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Advanced Diploma Advanced Diploma in Energy Finance: Fossil Fuels to Renewables

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Note: This program will next be offered in the Fall 2017 semester.

Program Description

The energy sector is a major driver in the global economy. Further growth is inevitable as developing economies struggle to reach parity with the developed world, magnifying both the demand for energy and the need for innovations in renewable and alternative exploration methods. Those who are interested in working in the finance segment of this industry must understand the changing landscape and its potential outcomes over the coming decades.

The Advanced Diploma in Energy Finance: Fossil Fuels to Renewables provides professionals with an in-depth overview of the specifics of financing energy, whether fossil fuels or renewables. It serves to hone skills in data interpretation and analysis, while examining the related risks and regulations in this emerging field. This program of study will be offered in a blended format and provides you with a foundation for understanding and using qualitative and quantitative tools effectively within the energy sector. The courses will explore methods for evaluating financial data from the energy industry, discuss processes for analyzing data, and provide guidance on interpreting and utilizing the findings of evaluations.

Note: It is recommended that students applying for this diploma have an academic or professional background in finance or statistics.

Work Product

As a student in this program, you will be provided with market data and information on one or more sectors of the energy market and will be required to deliver a comprehensive analysis and forecast of market trends and prices.

Job Skills

  • Energy data analytics
  • Energy financial modeling
  • The knowledge to interpret energy market data and forecasts
  • The skills to write reports and recommendations on the energy industry’s sectors
  • The ability to prepare market and corporate financial performance forecasts

 

Job Titles

  • Energy Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Energy Market Analyst
  • Risk Control Analyst
  • Financial Services Analyst

 

Please Note: The NYU School of Professional Studies does not sponsor student visas for Diploma programs. Prospective students must independently ensure proper visa status for study at NYUSPS. If you are an international applicant seeking admission for the spring, you may want to consult with a US embassy or consulate on the appropriate visa for you.

Tuition: $2,750

Duration

1 semester

You'll Walk Away With

  • The knowledge to understand the markets for the production and delivery of different energy sources, from fossil fuels to nuclear to renewables
  • The tools to identify and understand the influences on energy markets and to make effective analyses, decisions, and recommendations
  • The ability to analyze and deliver informed interpretation of energy market data and forecasts
  • The knowledge required to write reports and recommendations on the energy industry's sectors
  • The ability to prepare market and corporate financial performance forecasts

Required Program Curriculum

hand selected to give you the skills and training you need to start your new career

Energy Modeling Foundations

Acquire a foundation in energy investments, markets, and strategies, as well as an introduction to the broader energy sector.

Risks and Opportunities: Geopolitics, Policy, and Regulation

Examine risks in different contexts across countries, energy sectors, and development to holistically analyze and evaluate energy projects.

Energy Analytics: Data, Interpretation, and Analysis

Hone your ability to understand and make sense of future energy projections and real-time data in the energy sector.

CleanTech, Renewables, and Alternative Energy Finance

Explore the models, financing vehicles, and investment opportunities for alternative energy sources.

JobFocus: Energy Finance: Fossil Fuels to Renewables

Gain a better understanding of long-term career management topics in energy finance.

General Admission Requirements

For those who have earned a college degree
• B.A. or B.S. degree or equivalent
• Résumé
• Contact information for one reference

  • Academic or professional background in finance or statistics

Energy Modeling Foundations

Acquire a foundation in energy investments, markets, and strategies, as well as an introduction to the broader energy sector.

Risks and Opportunities: Geopolitics, Policy, and Regulation

Examine risks in different contexts across countries, energy sectors, and development to holistically analyze and evaluate energy projects.

Energy Analytics: Data, Interpretation, and Analysis

Hone your ability to understand and make sense of future energy projections and real-time data in the energy sector.

CleanTech, Renewables, and Alternative Energy Finance

Explore the models, financing vehicles, and investment opportunities for alternative energy sources.

JobFocus: Energy Finance: Fossil Fuels to Renewables

Gain a better understanding of long-term career management topics in energy finance.