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Economics and Policy of Energy and the Environment MSc

UCL (University College London)

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    UCL (University College London)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This MSc is unique in the UK, focusing on core areas that have risen rapidly up the public agenda - environment, climate and energy economics, modelling and policy. There is a need for highly qualified practitioners with the skills to analyse the issues and relate the results to policy. Students will gain a deep understanding of different economic and policy approaches to the resource and environmental problems facing the global community and nation states, especially in respect to energy and climate change. They will learn how to apply a variety of analytical methods to resolve these problems in a broad range of practical contexts.

Careers

93% of graduates from this programme are in work and/or further study six months after graduating (The Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2016/17). Graduates will be equipped to become leaders and entrepreneurs in their chosen area of specialisation, whether in terms of policy-making, the business management of sustainable issues, energy system modelling or their understanding and application of innovative systems. Sustainability has become an important consideration across different sectors. The skills students from this MSc acquire will make them strong applicants for employment in many sectors including business, central and local government, think tanks and NGOs and universities and research institutes.

Employability

The uniquely interdisciplinary nature of this Master's provides students with practical skills that are in demand by employers from a variety of fields. Students will have the opportunity to attend networking events, career workshops and exclusive seminars held at the UCL Energy Institute and UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources.

Application deadline

30/07/2021

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 28,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    10th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 78 3

    12th out of 72 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    175 79%

    12th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    22nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    69th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    170 81%

    9th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    28th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    36th

    18

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