Energy and Resources Management MSc
Options: PG Diploma, PG Certificate
Taught at UCL Australia, this two-year programme is designed to provide students with a comprehensive knowledge of contemporary theory and practice in the sustainable management of energy and natural resources. Uniquely, the programme is a degree of UCL and also meets the requirements of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). CRICOS provider number 03095G.
Mode of study
- Full-time 2 years
- Part-time 3-5 years
- UK/EU Full-time: AUD$32,250
- UK/EU Part-time: AUD$16,125
- Overseas Full-time: AUD$32,250
- Overseas Part-time: AUD$16,125
The fees quoted for this programme are per annum.
Application dateWe accept applications throughout the year. Applications for the MSc programme are made through the online application form which is available at www.ucl.ac.uk/australia/study/master_of_science_in_energy_and_resources
What will I learn?
The programme places particular emphasis on policy, strategy and planning. Students develop a depth and breadth of technical and practical skills, up-to-date energy and resources sector knowledge, and have the opportunity to complete a unique and substantial research project with a relevant industrial or governmental partner.
Why should I study this degree at UCL?
UCL Australia, is the first UCL campus outside of the UK, and is located in state-of-the-art refurbished facilities in the centre of Adelaide, South Australia's capital city.
Students and business partners of UCL Australia are able to access the full breadth of UCL's immense expertise in energy and resources-related issues, while South Australia provides excellent opportunities to explore energy and resources issues in context.
This MSc binds together industrial knowledge and expertise in the energy and resources sector. Graduates of the programme gain an internationally-recognised Master's qualification from one of the world's foremost universities.
Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits. In year one the programme consists of four core modules and four optional modules. In year two students can follow either a Coursework stream (the four remaining optional modules listed and two research projects) or a Research stream (industry research project).
A Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits) is offered.
A Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits) is offered.
All MSc students undertake a research project as part of their study programme. For those who select the coursework stream, they are required to complete two short research projects (16 credits), whilst the students undertaking the research stream complete an industry research project (60 credits).
Teaching and Learning
The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, tutorials, problem-based learning and workshops. Each taught course will be assessed by a three-hour examination (60%) and coursework (40%). The industry research project is assessed by a dissertation and supported by an oral defence, whilst the short research projects are assessed by a short dissertation and an oral defence.
Further details available on subject website:
There is a small number of highly competitive Santos and BHP Billiton Scholarships available for prospective students.
Further information is available on the UCL Australia Scholarships website.
Further information about funding and scholarships can be found on the Scholarships and funding website.
A minimum of a second-class (upper division) UK or Australian Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline (for example, engineering, economics, science, law or business) or an equivalent qualification. Alternatively, an Australian undergraduate degree plus at least five years' work experience in a relevant industry or government sector (for example, energy and resource companies, policy organisations, regulatory bodies). Equivalent international qualifications are also acceptable.Part-time study is not available for certain visa categories. Please go to www.immi.gov.au for more information.
Select your country for equivalent alternative requirements
English language proficiency level: Good
How to apply
We accept applications throughout the year. Applications for the MSc programme are made through the online application form which is available at www.ucl.ac.uk/australia/study/master_of_science_in_energy_and_resources
Who can apply?
The programme is designed for recent graduates seeking to work in the energy and resources sector. It will also appeal to professionals who have been in the workplace for some time and are now looking to change the focus of their career or to change sector.
The MSc aims to prepare students for careers with a focus on policy development, strategy and planning in corporations operating in the energy or resources sectors or in government departments whose remit covers these sectors. UCL Australia places the needs of the energy and resources business sector at the centre of all that it does. By working closely with industry, business consultancies and government departments in Australia and beyond we seek to ensure that our MSc curriculum produces highly employable graduates.
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