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University of Aberdeen: Petroleum, Energy Economics and Finance

Institution University of Aberdeen View institution profile
Department Business School
Telephone 01224 272090
Study type Taught


The MSc Petroleum, Energy Economics and Finance is a programme both intellectually challenging and provides the career-ready credentials that are essential to increase your appeal with employers within an energy economics context. The University of Aberdeen is an established leader in teaching and research in the fields of energy and economics. Our MSc Petroleum Energy, Economics and Finance builds on the Business School’s considerable strength in these fields. The programme incorporates significant input from the energy industry via active engagement with professional practice, multi-nationals and government agencies. With a recognised world expert in Energy Economics, Professor Alexander Kemp OBE, actively teaching on the programme.

This course attracts a highly distinctive mix of students, spanning both nationalities and disciplines. You will be encouraged to look at energy business challenges from across a range of disciplines, with an integrated perspective. In this diverse and stimulating environment, you’ll acquire skills beyond the academic and the technical. You will:

• Obtain insights into commercially-oriented analysis • Develop quantitative skills to better utilise data to inform strategic decisions. • Learn to analyse energy markets and the micro/macro impacts • Network with employers from a range of national and multi-national companies • Acquire the global perspectives essential to professional success

Our Business School is home to two very relevant and internationally recognised research centres: the Aberdeen Centre for Research in Energy Economics and Finance and the Scottish Experimental Economic Laboratory. Former students have worked with organisations such as the Scottish Government, BP and Total to create their dissertations. The course is accredited by The Energy Institute and a wide range of visiting speakers will share their insights of how the economic world of energy works.

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University of Aberdeen


The University of Aberdeen is Scotland’s third oldest university and the fifth  oldest in the UK. Founded by Bishop William Elphinstone in 1495, the beautiful campus attracts a diverse international community of over 14,000 students  from over  130 countries.

The University of Aberdeen is ranked as a Top 20 UK university by the Guardian University Guide 2024 and Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024, and ranks among the best 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023). It also ranks second across Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland for student satisfaction in The …

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