Taught course

IT for the Oil and Gas Industry

Institution
Robert Gordon University · School of Computing
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

This course is ideal for students who possess an honours degree in a technical subject. This requirement may be relaxed for applicants with significant industrial experience.

All international students, for whom English is not their first language, must provide evidence of linguistic ability, by gaining either IELTS 6.0 or its equivalent prior to receiving an unconditional offer of a place on the course.

IELTS 6.0 or equivalent means:

  • IELTS 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each of the 4 individual elements
  • TOEFL 80 overall with a 18 in reading, 17 in listening, 20 in speaking and 17 in writing
  • Pearson PTE 59 overall with a minimum of 51 in each of the 4 individual elements

We also accept alternative qualifications which can be found on the page:

English Language Requirements
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

January, September

Course content

The course will prepare graduates in technical disciplines for a career in the design and implementation of information technology solutions and service management in the Oil and Gas industry and its IT providers.

This course provides training in software development tools and techniques and IT service management as well as Oil and Gas Engineering and Geoscience.

This course will produce computing practitioners who:

  • have a good understanding of the Oil and Gas Industry.
  • are able to align IT services with the needs of the Oil and Gas industry and its IT providers.
  • are proficient in the use of modern software tools and environments;
  • are able to integrate the use of these IT tools and techniques in the framework of an appropriate development methodology to develop high quality software solutions.

Information for international students

All international students, for whom English is not their first language, must provide evidence of linguistic ability, by gaining either IELTS 6.0 or its equivalent prior to receiving an unconditional offer of a place on the course.

Fees and funding

UK students
For more information visit www.rgu.ac.uk/msc-it-oilandgas
International students
For more information visit www.rgu.ac.uk/msc-it-oilandgas

Scottish/EU Students

Full-time

  • £3,400 (entire course)

Part-time

  • £1,700 Year 1
  • £1,700 Year 2
  • No fee Year 3

Rest of UK Students

Full-time

  • £6,750 entire course

Part-time

  • £2,530 Year 1
  • £2,530 Year 2
  • £1,690 Year 3

International Students

Full-time

  • £12,820 entire course

Part-time

  • £4,809 Year 1
  • £4,809 Year 2
  • £3,200 Year 3

For further information see Student Finance pages

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24-36 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgoffice@rgu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1224 26 2209