University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Oil and Gas Enterprise Management

This programme offers a very distinctive, detailed insight into the oil and gas industry. The programme aims to develop the conceptual and empirical knowledge, analytical skills and understanding of the business development process in the oil and gas industry. It includes entrepreneurship, negotiating and presentation skills, petroleum economics, accountancy, safety engineering and environmental sciences. The emphasis is on practical application of studies, lateral thinking and management techniques.

Entry requirements

Honours degree at 2,1 or above, preferably in geology, geophysics, engineering, law, economics or other relevant degree.

Course modules

Modules include: Geoscience in oil exploration; introduction to energy economics; drilling and well engineering; management in engineering; portfolio optimisation; commercial law and regulatory frameworks; remediation technology; research skills, professional development and field study; individual project.

Assessment methods

Assessment comprises of many practical exercises and research papers and essays, where students can access information from a wide array of sources, including Oil Industry journals, periodicals and other papers which are available to them. Many of the courses include 'games' spread over several days, which require team and negotiating skills, as well as a knowledge of technology and economics, which draw the various courses together. Team-building, geological fieldwork, a visit to see oil platforms and offshore safety are all part of the programme.

Sponsorship information

There are various sources of funding to support you during your period of study. We have a number of scholarships and bursaries available to our students, and external sources of funding available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,200 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 17,200 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (England) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
King's Campus Aberdeen AB24 3FX Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Graduate School Admissions Unit, College of Physical Sciences
Telephone number: 
01224 272655