ENERGY ECONOMICS AND FINANCE - 2017/8
Module code: ENGM283
Centre for Environment & Sustainability
MORSE S Prof (CES)
Number of Credits
FHEQ Level 7
Module cap (Maximum number of students)
Overall student workload
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Prerequisites / Co-requisites
None Qualifying condition(s) A weighted aggregate mark of 50% is required to pass the module
As the world is increasing in globalised activity and energy predominantly so, the course looks at understanding the impact and pace of globalisation on the economy. Students will build a systematic understanding and knowledge of the current awareness of economics and finance relating to the energy sector. It also offers the tools and abilities to understand and analyse this sector enabling a comprehensive understanding of techniques applicable to their own research.
C - Cognitive/analytical
K - Subject knowledge
T - Transferable skills
P - Professional/Practical skills
Indicative content includes:
• Energy and economics (Finance)
• Learning the economic theories that are operative in the current climate
• Foundation of micro macro impact of economics on the energy sector
• What is globalisation; breakdown, how does it influence economics
• Understanding globalisations impact on economy and energy
• Tools to analyse business practices such as SWOT and PEST used in the energy sector
• Learning to use empirical methodologies in creating and analysing data and financial activity
• Energy finance and contracting
• Understanding basics in energy markets (commodities trading, speculation and wholesale market players)
Methods of Teaching / Learning
Lectures and practical classes.
Coursework: Written assignment, including essay
Assessment Criteria are descriptions of the skills, knowledge or attributes students need to demonstrate in order to complete an assessment successfully and Grade-Related Criteria are descriptions of the skills, knowledge or attributes students need to demonstrate to achieve a certain grade or mark in an assessment. Assessment Criteria and Grade-Related Criteria for module assessments will be made available to students prior to an assessment taking place. More information will be available from the module leader.
Feedback on assessment
Following an assessment, students will be given their marks and feedback in line with the Assessment Regulations and Policy. More information on the timing and type of feedback that will be provided for each assessment will be available from the module leader.
The Pass mark for the module is 50%. Any minimum qualifying marks for specific assessments are listed in the table above. The weighting of the different components can also be found above. The Programme Specification contains information on what happens if you fail an assessment component or the module.
Reading list for ENERGY ECONOMICS AND FINANCE : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/engm283
Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2017/8 academic year.