Climate Change Economics & Policy

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Climate Change Economics and Policy

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Degrees available: Degree Length of study Full time MSc 12 months This course has two start dates - January & September How to apply: Apply online via UKPASS Status: If you need a visa to study in the UK - for entry Sept 2013, apply before 19th July 2013, and for entry Jan 2014, apply by 15th Nov 2013. Fees: Academic Year MSc PGDiploma PGCertificate 2012-13(inc Jan 2013) £16,800 £11,025 £7,455 2013-14
(inc Jan 2014) £16,800 £11,025 £7,455 2013-14
(inc Jan 2015) £16,800 £11,025 £7,455 Academic School: Graduate School of Natural Resources La…

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Useful Links CEPMLP websiteCEPMLP scholarships Related Courses Pre-Sessional Programmes
All courses from CEPMLP

Climate Change Economics and Policy

Snapshot

Degrees available: Degree Length of study Full time MSc 12 months This course has two start dates - January & September How to apply: Apply online via UKPASS Status: If you need a visa to study in the UK - for entry Sept 2013, apply before 19th July 2013, and for entry Jan 2014, apply by 15th Nov 2013. Fees: Academic Year MSc PGDiploma PGCertificate 2012-13(inc Jan 2013) £16,800 £11,025 £7,455 2013-14
(inc Jan 2014) £16,800 £11,025 £7,455 2013-14
(inc Jan 2015) £16,800 £11,025 £7,455 Academic School: Graduate School of Natural Resources Law, Policy & Management

Aims of the Programme

MSc Climate Change Economics & Policy aims to provide an integrated understanding of the issues involved in the most talked about policy debate of our times, climate change, from an inter-disciplinary perspective taking economic, legal and political aspects into consideration. It will prepare students with skills required to analyse, synthesise and evaluate key theoretical concepts related to climate change and their practical applications to the energy sector. This will prepare the students for success in this evolving field.

Programme Content

The MSc is made up of core and elective modules, as follows:

Core - Induction Programme

Core - three from:

  • Climate Change Economics and Policy
  • Politics of the Environment and Climate Change
  • Energy and Climate Change Law and Policy
  • Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development – Economics and Policy Issues
  • Renewable Energy: Technology, Economics and Policy

Electives - 80 credits from:

  • Implementation of Climate Change Obligations
  • Energy Economics – the Issues
  • International Nuclear Politics
  • Energy Economics – the Tools
  • Quantitative Methods for Energy Economists
  • Commodity Trading and Strategic Asset Optimisation in the Energy Industry
  • Environmental Law and Policy for Natural Resources and Energy
  • International Developments in Energy Policy

Core - a dissertation or internship in the field of climate change economics and policy

For more information on modules, please visit the CEPMLP website.

Methods of Assessment

Each course is assessed by a combination of examinations and a research paper.

Entry Requirements

You should have a good 4-year degree, equivalent to a UK honours degree, preferably at upper 2nd class level or above. Candidates holding the equivalent of a good 2nd class lower degree may also apply. You must provide degree certificates and academic transcripts with your application. Preferred degree disciplines are Law, Economics, Geology, Petroleum or Mining Engineering, Finance. Work experience in the energy/natural resources industry is an advantage, though it is not a strict requirement for admission to the MSc.

English Language Requirement: IELTS of 6.5 (or equivalent), if your first language is not English. Please check our Language Requirements page for details of equivalent grades from other test providers, and information about the University of Dundee English Language courses.

Sources of Funding

Information about the Centre for Energy, Petroleum & Mineral Law & Policy scholarships can be found on the Centre for Energy, Petroleum & Mineral Law & Policy scholarships webpage.

Other sources of funding for postgraduate students can be found on our Scholarships webpage.

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Admissions Contact

Kathleen ShorttCEPMLP
Carnegie Building
University of Dundee
Nethergate
Dundee
DD1 4HN
Scotland

Telephone: 01382 385453 (from the UK)Telephone: +44 (0)1382 385453 (from outside the UK)
Fax: 01382 385854 (from the UK)Fax: +44 (0)1382 385854 (from outside the UK)
Email: cepmlp@dundee.ac.uk Postgraduate AdmissionsAdmissions and Student Recruitment
University of Dundee
Nethergate
Dundee
DD1 4HN
Scotland

Telephone: 01382 384 384 (from the UK)Telephone: +44 1382 384 384 (from outside the UK)
Fax: 01382 385 500 (from the UK)Fax: +44 1382 385 500 (from outside the UK)
Email: postgrad-admissions@dundee.ac.uk
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