Oil and Gas Management
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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.
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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.
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You will learn through a combination of lectures, seminars and workshop sessions which compromise of a mix of group study, simulation, case studies and presentations.
At RGU, it is possible to complete the MBA in Oil and GAs Managmeent by distance learning. You will learn via our online virtual learning environment, CampusMoodle which provides you with lectures and course materials and allows you to study from any location. Open to UK national as well as international students, you will participate in active, group-related learning within a supportive online community setting.
- Lectures - 20 students per group, 3 hours per week
- Seminars - 20 students per group, 6 hours per semester
- Project Supervision - 1:1 supervision, 24 hours final semester only
- Practical class or workshop - 20 students per group, 100 hours per semester
- Independent Study - 450 hours per semester
- Lectures - 40 students per group, 2.5 hours per week
- Seminars - 40 students per group, 2.5 hours per semester
- Webinar - 40 students per group, 2.5 hours per semester
- Project Supervision - 1:1 supervision, 12 hours final semester only
- Practical class or workshop - 40 students per group, 32-48 hours per semester
- Independent Study - 250 hours per semester
You will participate in our 9-day Leadership Week event, held on campus, 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 have the opportunity to meet and network with fellow MBA students across all modes of study and industry experts from local and national businesses.
How long is the Oil and Gas Management degree?
The total learning effort on the course is the equivalent of 1800 hours spread across
- 1 year for full time (on campus)
- 2 years for part time (online)
This is to include independent study and coursework preparation, workshops, lectures and other activities.
Staff Delivering on This Course
The MBA programme is taught by industry experts and leading academics who have had successful careers within the corporate world and energy industries. One of our staff members on the programme is a Fellow of the Energy Institute, and two members of staff are Members of the Energy Institute, which ensures the teaching on the course is of the highest standard and relevance to industry.
We have strong industry partnerships with the biggest energy companies across the world including Total, BP, Wood, and Sonatrach and work closely with CEO’s, directors and key managers to design and continuously develop our MBA offering and ensure the curriculum is appropriate to the needs of oil and gas senior managers of the future.
Typically students are assessed each year:
- 1 written exam, 24 hour time window; online exam
- 7 written assignments, including essays
- 3 reports
- 1 portfolio
- 1 project output
- 2 oral assessments
- 3 group critiques
- 1 written exam, 24 hour time window; online exam
- 5 written assignments, including essay
- 5 written assignments, including essay
- 1 project portfolio with report
- 1 oral assessment
We aim to provide you with feedback within 20 working days of hand-in for all written exams, coursework and practical exams.
The Inclusion Centre advises and supports students who disclose a sensory or mobility impairment, chronic medical condition, mental health issue, dyslexia and other specific learning differences. Applicants are encouraged to arrange a pre-entry visit to discuss any concerns and to view the facilities.
ONLINE LEARNING & SUPPORT
All undergraduate and postgraduate students, whether you are learning on-campus or by online distance learning, benefit from using our collaborative virtual learning environment, CampusMoodle. You will be provided with 24/7 online access to your learning material and resources, along with the ability to interact with your class members and tutors for discussion and support.
STUDY SKILLS SUPPORT
The Study Support Team provides training and support to all students in:
- Academic writing
- Study skills (note taking, exam techniques, time management, presentation)
- Maths and statistics
- English language
- Information technology support
The Library offers support for your course, including the books, eBooks, and journals you will need. We also offer online reading lists for many modules, workshops and drop-ins on searching skills and referencing, and much more.
Within the Consultancy Project you will act as a consultant for a business within the oil and gas industry on an agreed issue relating to its operations. It allows you to apply your knowledge, leadership and strategic thinking skills within a practical context, face challenges of working within new settings, apply learning to new problems and earn valuable experience of working in a multi-national environment.
All projects are strategic in nature and focus on real opportunities facing an organisation or government department/agency. Previous projects have ranged from developing an international gas utilisation and monetisation strategy in West Africa to developing a global strategy and franchising for a major oil company. You can also use the Consultancy Project as an opportunity to produce a business plan for your own entrepreneurial ventures within the oil and gas industry.
Once you have completed the MBA Oil and Gas Management postgraduate, the doors of management within oil and gas are certifiably open. On completion, you will be able to take that next step in your career to a senior leadership position either within your existing organisation, a new organisation or on setting up your own business.
Is studying for the MBA a good career choice?
This degree is globally recognised and can be taken to employers across any continent, it can be linked with other career fields and degree programs such as the Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA).
Our MBA Careers and Employability programme comprises of a suite of workshops designed to stimulate your thinking, put you in control of your career planning and prepare you to compete effectively in the employment market.
The programme provides you with priceless managerial skills and competences, as well as academic theory and knowledge, to enable you to maximise your potential within the oil and gas industry.
Previous graduates have filled roles such as:
- Marketing Manager
- Launched their own business
- Business Consultant
- Moved into Academia
- Senior Vice President
- UK Country Manager
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.
We accept a variety of in-country and secure English language tests, find out more:
Please note, some courses may require a higher standard of English than stated in this page. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Tuition fees for this MBA Oil and Gas Management course in the UK are as follows:
FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2020/2021
Full-time All Students
- ￡19,800 entire course
Online Learning All Students
- ￡9,250 Year 1
- ￡9,250 Year 2
FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2019/2020
Full-time All Students
- ￡17,000 entire course
Part-time/Online Learning All Students
- ￡5,390 Year 1
- ￡6,370 Year 2
- ￡5,240 Year 3
The following course-related costs are not included in the course fees:
- The cost of books that you may wish to purchase.
- Costs associated with your placement / study abroad
- Accommodation and living costs
- Associated travel and accommodation costs for attending 9-day Leadership Week at our Garthdee Campus, Aberdeen
Robert Gordon University is delighted to offer a 20% loyalty discount on course fees for all alumni who have graduated from RGU.
Scholarships and Financial Awards
You may also qualify for a scholarship or financial award:
For new intakes course fees are reviewed and published annually for each mode of delivery. Tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in the offer letter. For further information see:
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