MBA Oil and Gas Management MBA

1. Overview

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.

Our MBA Energy placements are ranked in the top 10 worldwide by FIND MBA 2017

2. What you will study

Semester 1

Semester 2

Choose 1 option module from the following group:

Semester 3

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

Full-time Study
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 normally:

  • hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent 
  • 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.

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.

English Language

We accept a variety of in-country and secure English language tests, find out more:

English Language requirements

* All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. A small number of courses require higher levels, but this will be stated explicitly on your offer letter.

5. Placements and accreditations

This course is accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the Energy Institute (EI). 

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

Postgraduate Funding

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.

Alumni Discount

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

All Students

  • £16,500 .

For Academic Year 2016/2017

All Students

  • £20,900 .

For Academic Year 2015/2016

All Students

  • £20,140 entire course

For Academic Year 2014/2015

All Students

  • £19,500 entire course

For Academic Year 2013/2014

All Students

  • £18,850 entire course

For Academic Year 2012/2013

All Students

  • £18,850 entire course

For Academic Year 2011/2012

All Students

  • £18,850 entire course

Disclaimer

Course fees are reviewed periodically and so are subject to change for new applicants. All tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in your offer letter. 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: 

If you are an International Student and would like further information and application advice:

You can also contact the course leader - Ian Broadbent

Email - i.d.broadbent1@rgu.ac.uk

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MBA

Start date

September

Course length

54 weeks

Mode of Attendance

Full-time

Academic school
Aberdeen Business School
More information:
Dr Ian Broadbent MBA Director
+44 (0)1224 263809
Accredited By
Association of MBAs
Accredited By
Energy Institute Accredited Course
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