Taught course

Oil and Gas Accounting and Finance

Institution
Robert Gordon University · Aberdeen Business School
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent.
We welcome applicants with relevant professional accountancy qualifications such as ACCA and CIMA. Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.
International students who do not meet our direct entry requirements for this course can gain additional entry points through our International College at Robert Gordon University.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This Oil and Gas Accounting and Finance course will help you develop and be capable of using advanced critical knowledge and understanding of the accounting for upstream activities and the financial arrangements/implications of a broad spectrum of oil and gas ventures. It confers desirable skills for careers in the oil and gas, energy and financial sectors.

The course will develop your practical problem-solving, analytical financial modelling and essential transferrable skills in the financial risks and rewards of oil and gas investments within relevant accounting, regulatory and policy guidelines.

It offers a mastery of the accounting for and financial management of the unique arrangements and transactions encountered in the oil and gas industry.

This course offers the opportunity to extend your study by a year to complete a 48 week work placement. Evidence suggests that graduates who can demonstrate relevant work experience have a better chance of securing a graduate level job.

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Information for international students

Postgraduate courses normally require an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in all 4 components. Some of our courses require a different level of English. Please check our course pages for specific details. Test reports are valid for a period of 2 years and can be used as proof of English for admission if valid on the start date of your course.

Fees and funding

For more information, visit www.rgu.ac.uk/finance

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    full time
    8 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    full time
    4 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    The MSc Oil and Gas Accounting is accredited by The Association of International Accountants (AIA) and the Energy Institute.

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Office
Email
admissions@rgu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1224 262728