You’ll gain a solid foundation in energy economics, markets and trading, and be able to formulate strategy for fossil fuels, electricity and renewables.
Your studies will encompass energy transportation, especially seaborne and are rounded off with extensive study of finance and financial markets and essential transferrable skills in accounting and IT.
You can complement your core modules with optional modules and, if you wish, an independent research project.
What will you learn
On the Energy, Trade and Finance master’s programme, you will:
- Develop your knowledge and understanding of generation from exhaustible and renewable sources, demand determinants, transportation, trading, pricing and risk.
- Demonstrate a systematic understanding of corporate finance, as well as financial markets, institutions and instruments.
- Understand and critically evaluate current international issues in energy and commodities, finance and trade.
- Formulate decisions in the energy sub-sectors of oil, gas, electricity, involving aspects such as refinery/petrochemical economics, energy transport solutions (pipeline/ship), generation and distribution of electricity, and managing energy risk.
- Analyse factors affecting the energy, finance and commodity trade sectors.
Graduates from the Energy, Trade and Finance course at City, University of London - Cass Business School are typically employed in positions related to energy, metals and agricultural commodities, shipping/freight operations, finance, consultancy and industry. Types of organisations employing trading houses include:
- Commodity trading houses (e.g. Glencore, Trafigura)
- Oil & gas companies (e.g. Shell, ENI, Total)
- Professional services and specialist consultancy firms (e.g. KPMG, PwC, Wood McKenzie)
- Shipping companies
- Export/Import companies
- Managerial Accounting
- Principles of Finance
- Quantitative Methods
- Research Methods and Professional Skills
- Energy Economics
- Oil and Energy Transportation and Logistics
- Advanced Quantitative Methods
- Corporate Finance
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
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- A UK upper second class degree or above, or the equivalent from an overseas institution.
- Some level of previous study in finance or quantitative methods is preferred
- Interview: Applicants selected by the Admissions panel will be invited to an online interview with the course director. We will contact all selected applicants with full instructions after the Admissions Panel has made an initial assessment of your application.
International25500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 25500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA25500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 25500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
Fees in each subsequent year of study (where applicable) will be subject to an annual increase of 2%.
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