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Global Energy Management MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Energy Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MSc in Global Energy Management (GEM) is an intensive course aiming to produce future leaders in the energy sector.

The global energy system is undergoing a process of rapid change including:

  • escalating demand
  • constraints on supplies
  • increasing energy prices
  • regulatory pressures to reduce carbon emissions
  • changing demographics and patterns of energy use and supply

Industries, economies and societies face complex challenges and uncertainties that could become more extreme in the future. Both government and industry need to be able to understand and adapt to this changing context.

Through this course you’ll gain a rigorous analytical training and in-depth real-world knowledge of global energy systems. There’s also hands-on training in the management of energy-related issues. Your training will help to give you an unrivalled edge in the energy job market.

This Masters degree is delivered by the Department of Economics.

You’ll study

Core classes are designed around the latest academic research on the issues facing energy managers today. You’ll also have the opportunity to pursue your own interests through a variety of optional courses.

We run a series of interactive seminars called the Global Energy Forum. Leading international energy experts in business, government and other organisations provide you with practical insights and inside knowledge.

There are also field trips, conferences and you will complete a summer project.

Accreditation

The MSc in Global Energy Management is accredited by the Energy Institute, the professional body for the energy industry. It is the first Masters course to hold academic accreditation for the professional status of Chartered Energy Manager.

The Strathclyde Business School is a triple accredited business school. It’s one of only a small percentage worldwide to hold this prestigious status, with full accreditation from the international bodies, AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS.

Careers

Energy is the largest and most critical industry in the global economy today.

Employers are seeking out skilled graduates to work in the energy industry and related fields. As a graduate in global energy management, you’ll be well placed to manage the complex challenges facing the global energy system in the 21st century.

Different course options

Full time | University of Strathclyde | 12 months | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP

Modules

You will get the chance to hear experts speak from a wide variety of backgrounds and organisations. Through presentations on critical and timely topics, you will come to understand what outside experts are thinking and doing about important energy issues. You will also have the opportunity to undertake field trips to relevant sites.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,100

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£18,450

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have an upper-second class Honours degree, or overseas equivalent. Applications are also welcome from students with significant high calibre industry or government experience.

Department profile

Strathclyde Business School (SBS) is located in the centre of Glasgow, Scotland. Offering a wide range of business-related degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level, the Business School is part of the University of Strathclyde. The University itself has been recognised with a number of awards, including University of the Year in 2012 and Business School of the Year in 2016. It is also a UK top 20 university for research and was ranked...more

University information

Located in the heart of Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city, the University of Strathclyde offers a fantastic experience, where you will enjoy flexible, innovative learning and excellent facilities. Many of their courses can be studied part-time or by distance learning, where you can carry out most of your studies off campus using their virtual learning environment, MyPlace. Their campus offers excellent facilities including state of-the-art...more