City, University of London

Course Introduction

This course is for students who want to engage with different types of settings to research and establish the energy, environmental and technological implications that exist within them. Energy and Environmental Technology and Economics students will care for the environment as a sustainable system and ultimately have a desire to improve conditions for the wider population. Students on the programme come from a range of backgrounds including engineering, environmental studies, finance, economics and law as well as professionals from the energy sector. Graduates from this programme have gone on to hold key and influential jobs in the energy industry and services.

This MSc degree has been designed to give you a wide perspective when it comes to analysing and forecasting the future for energy, environmental technology and economics. The Energy and Environmental Technology and Economics MSc will help you: Understand the technologies for energy production: fossil fuels, nuclear and renewable; assess the economic factors affecting energy production and supply; know the economics governing consumer use and purchase of energy; analyse and forecast the future of energy, environmental technology and economics; evaluate the environmental effects of energy and other industrial production; gain a real-world understanding of the issues - from regulation and government funding, to behavioural psychology and emerging technologies; understand the technologies for reducing environmental impact and their economics; consider ethical responsibilities in relation to energy use; rapidly assess the most important features of a new technology; integrate information across a broad range of subject areas, from engineering through economics to risk assessment; identify a range of perspectives, and look at the influence of a myriad of other forces at play by engaging with practising businesses and trade associations; The discipline of auditing energy consumption; monitoring performance and engaging with international energy management standards; relate to professionals from a wide variety of backgrounds, academic, commercial and industrial, from professors in engineering and mathematics through to consulting engineers to senior managers and directors of large, publicly quoted companies. During this course students will also achieve PgCert and PgDip awards.

Start Date:

Part-time duration: 24-28 months.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £9,200 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £9,200 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £16,800 Overseas Fees
3 years
Part Time
MSc £4,600 Home Fees
3 years
Part Time
MSc £4,600 European Fees
3 years
Part Time
MSc £8,400 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students need to have a Bachelor?s degree with lower second class honours or above, or overseas equivalent in a discipline related to energy and the environment (for example, energy management and economics, energy policy, environment or engineering).
  • International entry requirements: students whose first language is not English, the following qualification is required: IELTS: 6.5.