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Petroleum, Energy Economics and Finance MScEcon

University of Aberdeen

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Aberdeen

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

The MSc Petroleum, Energy Economics and Finance is a course highly regarded for being both intellectually challenging and for providing the career-ready credentials that are essential to increase your appeal with employers within an energy economics context.

The University of Aberdeen is an established leader in teaching and research in the fields of energy and economics. Our MSc Petroleum Energy, Economics and Finance builds on the Business School’s considerable strength in these fields. The programme incorporates significant input from the energy industry via active engagement with professional practice, multi-nationals and government agencies. With a recognised world expert in Energy Economics, Professor Alexander Kemp OBE, actively teaching on the programme, this is a course without equivalence in this arena.

Our Business School is home to two very relevant and internationally recognised research centres: the Aberdeen Centre for Research in Energy Economics and Finance and the Scottish Experimental Economic Laboratory. Former students have worked with organisations such as the Scottish Government, BP and Total to create their dissertations. The course is accredited by The Energy Institute and a wide range of visiting speakers will share their insights of how the economic world of energy works.

Most of our students specialise as analysts or consultants in the oil & gas industry or in government. Former students have found success in roles such as Strategy Analysts, Market Analysts, Commercial Analysts, Economists, and Oil & Gas Associates. Previous employers have included Centrica, Deloitte, ExxonMobil, Oil & Gas UK, Schlumberger and Total.

The programme incorporates significant input from the Energy industry. Our MSc Petroleum Economics, Energy & Finance has seen former students creating their dissertations in association with specific companies such as BP, Total and the Scottish Government.

We also bring together a range of visiting speaker and mentors from leading industry names such as Wood Mackenzie and Palantir Solutions, who share their knowledge with students of how the economic world of energy works.

Tuition fees

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£ 21,000per year

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

University information

University of Aberdeen

  • University League Table

    26th

  • Campus address

    University of Aberdeen, Directorate of External Relations, King's College, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, City Of, AB24 3FX, Scotland

One of the top 30 universities in the UK (Complete University Guide).
Student population includes over 130 nationalities, with strong international global networks.
An International Centre provides support to students from application to graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 103 6

    17th out of 78

    23rd out of 72 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    193 88%

    3rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    71st

    20
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    182 82%

    8th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    22nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    39th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    179 85%

    8th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    42nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    54th

    8

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