Taught course

Energy and Environmental Change

Institution
University of Westminster, London · Politics and International Relations
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

A good honours degree, namely a first class or upper second honours degree or equivalent in a social science discipline (politics, law, geography, history, sociology, development studies) or economics or business studies.

Applications need to be supported by either an academic reference written on the University letter-head or, in the case of candidates in employment, by a reference from the most recent employer familiar with the applicant's abilities and other qualities.

Candidates will be admitted on the basis of an application accompanied by documentary evidence of meeting the above requirements. In some cases it may be necessary for the Course Leader to interview potential students either in person or by telephone or Skype.

Applications from mid-career candidates are welcomed.

Candidates are not expected to have prior experience in the energy or related sectors.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The Energy and Environmental Change MA is an interdisciplinary degree that combines international relations, law, business and sustainability studies. As such, it provides a comprehensive examination of energy security, energy markets and climate change from global, regional and local perspectives.

The degree equips students with knowledge of key intellectual frameworks and critical issues. The course offers a holistic approach to the dynamics governing energy-transition to a low-carbon economy nexus. Students are required to complete five interconnected core modules and may select one option module.

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide proof of competence in English. This will normally take the form of an IELTS score of 6.5 overall, with 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in all other elements.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,000
International students
£14,500

This course is eligible for an alumni discount. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply by visiting our Alumni discounts page. As well as tuition fee loans, there is a range of funding available to help you fund your studies.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries Team
Email
course-enquiries@westminster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7915 5511