A good honours degree in any quantitative/numerically orientated degree (including Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Economics, Accounting, Geology, etc.) is a general entry requirement. Applicants having a degree or degree equivalent qualification and relevant work experience may also be considered, as may qualifications from approved professional accountancy bodies such as ACCA and CIMA, where the previous qualification or experience provides a suitable basis for studies in quantitative finance.
All international students, for whom English is not their first language, must provide evidence of linguistic ability, by gaining either IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent in TOEFL.
Months of entry
The MSc Oil and Gas Finance course is a one year postgraduate course designed to offer advanced study of finance in relation to oil and gas projects and ventures.
With growing demand for energy and a challenging external financial environment, the course responds to the need for specialist finance professionals versed in financial decision making in the petroleum industry. Building on RGU’s expertise in oil and gas and close association with the industry in Aberdeen (including a new Oil and Gas Institute), the course is intended to provide students with the opportunity to develop the relevant knowledge and skills to engage with the industry’s complex finance issues.
It emphasises practical problem-solving, analytical financial modelling and essential transferrable skills in researching, quantifying, evaluating and managing the financial risks and rewards of oil and gas investments. The course is a useful preparation for a career in the oil and gas industry and related roles in energy and financial markets.
Information for international students
For more information, international students should visit our International Office website: www.rgu.ac.uk/international
Fees and funding
For Academic Year 2017/2018
- £4,640 entire course
- £11,740 entire course
For more information on fees, funding and scholarships, students should visit the Student Finance website: http://www.rgu.ac.uk/studentfinance
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions
- +44 (0)1224 26 2209