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Energy Systems and Data Analytics MSc

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Full time | UCL (University College London) | 1 year | SEP

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Full time


1 year

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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Data Analysis Energy Engineering

Course type


Course Summary

The Energy Systems and Data Analytics MSc provides an academically leading and industrially relevant study of energy systems through the lens of data analytics. Advanced analytics, fuelled by big data and massive computational power, has the potential to transform how energy systems are designed, operated and maintained. You will gain the skills and knowledge to unlock the transformative potential of big energy data, and understand how it can reshape the energy sector. You will gain a broad understanding of energy systems as a whole, covering supply and demand, the interconnectedness and dependencies between different sectors and a multi-vector multi-sector approach to analysis. You will learn about the theory and practice of data analysis, deploying machine learning and statistics and will gain practical experience of the challenges of working with different data sets relating to energy throughout the programme and modules.


Graduates will be ideally placed to gain employment as energy analysts/data scientists in consultancies, utilities, innovative start-ups and government institutions which value expertise in energy systems and have a need for data literate analysts.


There is a strong emphasis placed on innovation throughout the programme. Students will also benefit from a skill set in data analytics that will be highly transferable and applicable across a range of industries and domains.The programme has been developed with input from industry leaders. You will gain exposure to real life energy and sustainability challenges.

Optional qualifications

This degree is also available as a PG Diploma and a PG Certificate with fees set accordingly.


Spatial Analysis of Energy Data (15 Credits) - Core
Energy Systems (15 Credits) - Core
Energy and Transport Analytics (15 Credits) - Core
Energy Data Analytics (15 Credits) - Core
Statistics for Energy Analysis (15 Credits) - Core
Energy Analytics in the Built Environment (15 Credits) - Core

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Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

University information

University College London (UCL) is one of the largest and most highly ranked higher education institutions in the world, conducting leading research across a wide range of subject areas. Throughout its long and prestigious history, it has inspired and educated countless minds and produced 30 Nobel prize recipients. With one campus located in the heart of Bloomsbury, and a second campus in vibrant east London the university is home to around...more