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Oil and Gas Management MSc 2017/18 entry

Course code:

BEST080

Study options:

1 year full-time
2 years part-time

Location:

Coventry University

Starting:

September 2017
January 2018
May 2018

Fees:

Jan 2017 - £12,068, May 2017 - £12,068, Sept 2017 - £14,311

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Faculty:

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For questions regarding study and admissions please contact us:


+44 (0) 24 7765 2152


Overview

Professionally accredited by the Energy Institute (the leading chartered professional body for the international energy industry), Oil and Gas Management MSc is Coventry’s longest running degree course in oil and gas.

Developed in collaboration with the industry and delivered, like Petroleum and Environmental Technology MSc, by the largest group of oil and gas specialists at Coventry University, this exciting programme can be taken as a conversion course or as a means of enhancing relevant skills obtained at first degree level.

Why Coventry University?

An award-winning university, we are committed to providing our students with the best possible experience. We continue to invest in both our facilities and our innovative approach to education. Our students benefit from industry-relevant teaching, and resources and support designed to help them succeed. These range from our modern library and computing facilities to dedicated careers advice and our impressive Students’ Union activities.

Global ready

An international outlook, with global opportunities

Employability

Career-ready graduates, with the skills to succeed

Student experience

All the support you need, in a top student city

Accreditation & Professional Recognition

This course is accredited and recognised by the following bodies:

Energy Institute

The course is professionally accredited by the Energy Institute.

Obtaining Energy Institute accreditation involves a rigorous assessment, by a visiting panel of experts, of the quality of the course, the School, its facilities and its staff and students. It represents a positive endorsement of the relevance of the course to the needs of the 21st century industry and its potential to produce graduates with the skills and expertise required to become the global energy professionals of the future. On successful completion of this course, students will have met the entry requirement for working towards MEI chartered professional status for the Energy Institute.

In addition to their degree certificate, students will also have the opportunity to obtain an IOSH accredited health and safety certificate.The course is professionally accredited by the Energy Institute.

Course information

The Oil and Gas Management MSc degree course will benefit students from a range of technical, non-technical and commercial backgrounds.

The course will provide an understanding of the processes, drivers, threats and opportunities related to the management of the energy and hydrocarbon industry in the 21st century.

Modules

Overview

The programme adopts a multidisciplinary approach drawing modules from various specialist areas including:

  • Petroleum contracts and economics;
  • Project management;
  • Risk management;
  • Environmental management.

Modules

  • Mandatory subjects

    • Introduction to Oil & Gas Industry
    • The Future of Oil and Gas
    • HSE Management in the Oil & Gas Industry
    • Petroleum Contracts & Economics
    • Project & Quality Management in the Energy Industry
    • Impacts of Petroleum Exploration, Extraction & Transportation
    •  Personal project under the guidance of an experienced supervisor
  • Optional subjects for the different routes

    Technology Management Route

    • Water & Wastewater Treatment
    • Oil Spill Science, Response & Remediation

    QHSE Route

    • Risk Safety & Governance
    • Oil Spill Science, Response & Remediation

    Finance & Investment Route

    • Investment Analysis and Decision Making in the Petroleum Industry
    • International Oil & Gas Trading

    Law & Policy Route (this route is not available for May start)

    • International Environmental Law
    • International Oil & Gas Trading

In more detail...

A wide range of subjects are available giving you a multidisciplinary approach to the management of the oil and gas industry. There are four established routes in the course, namely:

  • Technology Management Route;
  • Quality, Health, Safety and Environment (QHSE) Route;
  • Law and Policy Route (this route is not available for May start);
  • Finance and Investment Route.

On successful completion of the programme, students will in addition to their degree certificate get an IOSH accredited health and safety certificate.

The Oil and Gas Management MSc will equip graduates with the expertise required for leadership and management in the World’s fastest growing and dynamic sector.

Global ready

Did you know we help more students travel internationally than any other UK university according to data from the experts in higher education data and analysis, HESA?

In 2014/15, we were able to provide a total of 2,264 student experiences abroad that lasted at least five days, 73% of which were our own organised trips for undergraduates and 27% from postgraduate travel. Plus, we've been able to help more than 5,000 students spend time in other countries, from America to China, India and beyond.

Much of this travel is made possible through our Global Leaders Programme, which enables students to prepare for the challenges of the global employment market, as well as strengthening and developing their broader personal and professional skills.

Explore our international experiences

1st for

international experiences

Sending more students overseas than any other UK uni (HESA)


2,264

Student experiences

The number of student trips abroad for at least 5 days in 2014/15



12,000

and counting

The number of students we’ve helped travel internationally so far

21

global programmes

As well as trips, we offer other opportunities like language courses


Entry Requirements

A good UK honours degree or an international equivalent, preferably at upper second class level or above. Candidates holding the equivalent of a good second class lower degree may also apply. HND holders with at least five years working experience in the oil and gas industry may also be considered.

A good UK honours degree or an international equivalent, preferably at upper second class level or above. Candidates holding the equivalent of a good second class lower degree may also apply. HND holders with at least five years working experience in the oil and gas industry may also be considered.

English as a Foreign Language: This course requires IELTS 6.5. Pre-Sessional English is available if required.

Our International Student Hub offers information on entry requirements for your country, as well as contact details for agents and representatives should you need more advice.

More detail

A good UK honours degree or an international equivalent, preferably at upper second class level or above. Candidates holding the equivalent of a good second class lower degree may also apply. HND holders with at least five years working experience in the oil and gas industry may also be considered.

English as a Foreign Language: This course requires IELTS 6.5. Pre-Sessional English is available if required.

Our International Student Hub offers information on entry requirements for your country, as well as contact details for agents and representatives should you need more advice.

More detail

Tuition Fees

We pride ourselves on offering competitive tuition fees which we review on an annual basis and offer a wide range of scholarships to support students with their studies. Course fees are calculated on the basis of what it costs to teach each course and we aim for total financial transparency.

Starts

Fee


September 2017

Jan 2017 - £6,930, May 2017 - £6,930, Sept 2017 - £10,121 (per year)


January 2018

Jan 2017 - £6,930, May 2017 - £6,930, Sept 2017 - £10,121 (per year)


May 2018

Jan 2017 - £6,930, May 2017 - £6,930, Sept 2017 - £10,121 (per year)


Scholarships

If you're a truly outstanding undergraduate candidate we may be able to offer you a Coventry University Scholarship. Coventry University Scholarships are awarded to recognise truly exceptional sports achievement and academic excellence.

Starts

Fee


September 2017

Jan 2017 - £6,930, May 2017 - £6,930, Sept 2017 - £10,121 (per year)


January 2018

Jan 2017 - £6,930, May 2017 - £6,930, Sept 2017 - £10,121 (per year)


May 2018

Jan 2017 - £6,930, May 2017 - £6,930, Sept 2017 - £10,121 (per year)


Scholarships

For the September 2017 and January 2018 intakes, we're investing £1 million into scholarships for high achieving and enterprising students.

Our scholarships are worth up to £10,000 and every student that applies will be considered. Fulfil your potential this academic year with Coventry University!

Starts

Fee


September 2017

Jan 2017 - £12,068, May 2017 - £12,068, Sept 2017 - £14,311 (per year)


January 2018

Jan 2017 - £12,068, May 2017 - £12,068, Sept 2017 - £14,311 (per year)


May 2018

Jan 2017 - £12,068, May 2017 - £12,068, Sept 2017 - £14,311 (per year)


Scholarships

For the September 2017 and January 2018 intakes, we're investing £1 million into scholarships for high achieving and enterprising students.

Our scholarships are worth up to £10,000 and every student that applies will be considered. Fulfil your potential this academic year with Coventry University!

Career prospects

This programme of study is designed to prepare you for a rewarding career in this fast growing energy and hydrocarbon industry. It can provide you with opportunities in a number of career pathways in national and multinational energy companies, consultancies, energy ministries investment banks and international energy agencies.

The course is accredited by the Energy Institute and all students benefit from free membership of the Institute for the duration of their studies. The Energy Institute is the leading chartered professional membership body for the energy industry, supporting over 20,000 individuals working or studying within the energy sector worldwide. Membership of the EI provides access to extensive learning and networking opportunities to support professional, management, technical and scientific career development within the industry.

Disclaimer

By accepting your offer of a place with us, a Student Contract (“the Contract”) will be formed between you and the University. The Contract will detail all of your rights and also the obligations you will be bound by during your time as a student and will also contain all of the obligations that the University owes to you.  We would encourage you to read the Student Contract before you accept any offer of a place at the University. A copy of the Contract can be found here.