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What will I learn?

Learn about the multiple and complex challenges facing the energy industry, such as decarbonisation, wide scale digitisation, and decentralisation.

Technological change and government initiatives in the energy industries are creating new products, markets, and business models. We will prepare you to work confidently in these new environments.

You will study the economic principles relevant to the energy sector and gain an understanding of the essential concepts and frameworks central to its operation and expansion, their economic implications, and the basic economic tools for analysing them.

You will learn to analyse, synthesise, and articulate concepts and practices relevant to the energy industry. You will understand the fundamental drivers of various energy markets, such as oil, gas, and electric power. You'll acquire foundational and contextual knowledge and skills in management, through classroom and work-based learning, and coaching from specialist academics or senior industry professionals.

Careers:

Our alumni have gone on to work in areas such as, international or national energy companies, finance, consulting, and government, or non-government organisations.

Which department am I in?

School of Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
£18,150.00 (US$ 24,169) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

January 2021

Venue

University of Dundee

Nethergate,

Dundee,

Dundee, City Of,

DD1 4HN, Scotland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students with a minimum GPA score of 3.0 will be considered for Master’s level study on most programmes. Normally a 2.1 or 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject for International curriculum will be required. IELTS score of 6.5 overall, including at least 6.0 in writing and 6.0/5.5 in the other three components.

For international students

You should have the equivalent to a UK Honours degree, preferably at 2:1 level or above. Candidates with a 2:2 degree may also apply. Preferred degree disciplines are Law, Economics, Geology, Petroleum or Mining Engineering, Finance. Work experience in the energy/natural resources industry is an advantage, though it is not a strict requirement for admission to the MSc. IELTS Overall 6.5 - Listening 6.0, Reading 6.0, Writing 6.0, Speaking 6.0.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

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About this uni

96.4% of the University of Dundee’s graduates were found to be in work or further studies within six months (DLHE, 2017).

  • Ranked 4th in the UK for student satisfaction (NSS 2019)
  • 76% of research conducted rated as world leading (REF 2014)
  • Dundee’s teaching quality is gold-rated (TEF 2017)
  • 17, 000 students from over 140 different countries