The program is intended for postgraduate Masters of Sciences in Energy Economics, Environment and Policy will be offered to two different groups.

Group I: Full-Time Students

The Time length for Group I will be of 2 years, comprising three semesters and 3 months of Dissertation writing.

Group II: Part-Time Students

Students will be given between 2 to 3 years to complete the degree allowing them to choose their own work load with a minimum of three courses in the first semester and two onwards. They will also be allowed a time period of 3-6 months for the completion of their dissertations (though strict compliance with initial deadline submitted by them will be enforced).

Requirements for the Program

An undergraduate degree in any of the following:

  • Economics or an Undergrad with minor in economics, finance or business
  • Science (including Environmental science) and/or engineering Also, all applicants will be required to fulfill the requirements outlined by the Department of Economics.

Program Objectives

The  program aims to provide:

  • A thorough understanding of the economics of energy supply, demand and policy (both in Pakistan and Internationally)
  • The graduates not only technical, but also analytical understanding of the global energy economy, and its sectors.
  • Them with the ability to make complex decisions in the industry given the environmental constraints and the know-how to resolve problems
  • An understanding of different economic, political and policy dynamics or energy and related problems.

The program is unique to Pakistan and will focus on the areas that have gained importance in the global energy economic agenda:

  1. Environment and Climate
  2. Energy Economics
  3. Modelling
  4. Regulations and Policy
  5. Efficiency and Security

There is a need for specially qualified professionals who have the aptitude required to apply their knowledge and skills to a variety of issues and are able to relate the results to policy making and planning.

Required Courses

Area  Course Code/Title
Accounting ACC419 Financial Accounting
Economics ECO410 Econometrics I
ECO412 Econometrics II
ECO511 Micro and Macro Analysis
ECO512 Quantitative Methods in Economics
ECO513 Research Methods and Dissertation
ECO514 Energy Economics and Technology
ECO515 Theory and Practice of Public Policy
ECO516 Industry Economics
ECO517 Economics of International Energy and Its Issues
Energy Management EEM403 Energy Sources and Management
EEM510 Economics of Energy Management
EEM511 Energy Regulation and Policy Analysis
EEM601 Environmental Management and Green Technology

Course Structure

Semester One Semester Two Semester Three
Micro and Macro Analysis
Econometrics I
Quantitative Methods in Economics
Research Methods and Dissertation
Energy Economics and Technology
Econometrics II
Theory and Practice of Public Policy
Industry Economics
Energy Sources and Management
Financial Accounting
Economics of Energy Management
Energy Regulation and Policy Analysis
Environmental Mgmt. & Green Technology
Economics of Inter. Energy & Its Issues


Method of Assessment:
Courses related to Energy will consist of 75% written examination and 25% assignment. The rest will follow the same procedure as followed by the Department of Economics. The Research Methods course will consist of 25% assignment and 75% dissertation.