Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Information Technology (Oil and Gas)

The aims of the programme are to enable the student to acquire: An understanding of the principles and implementation details of information technologies and Networking systems to a range of industries including specifically oil and gas; an understanding of the fundamental principles of how the oil and gas industries operate in a modern IT environment; the skills and knowledge to conduct contracts and projects efficiently, ethically and safely; an ability to design and commission new information systems and troubleshoot existing systems; managerial, communication and information technology skills; have the ability to cope with future technological change; the necessary skills to equip the student with a sufficiently wide perspective of the subject area so that a number of different approaches to a problem can be identified; to evaluate each of these solutions and to select which would be most appropriate; the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, using a range of media; the ability to work independently.

Entry requirements

UK Honours degree 2.2 (or equivalent) in any discipline. Students who have not had their education conducted in English require evidence of proficiency in the English language.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods are based on coursework only or a combination of coursework and examination; the MSc project is assessed by project reports, practical operation and an electronic presentation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Telephone number: 
0141 331 8630