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Based in one of the top Economics schools in the UK and accredited by the Energy Institute, this programme draws on our longstanding expertise in the field of energy economics, benefiting from the research capabilities of the Surrey Energy Economics Research Centre.
The MSc Energy Economics and Policy programme provides a solid grounding in the economics of international oil and gas, the general principles of regulation, energy and environment policies and technology, and energy modelling.
You will gain a thorough understanding of microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics. Building on these foundations, the programme focusses on economic and policy issues affecting the energy sector.
Furthermore, guidance in research methodology will ensure you develop the skills required to effectively undertake thorough independent research.
Those wishing to work in research and/or policy-making in the energy area will find this programme particularly relevant.
This programme is studied full-time over one academic year and part-time over two academic years. It consists of eight taught modules and a dissertation.
The following modules are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that not all modules described are compulsory and may be subject to teaching availability and/or student demand.
The main aims of the Department’s taught courses are to:
The programme provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, skills, qualities and other attributes in the following areas:
We often give our students the opportunity to acquire international experience during their degrees by taking advantage of our exchange agreements with overseas universities.
In addition to the hugely enjoyable and satisfying experience, time spent abroad adds a distinctive element to your CV.
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Please note these fees are for the academic year 2017/2018 only. Annual fees will rise by four per cent (rounded up to the nearest £100) for each year of study.