of London. You'll learn from experienced teachers in a dedicated international study centre. These programmes are designed for international students who do not meet the required academic and English language requirements for direct entry. To prepare for this degree course, learn more about the Graduate Diploma in Science and Engineering. Kaplan International College London City works in partnership with Kaplan International College (KIC) London to provide preparatory courses for international students. Pre Masters courses at KIC London offer comprehensive support to students wishing to complete their postgraduate study at City. Progression to this degree is guaranteed if you complete the KIC London Pre-Masters course at the required level.
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