Energy and Environmental Technology and EconomicsNorthampton Square
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Rank: 57 (The Complete University Guide)
Location: Northampton Square
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £19000
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City, University of London has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This programme is for students who want to engage with a wide range of industrial, commercial and research aspects of the energy sector. A focus on the current challenges and future opportunities leads students to research and investigate the implications of the many factors, environmental, technological, social and political, that influence the energy sector. It provides students with the knowledge and tools to identify pathways towards a more sustainable future, and ultimately enhances their ability 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.ObjectivesThis 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.
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). Other suitable qualifications If you do not qualify for direct entry, you may wish to follow a Graduate Diploma pathway to the programme through one of our partners. INTO City, University of London Don't meet the entry requirements? INTO City, University of London offers a range of academic and English language programmes to help prepare you for study at City, University of London. You'll learn from experienced teachers in a dedicated international study centre. These programmes are designed for international students who do not meet the required academic and English language requirements for direct entry. To prepare for this degree course, learn more about the Graduate Diploma in Science and Engineering. Kaplan International College London City works in partnership with Kaplan International College (KIC) London to provide preparatory courses for international students. Pre Masters courses at KIC London offer comprehensive support to students wishing to complete their postgraduate study at City. Progression to this degree is guaranteed if you complete the KIC London Pre-Masters course at the required level.
IELTS: 5.5 (Writing 5.0)
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About this university
Students travel from over 160 countries to study at the university, giving it a lively cosmopolitan student body. Students can download an International Student Guide to help them start on their journey to City University as well as finding out country specific information on the website. There is also the International Student Advice Team available for help and guidance. This ranges from issues such as immigration and visas to financial guidance and accommodation help. They are based within the Northampton Square campus, are available by email, and phone as well. The City University Students Union is at the heart of outside the classroom activities. It operates four media outlets run by students including a radio station and website. A newspaper, The Square, is run by BA Journalism students and has received international media coverage on some of its articles. There are also a wide range of societies and organisations to get involved with ranging from cultural and religious groups to interests and hobbies. Sports clubs and activities are operated by the City University London Sports Association (CULSA). They are based in Sebastian Street, just off Northampton Square and organise the running of the clubs as well as organising events and working to improve sports within the university.