Oil, Gas and Energy Management BSc (Hons) 2020/21 entry

Course code:

NH80 - Degree
NH84 - Degree (Condensed first year)
NH81 - HND
NH82 - HNC

Study options:

3 year - Degree
2 year - HND
1 year - HNC

Location:

CU London (Greenwich)

Starting:

February 2021
April 2021
June 2021

Fees:

To be confirmed

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Course code:

NH80 - Degree
NH84 - Degree (Condensed first year)
NH81 - HND
NH82 - HNC

Study options:

3 year - Degree
2 year - HND
1 year - HNC

Location:

CU London (Greenwich)

Starting:

February 2021
April 2021
June 2021

Fees:

To be confirmed

Find out more


Get in touch

For questions regarding study and admissions please contact us:

+44 (0) 203 873 0700


Request information

Course code:

CUCLGU048
CUCLGU48J (Condensed first year)

Study options:

3 year - Degree
2 year - HND
1 year - HNC

Location:

CU London (Greenwich)

Starting:

February 2021
April 2021
June 2021

Fees:

Get in touch

For questions regarding study and admissions please contact us:

+44 (0) 203 873 0700


Request information

Overview

The BSc (Hons) Oil, Gas and Energy Management degree course, available on our Greenwich campus, explores all aspects of the energy industry. You will examine oil and gas exploration and production, renewable energy production and the social and environment impacts of these processes.

Course content and assessments have been designed to help you develop both theoretical knowledge and understanding, as well as the practical skills to enhance your career and academic opportunities.

Climate change, and the need to make our energy sources as efficient as possible, is arguably one of the most important struggles faced by our generation. There has never been a more important time to understand energy.

Why CU London

We offer a style of education which is flexible and designed to fit around your life, allowing you to benefit from a modern, forward-thinking higher education institution, reinforced by the quality and reputation of Coventry University. We aim to provide career-focused courses, wherever possible, coupled with placement opportunities to help prepare you for the world of work. We are dedicated to making higher education accessible and enjoyable to everyone, so we keep our fees low and made it a policy to cover one module at a time, allowing you to become a specialist in each topic before moving onto the next.

COVID-19

The University may deliver certain contact hours and assessments via emerging online technologies and methods across all courses. In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are prepared for courses due to start in or after the 2020/2021 academic year to be delivered in a variety of forms. The form of delivery will be determined in accordance with Government and Public Health guidance. Whether on campus or online, our key priority is staff and student safety.

Due to the ongoing restrictions relating to Covid-19, some facilities (including some teaching and learning spaces) and some non-academic offerings (particularly in relation to international experiences), may vary from those advertised and may have reduced availability or restrictions on their use.

Employability

Dedicated Careers & Employability department who will assist you in finding employment

Top Quality Courses

Taught by industry professionals, awarded by Coventry University

No End of Year Exams

Our modern teaching techniques mean no last-minute cramming and less stress

Professional Recognition

Specific courses contain additional industry recognised qualifications from awarding bodies

Your course in pictures

Course information

Oil, Gas and Energy Management is a varied and interesting topic to study, made extremely relevant by the growing importance of climate change.

Studying these subjects not only provides an exciting insight into what is considered a life supporting area, but also develops key transferrable communication, numerical, digital and time management skills.

Modules

Overview

In year one you are introduced to the fundamentals of oil, gas and energy management. Students who choose to exit the course after completing the first year will be eligible to receive a Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Oil, Gas and Energy Management.

Modules

  • The Oil and Gas Industry

  • Petroleum Geoscience

  • The Economic Environment of Business

  • Sustainability and the Energy Industry

Overview

During year two, emphasis shifts to the examination of conceptual themes and approaches present in energy systems management. You can expect to adopt a more systematic, critical and individualised approach when considering competing explanations of change in the principle areas of the subject. Students who choose to exit the course after completing the second year will be eligible to receive a Higher National Certificate (HND) in Oil, Gas and Energy Management.

Modules

  • Health, Safety and Environment in the Energy Industry

  • Climate Change and Decentralised Energy

  • Project Management in the Energy Industry

  • Energy Project Research Planning

Overview

An optional placement or sandwich year gives you the chance to gain further insight into the industry or career you are seeking to follow, enabling you to apply your theoretical knowledge to the workplace. You can also choose to take an optional year abroad between years two and three. If you decide to take advantage of a placement year this version of the degree will help you acquire valuable work experience and gain an understanding of what employers seek in graduates. It is your responsibility to find a placement with an employer within your chosen sector. The careers and employability department, alongside the course team, will support you throughout your placement year.

Overview

In the final year you will produce a plan for an individual research project which you will then implement by yourself. This activity seeks to develop vital transferable skills beyond the academic discipline such as personal organisation, sustained motivation and critical thinking. By successfully completing the final year, students will achieve a BSc (Hons) Oil, Gas and Energy Management.

Modules

  • Managing and Planning Oil and Gas Assets

  • Energy Trading and Economics

  • Environmental and Risk Management in Organisations

  • Research Project

15th

Coventry has been ranked top 15 in the UK for 5 years running in the The Guardian University Guide 2016-2020. CU London is part of the Coventry University Group.

In more detail...

  • Upon completion of this course, you will receive a qualification awarded by Coventry University.
  • You will receive support with applying for short and long-term placements, to gain the experience employers desire, via our Careers & Employability department.
  • We keep our fees low to make higher education more accessible to everyone. This means you benefit from an amazing modern university experience, at a competitive price.
  • Small tutorial group sessions of up to five people ensure that you receive the mentoring help and support you need.
  • We deliver one module at a time during each block. This means you can dedicate your time to specialise in each subject without the distraction of numerous modules and multiple deadlines.
  • Independent and Autonomous Working: The ability to critically appraise a scenario with a view to apply new technologies to improve efficiency or effectiveness.
  • The Fundamentals of Energy: Including oil and gas exploration and production, renewable energy production, improving efficiency of energy systems, and the social and environment impacts of these processes.
  • Project Management: You will gain an applied knowledge of small-scale investigations, integrating some principles of project management and the associated processes. 
  • Research Methods: Critical analysis, reflection, information searching and data collection, analysis and presentation.

This course is available as a full-time three year or optional four-year sandwich course, the latter incorporating a work placement or study year in a related field. Our teaching methods are varied, offering a number of teaching styles to suit the needs of all our students, so in addition to lectures, we also utilise a blended learning approach, including online aspects, workshops and group work.

We also operate an open-door policy, with additional availability via email and our online learning platform, Moodle.

Progression through the modules develops knowledge and skills, including communication (written and oral), study skills, research methods, project management, presentation and career development. We will also encourage you to consider your employability and/or entrepreneurial development.

Unlike traditional institutions, there are no end of year exams. Instead, learning is assessed through coursework and phase tests, which is more reflective of our learning model.

Our teaching methods are varied with a number of teaching styles to suit different students, so in addition to lectures, we also teach via online mediums, workshops and group work.

The learning outcomes of modules, assignments and projects will be clearly stated. Your work will be marked according to how well you achieve these learning outcomes and your final feedback will refer to each outcome, as well as providing an overall percentage grade.

Assessment methods vary and include, practical class and project performance, written practical reports, project thesis, laboratory experiments, tutorial tasks and assessments, which take place at the end of each six-week block.

Course Breakdown (approximate):

  • 80% Coursework
  • 10% Presentations
  • 10% Exams

On successful completion of the course you will be able to:

Analyse and learn about mitigation of the environmental, political and social impacts of global energy production and consumption, including both academic theories and international standard procedures.

Explore the flows of energy and matter in natural systems, and their role in supporting life and the nature, organisation, complexity, sustainability and interconnections of human systems globally.

Apply economic concepts, principles and tools, and economic analysis of national and international oil, gas and energy institutions, processes and markets. Evaluate how economic factors impact upon energy policy for different global organisations and stakeholders.

Evaluate the issues and techniques involved in collecting, analysing and communicating energy information, and developing research design and execution skills within research on energy-related academic topics.

Become an independent learner, demonstrating written, oral, visual, numerical and digital fluency, time management and team working skills.

Understand the technology, processes, health and safety, and management of energy resources.

Full-time

If you choose to study full-time you can expect up to 20 hours of learning activities per week, made up of face-to-face teaching, individual and group tutorials, online classes and independent learning.

Class groups are kept low. This way, students can take advantage of small numbers to increase contact time with lecturers.

Entry Requirements

Oil, Gas and Energy Management Higher National Certificate (HNC)

64 UCAS tariff points. All courses require 5 GCSEs at A-C including Maths and English.

Oil, Gas and Energy Management Higher National Diploma (HND)

80 UCAS tariff points. All courses require 5 GCSEs at A-C including Maths and English.

Oil, Gas and Energy Management BSc (Hons) Degree

104 UCAS tariff points. All courses require 5 GCSEs at A-C including Maths and English.

All HNC/HND/Degree courses require at least two A2 level or a BTEC equivalent qualification.

What if I don’t meet the entry requirements?

If you don’t meet the entry requirements for this course, successful completion of the below programme guarantees you a place on a degree course with us, subject to meeting specified criteria.

Oil, Gas and Energy Management Higher National Certificate (HNC)

64 UCAS tariff points. All courses require 5 GCSEs at A-C including Maths and English.

Oil, Gas and Energy Management Higher National Diploma (HND)

80 UCAS tariff points. All courses require 5 GCSEs at A-C including Maths and English.

Oil, Gas and Energy Management BSc (Hons) Degree

104 UCAS tariff points. All courses require 5 GCSEs at A-C including Maths and English.

All HNC/HND/Degree courses require at least two A2 level or a BTEC equivalent qualification.

What if I don’t meet the entry requirements?

If you don’t meet the entry requirements for this course, successful completion of the below programme guarantees you a place on a degree course with us, subject to meeting specified criteria.

IELTS

EU students will require training in English language proficiency level IELTS 6.0 (HNC - year 1/HND - year 2) or IELTS 6.5 (Degree/Top Up - year 3).

CU London has assessed that you can achieve the required grades and we have demonstrated this belief by making you an offer. This is our commitment to you so then we ask that you reciprocate this commitment by selecting us as your ‘firm’ choice and activating your offer.

We will consider other qualifications for a pre-result unconditional offer if you have an appropriate proven performance at GCSE (or equivalent) level and predicted grades in line with grades that we expect to see at A-level. Other qualifications that we may consider for a pre-result unconditional offer include: The International Baccalaureate Diploma, BTEC Level 3 qualifications, Cambridge Pre-U and combinations of qualifications (e.g. BTECS plus A-levels).

An unconditional offer is what it says it is. So, if you don’t meet your predictions then your place is still guaranteed. However, we would hope and expect that you continue to work hard to make the most of your potential and be best prepared to study at university level.

No, the unconditional offer is only available to those who will take up their place in the year for which they applied.

If you don’t meet the entry requirements for this course, we have a number of programmes which upon successful completion and meeting any additional entry criteria, qualifies you onto a place on this degree course, such as Foundation Years.

Tuition Fees

We pride ourselves on offering competitive tuition fees which we review on an annual basis. Course fees are calculated on the basis of what it costs to teach each course and we aim for total financial transparency.

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February 2021

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April 2021

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June 2021

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February 2021

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April 2021

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June 2021

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Fees & Funding

Full-time

We price our courses competitively in an attempt to make higher education accessible for a wide range of people. Your tuition fees will cover all of your classes, online tutorials, some of the learning materials and access to our Library & Learning Services. 

Each academic year we review our fee structure to ensure we're offering value for money to all our students. The 2020/21 fees are currently under review and will be available in autumn 2019. 

Funding

As a student resident in the UK or EU, you can apply for a loan to cover the cost of your tuition fees at CU London from Student Finance England.

Career prospects

The BSc Oil, Gas and Energy Management course aims to provide you with a mix of energy specific and general management knowledge and skills. The course also includes sustainability and environmental issues within the oil, gas and energy industries, so it's both current and forward looking in its approach regarding the diverse and changing energy landscape.

There are a variety of career opportunities both in the UK and internationally within organisations like national and international oil companies, government agencies, local government, and global consultancies. Career paths can include areas such as health and safety, sustainability and environmental advisers, project management and policy roles, among others.

Disclaimer

The tuition fee for the course that is stated on the course webpage and in the prospectus for the first year of study will apply. We will review tuition fees each year. For UK and EU students, if Parliament permit an increase in tuition fees, we may increase fees for each subsequent year of study in line with any such changes. Note that any increase is expected to be in line with inflation. Following the UK’s planned exit from the European Union, EU students should be aware that there may be a change to UK laws following the UK’s exit, this may change their student status, their eligibility to study part time, and/or their eligibility for student finance. We will act in accordance with the UK’s laws in force in relation to student tuition fees and finance at that time.