Taught course

Energy and Environmental Technology and Economics

Institution
City, University of London · School of Mathematics, Computer Sciences and Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A Bachelor’s degree with lower second class honours or above, or overseas equivalent in a discipline related to energy and the environment (for example, energy management and economics, energy policy, environment or engineering).

Months of entry

September

Course content

Discover real-world career opportunities in the energy sector with this world-class MSc in Energy and Environmental Technology and Economics.

This course is for students who want to engage with different types of settings to research and establish the energy, environmental and technological implications that exist within them. Energy and Environmental Technology and Economics students will care for the environment as a sustainable system and ultimately have a desire to improve conditions for the wider population.

This MSc degree has been designed to give you a wide perspective when it comes to analysing and forecasting the future for energy, environmental technology and economics.

The Energy and Environmental Technology and Economics MSc will help you:
  • Understand the technologies for energy production: fossil fuels, nuclear and renewable
  • Assess the economic factors affecting energy production and supply
  • Know the economics governing consumer use and purchase of energy
  • Analyse and forecast the future of energy, environmental technology and economics
  • Evaluate the environmental effects of energy and other industrial production
  • Gain a real-world understanding of the issues – from regulation and government funding, to behavioural psychology and emerging technologies
  • Understand the technologies for reducing environmental impact and their economics
  • Consider ethical responsibilities in relation to energy use
  • Rapidly assess the most important features of a new technology
  • Integrate information across a broad range of subject areas, from engineering through economics to risk assessment
  • Identify a range of perspectives, and look at the influence of a myriad of other forces at play by engaging with practising businesses and trade associations
  • The discipline of auditing energy consumption
  • Monitoring performance and engaging with international energy management standards
  • Relate to professionals from a wide variety of backgrounds, academic, commercial and industrial, from professors in engineering and mathematics through to consulting engineers to senior managers and directors of large, publicly quoted companies.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24-28 months

Course contact details

Name
Programmes Office
Email
smcsepg@city.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7040 0248