University of Aberdeen: Energy Politics and Law
|Institution||University of Aberdeen View institution profile|
|Department||School of Social Science|
MSc Energy Politics and Law provides you with the skills to analyse the relationship between energy needs, politics, law and economics. As a society, we face challenges in the future concerning our energy reserves, storing energy for future generations, monitoring energy usage, providing it across nations and how governments should regulate it. Energy politics and law brings a multidisciplinary subject together to allow you to develop an advanced knowledge in energy management, regulatory agencies, stakeholder engagement, and NGO/policy advisory roles.
This programme will provide you with the skills to analyse energy, political, economic and legal issues. You will study the politics of energy and of electricity market reform; how economics and legal issues affect political and commercial decisions in energy; how the law affects the oil and gas industry; commercial domestic and international political regulation of energy markets; the politics and law of renewable energy; international energy security issues such as oil crises and the law and politics of climate change. Being based in Aberdeen, Europe's energy capital, we provide opportunities for direct engagement through work experience or collaboration in writing dissertation projects with the energy industry. This will enable you to more easily to find employment in an energy-related activity.
|Level||SCQF Level 11|
Applicants for admission are expected to hold a relevant Honours degree with at least 2:1 standard from a recognised educational body. In exceptional circumstances applicants without this qualification may be admitted subject to having an alternative qualification, or an approved level of work experience, appropriate to the field of study.
|EU||9000 GBP for Year 1|
|England||9000 GBP for Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||9000 GBP for Year 1|
|Scotland||9000 GBP for Year 1|
|Wales||9000 GBP for Year 1|
|Channel Islands||9000 GBP for Year 1|
|International||19000 GBP for Year 1|
The University of Aberdeen
The University of Aberdeen is the 5th oldest university in the UK. Founded by visionary Bishop Elphinstone in 1495 and influenced by European University models, the beautiful campus attracts international academics, and an equally diverse international student population from over 130 countries.
It is ‘Open to all and dedicated to the pursuit of truth in the service of others.’
Aberdeen offers around 300 taught Masters, research and PhD programmes …
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