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Finance Diploma in Energy Finance: Fossil Fuels to Renewables

Diploma 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 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. Students hone skills in data interpretation and analysis, while examining the related risks and regulations in this emerging field. This program of study is offered in a blended format and provides a foundation for understanding and using qualitative and quantitative tools effectively within the energy sector. The courses 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.

The Diploma is awarded to students who successfully complete the four required courses within two years.

Note: This program is offered in sequence and has been designed to be taken over the course of two semesters.

Also, please note: New students are accepted in the fall and the spring semesters. We do not accept new students in the summer.

For questions about the program, please contact sps.global.affairs@nyu.edu. For questions about the application process, please contact sps.diploma@nyu.edu.

Must be completed within

2 years

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 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

Program Curriculum

COURSES THAT GIVE YOU THE SKILLS AND TRAINING YOU NEED TO START YOUR NEW CAREER

Program Curriculum

COURSES THAT PROVIDE FOUNDATIONAL INFORMATION IN THE FIELD WITH OPTIONS TO SPECIALIZE IN AN AREA RELEVANT TO YOUR NEEDS

REQUIRED

All Courses Required

Energy Modeling Foundations

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

2018 Fall
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

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.

2 sections

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.

2018 Fall
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

CleanTech, Renewables, and Alternative Energy Finance

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

1 section

OPTIONAL

Complete 0

JobFocus: Energy Finance: Fossil Fuels to Renewables

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

2019 Spring
1 section

General Admission Requirements

  • Resume
  • Two references
  • Essay
  • A bachelor’s degree

  • An academic or professional background in finance or statistics (recommended but not required)

Energy Modeling Foundations

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

2018 Fall
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

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.

2 sections

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.

2018 Fall
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

CleanTech, Renewables, and Alternative Energy Finance

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

1 section

JobFocus: Energy Finance: Fossil Fuels to Renewables

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

2019 Spring
1 section