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 Centre (SEEC) in various fields of energy economics.
The MSc Energy Economics and Policy provides a solid grounding in the economics of international oil and gas, the general principles of regulation, as well as an overview of energy in the world, energy policies and technology, and energy modelling.
You will gain a thorough understanding of microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics. Building on these foundations,the programme focuses on economic theory and policy issues affecting the energy sector. Furthermore, guidance in research methodology will ensure you develop the required to effectively undertake rigorous independent research.
Those wishing to work in research and/or policy-making in the field of energy will find this programme particularly relevant.
There may be opportunities to acquire valuable European experience by working or conducting research abroad during your degree or shortly afterwards. It is possible to do this in the summer period with an Erasmus+ grant working on your dissertation or as a recent graduate. In order to qualify your Erasmus+ traineeship must be a minimum of two months.