The MSc in Energy and Society is an innovative postgraduate programme at Durham University UK, designed to appeal across the disciplines. It will be of interest to engineers seeking to understand how and why innovations succeed or fail, to social scientists who want to improve their understanding of energy developments and to a broad range of graduates with an interest in today’s energy issues.
The full-time course consists of two terms of teaching, during which students are introduced to the range of research questions and methods, and a dissertation, involving the design, development and implementation of an independent research project. Students work closely with academic staff, and have the opportunity to become involved in active research projects.
The programme draws on leading experts in energy studies at Durham from Anthropology, Engineering, Geography and other departments. The two core taught modules are delivered via intensive block-teaching, and there is also a field study.
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