Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Energy and Environmental Management (Oil and Gas)

The environmental impact assessment of oil and gas exploration, production and distribution is absolutely crucial. Mistakes of the past which has left disastrous consequences such as ground water pollution,contaminated land, health and social problems, must not be repeated. This programme produces graduates that are aware of these problems, are capable of analysing the problems and offering solutions taking into account the local circumstances.

Entry requirements

UK Honours degree 2.2 (or equivalent) in energy-related discipline, or another relevant subject area such as geology, development, planning and many engineering disciplines. Applicants with appropriate professional experience may be considered; equivalence to an Honours degree may be demonstrated through the University's procedures for the Recognition of Prior Informal Learning (RPL). Students whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 5.5.

Course modules

Core modules include: Health, safety and environmental management; the oil and gas industry; environmental regulation and state control of oil and gas; oil and gas exploration; project. Elective modules may include: Environmental pollution monitoring and analysis; sustainable waste management; resources and sustainability; environmental planning and impact assessment; climate change and carbon management; hydro chemistry and ecotoxicology; renewable energy technologies; geographic information systems and environmental management; water quality and waste water treatment; contaminated land and landfill engineering; advanced waste treatment technologies.

Assessment methods

The taught modules are assessed by coursework only or a combination of coursework and examination. The project is assessed by project reports, practical operation and an electronic presentation.

Sponsorship information

Some students are eligible for tuition fee support. The fees and financial support that are relevant to you depend on where you lived before coming to university. Scholarships of £1,000 are available to all international students; there are no special application forms for scholarships and decisions are made on the basis of the information provided with the application forms.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Glasgow Caledonian University Glasgow G4 0BA Scotland

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