Taught course

Oil and Gas Management

University of Wolverhampton · School of Architecture and Built Environment

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally be required to have an 2:2 honours degree in a subject broadly related to the science, engineering or business and management branches of the oil and gas industry. Ideally, students should have a working knowledge of chemistry to at least Level 2 (GCSE).

Months of entry


Course content

The Oil and Gas industry is a fast-growing sector which is going through a period of unprecedented change, and thousands of new jobs are likely to be created over the next few years. Our MSc degree is designed for those interested or already engaged in a career in the industry.

The MSc will help you develop a comprehensive understanding of the Oil and Gas industry, making you aware of recent developments as well as limitations and problems with the techniques in current practice.

The extractive industries are a complex business environment, and the degree aims to help you develop your understanding to improve business and management practice.

What happens on the course?

The course will provide you with both research and practice-based comprehension of the major areas of Oil and Gas Management. Particular subjects studied include such areas as:

  • International Commercial Awareness
  • The Future of the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Petroleum Chemistry and Refining
  • Strategic and Project Management

Lectures are underpinned by tutorial groups, seminars, workshops and research projects to help you focus and develop practical skills, as well as research skills and problem-solving abilities.

Information for international students

English Language requirements are normally IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each area (unless otherwise stated) or equivalent accepted qualification.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

01902 32 22 22