UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Energy and Resources Management

The course provides students with a thorough knowledge of sustainable management of energy and natural resources. The programme covers both theory and practice, with a focus on modern issues faced by industry.

Entry requirements

Applicants are required to have a minimum of an upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree, an Australian Honours degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard in an appropriate discipline, for example, engineering, information technology, economics, science, law or business. Alternatively, an Australian Bachelor's degree plus at least 5 years of work experience in a relevant industry or government sector (such as energy or resource company, policy organisation or regulatory body) is acceptable, or an Australian Bachelor's degree completed at a level of high distinction with a distinction in each of their final-year units of study.

Course modules

Core courses: economics of energy, resources and the environment; law for energy and resources; resource development and sustainable management; energy technology perspectives; either research projects a and b (for coursework stream); or industry research project (for research stream). Options: international policy and geopolitics of energy and resources; energy efficiency and conservation; project management for energy and resources; macroeconomics and sustainability; political economy of oil and gas; financing resource projects; water resources management; social licensing.

Assessment methods

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 percent) and coursework (40 percent). 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.

Sponsorship information

There is a small number of highly competitive Santos and BHP Billiton Scholarships available for prospective students.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 2 years
MSc Part-time - 3 years
PgCert Full-time - 2 years
PgCert Part-time - 3 years
PgDip Full-time - 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East
Torrens Building (Australia) Adelaide 5000

Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
618 8110 9963