MBA Oil and Gas Management MBA
MBA Oil and Gas Management (Full-time)
This AMBA accredited course offers a strategic management MBA qualification with a specialist emphasis on oil and gas.
The energy sector is facing some profound changes due to factors such as climate change and environmental issues, changing patterns of viability in exploration and development, fragmentation of the value chain and the diversification of activities within organisations.
Competition is forcing all organisations to concentrate on developing strong management competencies and this qualification will ensure you are ready to meet these challenges.
Studying on this AMBA accredited course also provides students with the opportunity to meet a diverse group of students from around the world.
2. What you will study
- BSM013 Financial and Management Accounting (10 Credits)
- BSM146 Strategic Management Environment (10 Credits)
- BSM154 People Management & Organisational Development (15 Credits)
- BSM179 Oil And Gas Economics (15 Credits)
- BSM2519 Oil & Gas Management (15 Credits)
- BSM147 Strategic Management
- BSM181 Oil and Gas Business Development and Commercial Contracting (10 Credits)
- BSM653 Corporate Financial Management (10 Credits)
- BSM659 Strategic Operations Management: Oil & Gas
Choose 1 option module from the following group:
- BSM084 Project Fundamentals (15 Credits)
- BSM117 Energy Policy and the Environment (15 Credits)
- BSM578 Oil And Gas Contract Law (15 Credits)
- BSM178 Commercialisation Project (15 Credits)
- BSM116 Leadership, Communication And Change (15 Credits)
- BSM147 Strategic Management (20 Credits)
- BSM2050 Consultancy Project (Team Based)
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 disclaimer for more information.
3. How you will learn
In full time mode, you will learn through a combination of lectures, seminars and workshop sessions. These comprise of a mix of group study, discussion, simulation and presentations of findings by teams and individuals. You will work as an individual and also as part of a team on case studies, team activities, presentations and discussions.
Access to our virtual learning environment, CampusMoodle, is also provided giving you access from home to learning materials (including videos, e-books and journals).
During the course of your degree you are required to attend a 10 day leadership week which takes place in the last week of May in your second year.
You will need to factor in the cost for travel, accommodation and subsistence for these 10 days.
This event brings together a number of speakers from academia and industry. During the event there will be a mix of academic and practical workshops. Each session will explore a different aspect of leadership and aims to enhance students’ skills and provide an opportunity to network.
The event will be hosted in the modern facilities at Aberdeen Business School, Garthdee.
4. Entry requirements
Applicants will normally hold a first degree, at honours level at a top class banding (either a first class or second class upper or equivalent). You will also have at least three years professional experience in the Energy industry or a related sector. This should include some management responsibility of people, resources, projects or finance.
If you do not have a first degree but have 5 years or more senior management experience you may be considered.
All international students, for whom English is not their first language, must provide evidence of linguistic ability, by gaining either IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent in TOEFL prior to receiving an unconditional offer of a place on the course.
5. Placements and accreditations
AMBA is regarded as the international authority on the development of business leaders and the guardian of MBA quality standards. It plays a unique role in supporting business schools to develop business leaders and provides a network for MBAs, business schools and employer. Robert Gordon University is one of only a handful of institutions worldwide that have been accredited in respect of every form of the MBA.
Energy Institute accreditation indicates the Institute's support of this energy-related course and '....involves a thorough assessment of the course content, its assessment procedures, its teaching staff and facilities by a panel of EI experts' (EI website).
6. Student Funding
Aberdeen Business School is able to offer a limited number of scholarships to assist exceptionally able students who wish to undertake their MBA programmes. Further details available via MBA Scholarship.
Applicants (Scottish domiciled and EU) to this course may be eligible for a Postgraduate Tuition Fee Loan (PTFL). Full-time students can apply for a PTFL up to £3400. Part-time students can apply for up to £1700. The tuition fee loan is only available to part-time students who are undertaking at least 50% of a full-time course, and therefore, complete their qualification in 2 years. Information on funding for postgraduate students can be seen under Postgraduate Student Finance.
Robert Gordon University is delighted to offer a 20% loyalty discount on course fees for all alumni who have graduated from RGU, further information available via the Alumni page.
7. Course Fees
For Academic Year 2017/2018
- £16,500 .
For Academic Year 2016/2017
- £20,900 .
For Academic Year 2015/2016
- £20,140 entire course
For Academic Year 2014/2015
- £19,500 entire course
For Academic Year 2013/2014
- £18,850 entire course
For Academic Year 2012/2013
- £18,850 entire course
For Academic Year 2011/2012
- £18,850 entire course
All course fees are reviewed annually and subject to change. Published fees apply to the course's mode of delivery. You will also be liable to pay a graduation fee of £40 before receiving a University award.For further information see Student Finance pages
8. How to apply
All students can apply online by visiting Apply Online.
If you have any queries, please contact our Admissions Office:
- Email PGOffice@rgu.ac.uk
- Call +44 (0) 1224 262209
If you are an International Student and would like further information and application advice:
You can also contact the course leader - Graeme Stephen
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
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