Taught course (will run subject to approval)

Oil and Gas Management

Teesside University · School of Science, Engineering and Design

Entry requirements

Applicants are normally expected to have at least a lower second class honours degree. A wide range of subjects are acceptable, including subjects in engineering, science, business and management.

Months of entry


Course content

This course broadens your technical skills in essential areas directly relevant to the oil and gas sector. It has several optional themes to direct you into specialist areas of knowledge such as project management, economics and finance, international human resources management, and environmental management. The 60-credit dissertation module allows you to conduct a supervised research project developing original knowledge in a specific area of oil and gas management. Teesside is a major European centre for the chemical and petroleum processing sector, making it an ideal location to study this field. The oil and gas industry is well represented with a range of internationally recognised companies operating in the region.

The programme structure is divided into a combination of 10 and 20-credit taught modules delivered over two semesters. Following successful completion of these modules, you proceed to a 60-credit research project.

Modules include:

  • Global Oil and Gas Industry;
  • Oil & Gas Economics and Contracts;
  • Practical Health & Safety Skills;
  • Project Management and Enterprise;
  • Quality Health Safety and Environment;
  • Research & Study Skills.

Project Management Options: Quality and Supply Chain Management, Risk Management in Projects.

Economics and Finance Options: Managing Change, Managing People in Organisations.

Energy & Environment Options: Economics of Climate Change, Global Energy Policy

Coursework may include technical reports, analysis and design calculations, essays, project and design exercises and verbal presentations. Some of the modules are assessed by formal examinations.

Information for international students

In addition, international students will normally need at least 6.0 with no component below 5.5 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test.

Fees and funding

For information on funding please visit our website: Postgraduate fees.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


full time
8 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions, Science and Engineering
00 44 1642 738800