University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Global Oil and Gas Management

The skills and competencies of the global oil and gas manager are key to ensuring a safe and effective workforce and to provides safe and reliable oil and gas extraction; in global exploration and production networks there is a clear need for managers who are trained in the latest techniques and practices in the field of the global oil and gas environment; the needs of the industry, technology and work practices are ever-changing; consequently, it is vital that all their training reflects the changes in the business; this programme provides a global perspective on these issues and also a high quality of delivery from subject matter experts, from both industry and academia; the programme also features software products and computer-based training from market leaders in the relevant subject areas.

Entry requirements

1st degree in a business, law, science or technology disciple with at least a 2nd Class award; merchant marine or royal navy officer qualifications (or overseas equivalent) with relevant sea-experience and/or equivalent shore based work experience also considered; students with appropriate professional and vocational experience may be considered for the programme subject to demonstrating the potential to succeed in the programme particular attention is paid to the level of relationship of each individual candidate with the oil and gas industries; overseas qualifications are considered on an individual basis.

Course modules

Strategy and management; research methodology; individual project; processing, storage and transportation of oil and gas; alternative sources of energy; energy and commodities trading (practice and legal frameworks); maritime economics and global business management; economics, accounting and finance for the energy sector; environmental engineering; supply chain management.

Assessment methods

Studies include project work, group work/presentations and assignments in addition to substantial written examination of course materials; the individual project requires submission of a substantial final report/dissertation; assessment of this module involve participation in presentations, reports and a final dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Medway Campus Chatham ME4 4TB South East

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