24 months
3060 GBP/year
3060 GBP/year
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This Energy Policy Masters at University of Sussex offers you the opportunity to study Sussex’s internationally renowned Energy Policy Masters from wherever you are in the world.

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Energy Policy Masters at University of Sussex  will help you develop the critical and systemic thinking needed to steer the shift towards sustainable energy in the public, private and third sectors. Building on the influential research of the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), you’ll be taught by leading academics who are developing new interdisciplinary thinking in energy policy and applying this to contemporary challenges around the world.

Key facts:

This MSc offers a broad-based, social science training in energy policy. Incorporating ideas from economics, political science and innovation studies. There is a focus on the role of innovation throughout the course.

Teaching is interdisciplinary, practical and applied. You’ll focus on real-world policy problems and learn the skills required to analyse them, and propose viable policy solutions.

Applicants do not require any prior training or education experience in the subject area, just a passion to drive change.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Policy analysis
  • Understanding the policy making process
  • Science, technology and innovation 
  • Energy and sustainability
  • Energy justice 
  • Perspectives, methods & skills
  • Quantitative research methods for Energy Policy
  • Governing energy transitions
  • Energy and development
  • Energy and economic growth
  • Energy Policy capstone project

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


180 alternative credits

The course is comprised of twelve 15-credit taught modules.



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above from any UK university or international equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3060 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6120 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    3060 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6120 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.

If students pay per module: £1,020


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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