Key information

Qualification type

MSc (Econ)

Subject areas

Energy Economics / Management / Conservation Economics Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type

Taught

Course summary

This course addresses the need for economic and finance skills required for complex decision-making in the petroleum and energy industries.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP-16

Modules

Issues in Energy and Petroleum Economics

This module covers further application of economics to key issues in the energy and petroleum sectors. Recent Topics have included: Petroleum Policies, Economic rents and their collection of to the state, Licensing and other policy issues, Modelling prospects for an oil province, Economics of Decommissioning, Carbon Capture and Storage, Electricity Markets and Wind Energy, Energy Security. You will study this module in semester 2.

Introduction to Energy and Petroleum Economics

This module applies economics and finance principles to examine key issues in the petroleum and energy industries. Issues examined include an analysis of the world petroleum market, the Hotelling model and oil price behaviour, the role of OPEC plus global warming, renewable policy. You will study this module in semester 1.

Introduction to Corporate Finance

This module equips students with the analytical skills in order to understand the implications of corporate financing decisions and the theoretical underpinnings of corporate finance theory. You will study this module in semester 1.

Tuition fees

UK fees

For this course (per year)

£6,700

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees

For this course

£16,200

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Normally at least an upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in any discipline with either a significant quantitative component or some component of either economics or finance. For candidates who do not meet normal admission requirements a GMAT test may be requested. English proficiency is required.

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