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Global Energy and Climate Policy, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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The Global Energy and Climate Policy programme from University of London provides a detailed understanding of the transformative change in energy systems now under way around the world. It introduces you to key energy sources, the policies to regulate them, energy and climate governance and diplomacy, and the geopolitics of energy.

About

The focus of the programme is on policy and policymaking in the energy and climate space as the key to enabling change and creating a regulatory environment in which the low-carbon energy systems of the future can flourish.

By studying this degree, you will:
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of the scholarly literature of more than one discipline that constitutes the field of global energy and climate policy (e.g. public policy, diplomatic studies, international politics, and political economy)
  • Have understood and assimilated the main features of the landscape of modern energy and climate policy;
  • Understand the relationship between theory and policy in the energy and climate change field
  • Gain a particular familiarity with the roles and capabilities of both state and non-state actors in a global, multi-level system

Career opportunities

The Global Energy and Climate Policy programme from University of London will prepare you for a variety of roles in NGOs, government departments, regulatory agencies, and international organisations (such as the OECD or WTO).

Become an advisor, manager, researcher or project professional with a multinational corporation, trade union or advocacy organisation.

What do employers think of our graduates?

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Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Energy and Climate Policy
  • The Art of Negotiation
  • America and the World: US Foreign Policy
  • Diplomatic Systems 
  • Global International Organisation: United Nations in the World
  • Global Public Policy 
  • Human and Critical Security Studies 
  • International Economics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:
    • Application deadlines: 31 March 
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description
      2-5 years
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • You will need either a bachelor degree in a relevant discipline from an institution acceptable to the University or relevant education and work experience that comprises suitable training for the programme.
  • If you have a qualification in an unrelated subject or an unconventional career path with diverse work experience, we will consider your application on its own merits.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    12000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Funding

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