Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Information Technology (Oil and Gas)

The overall aim of the programme is to enable students to develop oil and gas related knowledge within the framework of information technology by allowing students to build on their previous qualifications, experience and career aspirations.

Entry requirements

UK Honours degree 2.2 (or equivalent) in a non-computing or non-computer engineering subject. Applicants with substantial industry experience and supporting evidence of an ability to undertake a programme of study at postgraduate level may be considered through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Students who have not had their education conducted in English require evidence of proficiency in the English language. IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 5.5.

Course modules

Core modules are: Networking and computer technology; project management; software process and ethics; the oil and gas industry; Master's project (oil and gas theme). Some elective modules may include: Software development and database systems; web systems development and interaction design; oil and gas exploration; oil and gas contracts and disputes; environmental regulation and state control of oil and gas.

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.

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 Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

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

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Telephone number: 
0141 331 8630