This degree prepares future energy technology leaders and decision makers to tackle complex challenges, from governing energy systems to developing sustainable and renewable energy policy.
To find out core information about this degree, such as entry requirements, programme length and cost, visit the UCL prospectus site.
Candidates undertake modules to the value of 180 credits. The degree is a collaboration between UCL STEaPP and the UCL Energy Institute.
The programme consists of seven core modules (105 credits), an elective module (15 credits), and a Final project module (60 credits) with a real-world partner.
If you would like to find out more about any of the modules or course structure, please contact our admissions team: email@example.com
Students undertake six core modules through UCL STEaPP (including either the MPA Individual Project or MPA Group Project) and can choose to follow either the environmental economics pathway or the energy modelling and innovation pathway with the UCL Energy Institute.
- Public Administration (STEP0029)
- Evidence for Decision Making (STEP0027)
- Policy Making (STEP0028)
- Knowledge and Governance (STEP0026)
- Analytical Methods for Policy (STEP0020)
- MPA Individual Project (STEP0036) OR;
- MPA Group Project (STEP0035)
Environmental economics pathway
Energy modelling and innovation pathway
Candidates select one optional module from the following:
- Risk Assessment and Governance (STEP0021)
- Clean Energy and Development (STEP0004)
- Urban Innovation and Policy (STEP0009)
- Development, Technology and Innovation Policy (STEP0006)
- Energy, Technology and Climate Policy (STEP0008)
- Science Funding and Governance (STEP0024)
- Sustainable Infrastructure and Public Policy (STEP0025)
- Gender and Technology (STEP0037)
Subject to availability and dependent on pathway from UCL Energy Institute:
Energy Modelling and Innovation pathway:
Environmental Economics pathway:
- Econometrics for energy and the environment
- Behavioural Economics and Game Theory for the Environment
- Energy, Environment and Resources in Developing Countries
MPA Group Project and Individual Project
In the Group Project and Individual Project, candidates work with an external client on a relevant policy challenge. With the support of STEaPP academic staff, the candidates work either in a group or individually to produce an analysis that meets their clients' needs.