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International Energy Studies and Energy Economics

Develop your understanding of the economic and policy issues facing the international energy sector

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Key Facts

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Degree

(MSc (Hons)) International Energy Studies and Energy Economics

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Degree Duration

15 months :

3 months pathway + 1 year degree

18 months :

6 months pathway + 1 year degree

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Pathways Available

Pre-Master's

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Start Dates

September 2022

Degree Overview

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.

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Important
  • You may incur additional costs in the course of your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

Alumni of this course have gone on to work in areas such as, international or national energy companies, finance, consulting, and government, or non-government organisationsSome notable examples include:Shell, Total, Maersk, Phillips 66, CNPC, Sinopec, CNOOC, Pemex, Petronas, Pertamina, NNPC, GNPC

This course offers a wide range of elective modules, which gives you the opportunity to customise your study, including: business, management, legal, economics and policy issues in the energy industries world wide.

Your Pathways

The Pre Masters Program will prepare you for the UK, EU or US study system, giving you the confidence and skills that you’ll need to go further in your studies. Depending on your academic qualification and English language level and chosen programme, you can study the IIM over one or two terms.

What’s the difference between the one or two terms?
One Term Two Terms
3 months of study Six months of study
Additional academic English and subject-related support

 

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University of Dundee

Ranked in The Guardian's Top 20 UK Universities in 2021, the University of Dundee prides itself on three things: Impactful research, an excellent student experience and a community campus in the city.

Situated beside the majestic River Tay, Dundee is Scotland’s sunniest city. It also has the highest student ratios per head of population anywhere in the UK so there is an exciting and diverse range of nightlife, leisure activities and culture.