UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This programme focuses on 5 core areas which have risen rapidly up the public agenda: environment, climate and energy economics, modelling and policy.

Course Modules

Core modules: environmental and resource economics; evidence, policy assessment and environmental law; modelling, methods and scenarios; political economy of energy policy; planetary economics and the political economy of energy and climate change; research concepts and methods. Options: choose any three of the following: advanced energy'environment'economy modelling; business and sustainability energy, people and behaviour; energy, technology and innovation; UK energy and environment policy and law; advanced environmental economics; econometrics for energy and the environment.

Course Additional Entry

Normally a minimum of an upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree in a relevant discipline (economics, economics'plus, a science or engineering subject) or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard is required. A non'quantitative degree may, however, be considered provided that some aptitude, such as at A'level, has been demonstrated for quantitative analysis. These requirements may be relaxed for mature students who can demonstrate aptitude and experience, for example, in business or government.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £22,180  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £12,237  Academic year. First year home fees
3 - 5 years
MSc (Postgraduate)