Building on the influential research of the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), you will be taught by leading academics who are developing new interdisciplinary thinking in energy policy and applying this to contemporary challenges around the world.
This unique Masters in Energy Policy offers a broad-based, social science training in energy policy, incorporating ideas from economics, political science and innovation studies, focusing in particular on the role of innovation. The approach is interdisciplinary, practical and applied, focusing upon real-world policy problems and giving you the skills required to analyse those problems and propose viable policy solutions.Why choose this course?
Based in the School of Business, Management and Economics— internationally recognised amongst the UK's top schools for energy economics research —this course will give you access to world-renowned academics from Sussex’s Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and the Sussex Energy Group, one of the largest energy policy research groups in the world.
The course is taught 100% online and designed to offer flexibly, fitting around your time and financial commitments. Modules start every two months, which you can pause whenever you need to.
N.B modules are subject to change
Designed for students who want to advance their knowledge and careers, you will gain the essential skills needed for jobs in government, NGOs and private companies across the world.
You can apply until:
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You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!
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