12 months
28500 GBP/year
16000 GBP/year
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This Energy Systems and Data Analytics programme from University College London provides an academically leading and industrially relevant study of energy systems through the lens of data analytics.


The Energy Systems and Data Analytics MSc (ESDA MSc) from University College London is the first programme of its kind in the UK, combining the study of Energy Systems with Data Science. As an ESDA student, you will gain a multi-sector, multi-vector understanding of Energy Systems, while developing advanced statistical and machine learning skills and getting practical experience of data analysis.

The programme is aimed at students with a quantitative background who have an interest in energy and are motivated by the use of data science to solve sustainability problems. 

You will gain skills sought after by industry allowing you to become a leader and innovator in the energy sector, from established large scale utilities and data science companies to innovative new start-ups.

Teaching and learning

The ESDA MSc offers a number of both compulsory and optional modules, including a dissertation.


Graduates will be ideally placed to gain employment as energy analysts/data scientists in consultancies, utilities, innovative start-ups and government institutions which value expertise in energy systems and have a need for data literate analysts.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Energy Data Analysis 
  • Energy Systems 
  • Spatial Analysis of Energy Data 
  • Statistics for Energy Analysis
  • Energy Analytics in the Built Environment 
  • Energy and Transport Analytics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Part Time Fees

  • UK: £8,000
  • Overseas: £14,250

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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