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    I am interested in the course MSc energy markets.
    Can anyone tell me more about it, about its reputation, job prospects...etc.?
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    I saw this course about two weeks ago and it is on my list of Masters degrees to seriously consider.

    What career are you thinking of pursuing? Commodity trader or energy market analyst?

    I studied Business Management and so have some previous study of economics and statistics and so I am looking forward to the econometrics and the monetary policy module. I also covered carbon trading and emissions from a module covering some CSR.

    I personally would like to trade in the coal or grain markets or analyse for someone major like IHS McClosky or Platts, this programme seems to cover energy in general and if I was serious about grain I would opt for the Reading Uni M.Sc. Agricultural Economics.

    As it is the first year of the course from 2013, I'm assuming you have read as much as anyone else? Hull is mid-range ranking but if you have a good undergraduate degree, that would definitely improve your profile but time will tell if this programme might prove to have gravitas but I can't imagine it would have impact like the LSE or Cass. I'm guessing it's not a golden ticket into big players like Glencore, Cargill or Vitol without some years industry experience but I don't see why it can't lead to them one day.

    When I think of trading Coal I think of RWE Supply and Trading which I think this programme would appeal to them, which companies have you thought of?

    I'm thinking of entering this course in 2014, more than 2013.
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    That's what I concern, in order to get into this field I am not sure if this MSc would help, I guess it's not even an entry ticket (given the name of the school), no need to mention as a 'golden ticket'

    I studied economics and finance and is heading towards CFA level 2, yet I have no any industry exposure in this area(energy markets, financial markets)

    The description of the course is quite anonymous, not quite sure about the exact content of each module despite the name of it, I am thinking like...would it be too risky to do this master?

    I think I graduated from quite a decent university but my grades sucked, therefore I don't have much choices, can only target at those lower ranked school (for finance) or mid-range school (for business with electives in finance).

    Btw, why are you considering to enter this course in 2014 instead of 13?


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    I saw this course about two weeks ago and it is on my list of Masters degrees to seriously consider.

    What career are you thinking of pursuing? Commodity trader or energy market analyst?

    I studied Business Management and so have some previous study of economics and statistics and so I am looking forward to the econometrics and the monetary policy module. I also covered carbon trading and emissions from a module covering some CSR.

    I personally would like to trade in the coal or grain markets or analyse for someone major like IHS McClosky or Platts, this programme seems to cover energy in general and if I was serious about grain I would opt for the Reading Uni M.Sc. Agricultural Economics.

    As it is the first year of the course from 2013, I'm assuming you have read as much as anyone else? Hull is mid-range ranking but if you have a good undergraduate degree, that would definitely improve your profile but time will tell if this programme might prove to have gravitas but I can't imagine it would have impact like the LSE or Cass. I'm guessing it's not a golden ticket into big players like Glencore, Cargill or Vitol without some years industry experience but I don't see why it can't lead to them one day.

    When I think of trading Coal I think of RWE Supply and Trading which I think this programme would appeal to them, which companies have you thought of?

    I'm thinking of entering this course in 2014, more than 2013.
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    I too saw that there wasn't any descriptions of the modules so I googled all the titles and found descriptions on Wikipedia and Investopedia etc. and put them all together to get an idea of the bigger picture this course is offering.

    I could email this word document off to some prospective employers and see what their response is and what positions they might offer.

    I think it would be worth contacting the Business School to see what else they can supply in terms of information. I'll do so and I'll post it up on here.

    The University of Hull has no 'reputation' so to speak but looking on Linkedin some graduates have gone to some good companies and when I mentioned a 'Golden Ticket' I was talking more about the niche focus of the programme - which puts it on par with Cass Business School's M.Sc. Energy, Trade & Finance though that programme is held in high regard.

    Have you looked at the Université de Genève MA International Trading, Shipping and Commodity Finance in association with the Geneva Trading and Shipping Association? It is an apprenticeship style programme with a modular schedule, if you are looking to find a route into Trading.

    I might pursue that if I graduate from this Energy Markets programme.
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    You mentioned about perceived return on investment.

    The European Business School, London (Part of Regent's College) in Regent's Park in London, next to London Business School is now offering a new M.Sc. in Oil & Gas Trade Management http://www.ebslondon.ac.uk/courses/p...anagement.aspx the course fees are £14,000

    Compared to the £9000 for the Hull course and the £23,000 for the Cass courses.

    EBS has a good rep in London and graduates go on to all the brand names.
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    One quick question: can you name any university/program related to this regard that has a more lenient entry requirements?
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    Hi all,

    Thanks Protagoras for mentioning the new MSc Oil & Gas Trade Management at the European Business School London (part of Regent's College London).

    The entry requirements for this programme are:
    - Minimum of a lower second class UK Honours undergraduate degree, or its international equivalent, in any discipline, from a recognised institution
    - Fluency in English (if your mother tongue is not English, we require a recent pass in an some specific qualifications - info on our website)

    The MSc Oil & Gas Trade Management is unique in the UK as it focuses on the ‘downstream’ side of the industry - the management of trade in oil and gas products. The programme has been designed in response to industry demand, with input from senior industry executives at companies such as Shell, BP, Petrobras, ICAP and Tullett Prebon.

    More info on the entry requirements here: http://www.ebslondon.ac.uk/courses/a...uirements.aspx

    More info on the programme here:
    http://www.ebslondon.ac.uk/courses/p...anagement.aspx
 
 
 
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