This course will help you develop the critical and systemic thinking needed to steer the shift towards sustainable energy in the public, private and third sectors. Building on the influential research of the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), you’ll be taught by leading academics who are developing new interdisciplinary thinking in energy policy and applying this to contemporary challenges around the world.
This MSc offers a broad-based, social science training in energy policy. Incorporating ideas from economics, political science and innovation studies. There is a focus on the role of innovation throughout the course.
Teaching is interdisciplinary, practical and applied. You’ll focus on real-world policy problems and learn the skills required to analyse them, and propose viable policy solutions.
Applicants do not require any prior training or education experience in the subject area, just a passion to drive change.
This Masters is taught 100% online and is part-time. This course is part-time and can be completed in a minimum of two years. You have the opportunity to step on and off the course, pausing your studies if your work or life commitments require, providing you complete the course within four years from enrolment.