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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Cass Business School

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Gain the knowledge, skills and solid foundation in finance you need to launch your career in the energy market, commodities or shipping.

Who is it for?

Your peers on the Energy, Trade and Finance postgraduate course will be on average, 24, with a minimum 2.1 or equivalent bachelor’s degree. It’s likely you will have a few years’ work experience either through an internship of full-time employment. You needn’t have any prior knowledge of energy, commodities, shipping or finance, although you should be comfortable with quantitative methods (mathematics and statistics).

Structure
What will you learn

On the Energy, Trade and Finance master’s programme, you will:

Develop your knowledge and understanding of generation from exhaustible and renewable sources, demand determinants, transportation, trading, pricing and risk.
Demonstrate a systematic understanding of corporate finance, as well as financial markets, institutions and instruments.
Understand and critically evaluate current international issues in energy and commodities, finance and trade.
Formulate decisions in the energy sub-sectors of oil, gas, electricity, involving aspects such as refinery/petrochemical economics, energy transport solutions (pipeline/ship), generation and distribution of electricity, and managing energy risk.
Analyse factors affecting the energy, finance and commodity trade sectors.

Career destinations for MSc Energy, Trade and Finance

Graduates from the Energy, Trade and Finance course are typically employed in positions related to energy, metals and agricultural commodities, shipping/freight operations, finance, consultancy and industry. Types of organisations employing trading houses include:

Commodity trading houses (e.g. Glencore, Trafigura)
Oil & gas companies (e.g. Shell, ENI, Total)
Professional services and specialist consultancy firms (e.g. KPMG, PwC, Wood McKenzie)
Shipping companies
Export/Import companies.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the UK Energy Institute (EI). During the academic year, you have free membership to the EI, receive a free monthly publication and have discounted access to networking events for graduates seeking employment in the energy sector.

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University information

City, University of London

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 105 11

    52nd out of 71 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    159 72%

    17th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    19th

    45
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    79th

    38
  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    115 50%

    54th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    37th

    28
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.71 74%

    64th

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