Key information
Source: HOTCOURSES, April 2016.


Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

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

Course type


Course summary
Source: HOTCOURSES, April 2016.

This programme combines the disciplined study of economic principles with a deep understanding of the dynamic, constantly evolving energy industry. In the first semester, we’ll make sure you’re fully versed with the key micro and macroeconomic modelling techniques. And to make financial sense of the data, there’ll be time spent understanding the critical aspects of financial analysis. We’ll give you a thorough grounding in corporate finance and the statistical and quantitative methods used across economics and finance. You’ll also gain an in-depth understanding of energy and petroleum economics and explore issues like the Hotelling model and oil price behaviour, the role of OPEC and the issues of global warming and renewables in an economic context. Semester two will be where we ramp up your strategic thinking (game theory) using its concepts to demonstrate how businesses interact strategically, globally. We’ll help to develop your individual analytical skills and judgement surrounding energy industry investment decisions having to be made in an uncertain world. You’ll undertake a dissertation project from a range of possible key topics in the petroleum and energy industries. The programme incorporates significant input from the Energy industry. We bring together a range of visiting speakers from leading inames such as Wood MacKenzie and ConocoPhillips to discuss curriculum topics so you benefit from professional insights into contemporary issues.

Different course options
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Study mode

Full time


12 months

Start date


These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course.

Source: HOTCOURSES, April 2016.

Real Options and Decision Making

This module develops students? analytical skills and understanding concerning investment decisions under uncertainty. It introduces students to methods of analysis of the benefits and costs of investment decisions and provides an appreciation of how these are useful to decision makers in the petroleum and energy industries industry. You will study this module in semester 2.

Economic Analysis

This module aims to equips students with an understanding of micro and macroeconomic modelling techniques. You will study this module in semester 1.

Quantitative Methods

This module introduces the statistical and quantitative methods used in economics and finance. You will study this module in semester 1.

Tuition fees
Source: HOTCOURSES, April 2016.

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements
Source: HOTCOURSES, April 2016.

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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