The MBA Oil and Gas Management specialist degree will hone your management skills to the specific needs of the oil and gas sector, giving practical experience while you learn and provide priceless insights and learning that can significantly impact your effectiveness and career.
With unparalleled Oil and Gas industry partnerships, this masters in Oil and Gas Management has gained international recognition through academic collaborations within the energy sector across the world. The course has flexible study modes such as the option for distance learning, while developing your understanding of the theory, practice and execution of business decisions across a range of functions within an energy context. You will attend our on-campus 9-day Leadership Week and conduct a Consultancy Project for an oil and gas client organisation.
At Aberdeen Business School, we are in the business of changing your tomorrow.
With the MBA Oil and Gas Management degree you will learn the fundamentals and key decision-making that take place in business functions within an energy context and then apply this at a strategic level. You will attend our 9-day Leadership Week event and utilise your knowledge and skills in an applied oil and gas Consultancy Project.
You will develop an in-depth understanding and gain experience of decision making in relation to a range of business functions within an energy context including Strategy, Project Management, People Management, Finance, Accounting and Oil and Gas Operations management.
You will continue to develop your understanding of various business functions including Business Development, Marketing and Sales, and oil and gas economics. You will choose an oil and gas elective module and participate in our 9-day Leadership Week event which includes a Business Simulation Exercise, academic and practical workshops, outdoor leadership development day, and guest speakers from academia and the oil and gas industry.
You will utilise your knowledge and skills in an applied business context, for a client organisation in the oil and gas industry (typically for your employer), through the Consultancy Project. The project is supported by a tutor from RGU and is designed so that the project recommendations bring real value to the client organisation.
Modules and delivery order may change for operational purposes. The University regularly reviews its courses. Course content and structure may change over time. See our course and module disclaimer for more information.
What is needed for a Masters in Oil and Gas Masters in the UK?
- Applicants must normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in any subject discipline and have at least 3 years of full-time professional work experience.
- Applicants with a lower degree classification and/or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.
- Completion of ACCA Applied Skills Modules to BSc level combined with 3 years relevant professional work experience OR completion of ACCA Strategic Professional Modules* to MSc Level combined with 3 years relevant professional work experience.
*Where this ACCA qualification has been achieved in the 5 year period preceding the MBA start date you may be considered for an exemption from module BSM013 Financial Management Accounting.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent.
Our Pre-Sessional English Programme (PSP) is available for students who have not yet reached the required English level and those who would like to improve their language competency.
Please note, some courses may require a higher standard of English than stated in this page. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.