EGMP057 - Energy Markets & Policy






Credit value


Module Co-ordinator

Dr Seda Erdem


Dr Seda Erdem

Contact hours

30 lectures + 10 tutorials/presentations  (40 contact hours)


20% term paper and presentation

20% class test

60% examination (resit offered)


Specific knowledge and understanding of current developments in the subject.

  • The major markets for energy
  • Principle drivers of energy supply and demand
  • The methods of managing risk in energy markets
  • The forecasting of energy prices

Learning outcomes

The ability to:

  • How to present scientific information
  • How to critically read and evaluate scientific papers
  • Retrieval of information and organization of information for a paper/report in a timely manner
  • Independent learning and working as part of a team
  • How to write and present clearly and concisely
  • Critical thinking
  • Communication - Structuring and conveying arguments
  • Oral and written presentation of scientific material and their own opinions/thoughts

Introductory reading

Carol Dahl. International Energy Markets: Understanding Pricing, Policies, and Profit. Pennwell Books

This module information is representative of what is included in the module in a given year. Details of actual reading, lectures and coursework may vary year to year and will be available at the beginning of the semester.

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