Program Title

MSc in Renewable Energy and Environmental Finance

Program Duration (Months)

12

Study Modes

Full Time

Country
Educational qualification required for admission

Graduate degree

Admission Criteria

University College Dublin international admission is based on a variety of factors including the students' past academic records and grades, standardized test scores, etc. If an interview is required as part of the application, the university will be in touch with the applicant through a phone call or an online interview.

Application Requirements:

  • A completed application form
  • Official transcripts from all previous academic institutions attended
  • Proof of Citizenship
  • Official English Proficiency Test Scores
  • 2 Letters of Academic reference/recommendation (wherever applicable)
  • Resume, CV or Portfolio (wherever applicable)
  • Letter of Acceptance issued by the University College Dublin
  • A current passport/travel document
  • 2 colored passport-sized photographs
  • Medical Insurance
  • Financial Support Statements
Program Description

This one year full-time, or two-year part-time course is aimed at graduates with a background in a number of different fields (including Business, Economics, Finance, Engineering, Mathematics, Environmental Science and Physics) who are keen to pursue a career in the growing number of industries in the sustainable business and finance industry.

It is estimated that achieving the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 will require investments of $5-7 trillion annually across both the public and private sector. The estimated $2.5 trillion investment gap every year in the developing world is a significant challenge but also an opportunity for policy makers, investors and businesses alike.

In this respect, the course will advance your understanding of finance theory and the application of sustainability factors (with a focus on environmental issues) to financial markets. The course also features a strong low carbon energy component and aims to equip students with creative and analytical approaches to problem-solving in the sustainable finance context as well as enhance the students’ interpersonal and leadership skills.

The programme can be undertaken on a part-time basis, thus enabling current professionals with the relevant background to combine working life with study, however, this is dependent on students’ employment commitments.  Note that this is not a dedicated part-time programme and that students will be required to attend lectures, tutorials and complete group assignments in conjunction with the full-time cohort, for whom the schedule is primarily during working hours for a block of hours on several days a week.  Modules in the autumn trimester will be delivered in a compressed format meaning that modules are taught intensively over two 6 week periods, requiring additional attendance at lectures and tutorials. Employer support is therefore essential.

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Medium of Instruction

English

Location

University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland

IELTS Requirement

6

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