Taught course

Energy Studies

University of Dundee · School of Social Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants should have: a good 4-year degree, equivalent to a UK honours degree, preferably at upper 2nd class level or above. Candidates holding the equivalent of a good 2nd class lower degree may also apply. Degree certificates and academic transcripts must be provided; 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.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

The MSc programme by Distance Learning will allow students to learn energy issues from an interdisciplinary perspective covering the economic, technical, legal and political aspects and is a unique programme of this type. Another feature of this MSc is the strong international bias, which aims to serve a world-wide market.

Students study set of core and optional modules and a final piece of research work or an internship or an extended PhD proposal. The assessment will comprise two elements, including an exam and coursework.

All modules are heavily contextualised and draw on the wide global network of expert staff in delivering a cutting edge programme of the highest quality and relevance to students.

The MSc programme will be taught by Distance Learning using the VLE (Blackboard) for its delivery.

Information for international students

CEPMLP alumni can be found in international and national oil companies, mining companies, financial organisations, government departments and agencies, non-governmental and international organisations, research and academic institutes, international law firms, consultancies with interests in the energy and natural resource sectors all over the world.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
24-60 months

Course contact details

Vikki Watson
+44 (0)1382 384459