Taught course

Oil and Gas Enterprise Management

University of Aberdeen · School of Geosciences

Entry requirements

2:1 (upper second class) UK Honours degree, or an Honours degree from a non-UK institution which is judged by the University to be of equivalent worth, in Geology, Geophysics, Engineering, Law, Economics, Commerce, Business or Finance. Joint Business and Computing degrees may also be considered.

Applicants with a good degree and relevant work experience will also be considered.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This programme is one of the most dynamic and relevant petroleum management degrees available in the UK. It provides broad training in oil industry matters by focussing on all aspects of the oil and gas lifecycle, including essential aspects of commercialisation, economics and law, as well as an understanding of how science and technology can be applied at the cutting edge to improve hydrocarbon exploration success and recovery.

The programme aims to develop the conceptual and empirical knowledge, analytical skills and understanding of the business development process in the oil and gas industry. It includes entrepreneurship, negotiating and presentation skills, petroleum economics, accountancy, safety engineering and environmental sciences. The emphasis is on practical application of studies, lateral thinking and management techniques.

This is the only one, truly cross-College programme run in the University. Combining skills, knowledge and input from every area.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

School Administatror
+44 (0)1224 272655