UCL Energy Institute



UCL Energy Institute is a sought-after destination for aspiring Master's and PhD students looking to study energy demand and energy economics and policy.

UCL Energy Institute delivers world-leading teaching, research and policy support on the challenges of climate change and energy security. Our MSc and PhD programmes equip graduates with the tools needed for a career as a leader in energy-related industry, academia, or policy making. We welcome students from a wide spectrum of professional, academic and cultural backgrounds to develop new skills in a dynamic, multidisciplinary environment. 

Undergraduate degrees

Sustainable Built Environments, Energy and Resources BSc and MEng

New for the 2023/24 academic year, this BSc and MEng programme gives students the skills needed to help design and create a more sustainable future. This new undergraduate programme combines our expertise with the expertise of our sustainability-focussed sister Institutes in the Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources.

Master's degrees

Economics and Policy of Energy and the Environment

Smart Energy and the Built Environment MSc

Smart energy technologies and services in buildings, towns and cities have the power to transform our energy system, making it more sustainable whilst ensuring resilience, security of supply, and controlling costs. This MSc will train students to be at the forefront of this revolution in smart energy and the built environment.

View in the prospectus ►
Find out about the student experience

Light bulbs

Energy Systems and Data Analytics MSc

This MSc programme provides an academically leading and industrially relevant study of energy systems through the lens of data analytics.


View in the prospectus ►
Find out about the student experience ►

A man and a woman in suits planting trees, or 'greening' a city scape

Economics and Policy of Energy and the Environment MSc

This MSc equips its graduates to grasp issues such as climate change, resource exhaustion, energy poverty and energy security, to become sustainability leaders in business, policy-making and research.

View in the prospectus ►
Find out about the student experience


MPhil/PhD in Energy

A three-year programme through which students define their studies in Energy and produce definitive and cutting-edge doctoral research.

Energy Resilience and the Built Environment Centre for Doctoral Training (ERBE CDT)

The UCL Energy Institute, together with the Energy and Physical Sciences Research Council, Loughborough University and Ireland's Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy, has set up ERBE to train future leaders and innovators in the field of energy and the built environment.

MPhil/PhD Funding and Scholarships

Whether you are a current student or a prospective student there are a range of funding to support you whilst you are undertaking your MPhil/PhD research available from our Faculty and beyond.


What our students say 

Student testimonials

Many of our graduates credit their studies at UCL Energy Institute for launching them into their new careers. Find out what they have to say.

Chat to a student

Do you have questions about studying with us? Chat to a Bartlett student on unibuddy.