Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Energy and Environmental Management (Oil and Gas)

The programme is designed to give a deeper understanding of the inter-relationships between the environment and topics such as energy technology, environmental law, business strategies, policy and other areas. It provides an introduction to the oil and gas industry and oil and gas exploration; and focuses on environmental auditing, assessment and management procedures, as required by industrial and commercial bodies. Thus the programme emphasises the application of environmental knowledge, but pressures on the wider global environment are also studied. Furthermore, in order that students can better understand these applications, the basic principles of the various disciplines are also covered. The programme has a standard modular structure and a wide variety of teaching and assessment procedures are used.

Entry requirements

UK Honours degree 2.2 (or equivalent) in relevant subject area. 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: The oil and gas industry; health, safety and environmental management; environmental regulation and state control of oil and gas; and oil and gas exploration. Elective modules may include: Energy technology; renewable energy technologies; GIS and environmental management; water quality and waste water treatment; contaminated land and landfill engineering; and advanced waste treatment technologies; environmental pollution, monitoring and analysis; resources and sustainability; sustainable waste management; environmental planning and impact assessment; and climate change and carbon management.

Assessment methods

The taught modules are assessed by coursework only or a combination of coursework and examination; the MSc project is assessed by project report, viva and PowerPoint presentation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time - 2 years
MSc Full-time £ 4,200 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 4,200 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 12 months

Campus details

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

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