- Professor Lisa Ryan
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- Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the key issues in energy economics and policy.
- Understand and be able to apply key economic methodologies to analyse energy policies and issues.
- Recognise key challenges from energy markets, energy systems and technologies.
- Understand results from academic papers, reports and wide variety of literature on energy and use them in the analysis of empirical energy economic and policy problems.
- Identify the types of data and analysis needed to analyse challenges presented in the energy agenda.
- Write papers and reports to a high standard and quality on the current and future issues relating to global energy policy.
1. Introduction to energy economics
2. Economics of energy demand
3. Economics of energy supply
4. Electricity markets
5. International energy and climate change policy
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Examination: Mid-term online exam||Week 6||Yes||Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Examination: Final online exam||2 hour End of Trimester Exam||Yes||Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Assignment: Individual essay||Week 8||n/a||Graded||No||
|Group Project: A project will be assigned in groups of 4/5. It will require analysis of energy policy relating to a country or region. More details given in class.||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Summer||Yes - 2 Hour|
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
Feedback is given to students on their group presentation and report and individually on their presentation and their term paper. Students also peer review each other's presentations.