University of Reading

University of Reading

Oil and Gas

With the MSc Oil and Gas programme you will gain a practice-focused approach leading to employability prospects in the oil and gas industry.

An interdisciplinary approach combining Law and Business, MSc Oil and Gas constitutes a range of modules, including some led by the Henley Business School. It takes a practice-focused approach, giving you links with employers and opportunities to gain real-world experience.

You will develop insights on the legal and regulatory aspects raised in this dynamic industry, boosting your employability prospects in a range of oil and gas industries: states, government agencies, international courts and tribunals, multinational corporations, law firms looking for individuals with advanced knowledge of the sector, academic and many more.

This course studies the combination of legal, environmental and economic considerations which lie at the heart of the oil and gas industry. Modules can be chosen from the School of Law, School of Economics, School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, Henley Business School and the School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Science. You will enhance your knowledge of the oil and gas industry and improve your employability not only for law firms active in these industries but also for in-house legal teams.

Entry requirements

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).

You are normally required to have an undergraduate upper second class honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). However, our participants come with a variety of relevant legal and non-legal experience and all applicants are considered on individual merit.

Course modules

  • Legal issues in oil and gas
  • Oil and gas contract law
  • Corporate governance and accountability
  • Climate change policy and governance
  • Soils, waste and environmental management

Please note that all modules are subject to change. Please see our modules disclaimer for more information.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (England) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (EU) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Scotland) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Wales) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 16,045 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Wales) 31 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 31 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (EU) 31 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 31 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (England) 31 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Scotland) 31 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 16,045 per Whole course (International) 31 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading RG6 6UR South East

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