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Energy, Trade and Finance

City, University of London

M.Sc.
12 months
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25500 GBP/year
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Gain the knowledge, skills and solid foundation in finance you need to launch your career in energy, commodities or shipping.You’ll emerge from this Energy, Trade and Finance course at City, University of London - Cass Business School fully equipped to operate effectively in this highly competitive international industry. 

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Overview

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.

Career 

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

185 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
104 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
68 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    25500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based 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%.

Funding

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