Taught course

Energy Studies without Specialisation (Distance Learning)

Institution
University of Dundee · School of Social Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You should have the equivalent to a UK Honours degree, preferably at 2:1 level or above. Candidates with a 2:2 degree may also apply. 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 world's long-term economic development depends on the existence of efficient, innovative and creative energy and resources industries. These in turn rely on individuals who possess a sound grasp of their legal, economic, technical and policy backgrounds.

The Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP), University of Dundee is at the heart of these issues and provides the best in advanced education in its field, preparing its graduates to meet the challenges posed by the evolving global economy. Stimulated by oil and gas developments in the North Sea, the CEPMLP was established in May 1977.

Our students achieve the practical and professional skills needed to mastermind complex commercial and financial transactions in the international workplace, with exposure to many varied and exciting opportunities. Our interdisciplinary approach to teaching, research and consultancy provides a unique perspective on how governments, business and communities operate, providing the professionals of today with the ability to meet the challenges of tomorrow

As an internationally renowned graduate school in the field of international business transactions, natural resources and energy law and policy, our distance learning programmes provide a rigorous training for graduate students and working professionals who cannot afford the time to undertake full time studies.

The aim of the MSc programme to prepare participants for managerial, advisory and academic positions in the energy sector. The programme aims to provide an intellectually challenging academic programme of study, which will demand of the student the ability to analyse, synthesise and evaluate key theoretical concepts and practical applications in energy with an emphasis on the economic dimensions of the subject.

The MSc programme offers students an unrivalled ability to tailor their programme of study to their own particular interests and learning objectives. These allow for the development of in-depth and specialist knowledge of business management, legal, economic and policy issues in the petroleum and related sectors of the world economy.

Our MSC programme aim to deliver knowledge of the main economic tools available for analysing the international energy industry; an understanding of the key policy and economic issues relating to the exploitation, trade, processing and consumption of energy; an understanding of the forces that are driving the international energy industry, market and players and to provide an informed opinion on approaches and strategies in the international energy sector.

This programme is designed for graduates with a good first honours degree, who aspire to work in the Energy sector and who have a particular interest in Oil & Gas or related sectors. Why not take a few minutes to complete our application form - it could be the most far-reaching career move you'll ever make!

Qualification and course duration

MSc

distance learning
24-60 months
online
24-60 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
DL-SocialSciences@dundee.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1382 384459