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Executive Management in Energy, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
Oslo, Norway
The Master in Executive Management in Energy at BI Norwegian Business School lasts for 18 months, including five two-week modules in Paris and Oslo. This structure allows you to undertake executive studies while continuing to work full time.

Overview

Energy core courses respond to the significant changes in the industry due to growing demand for energy, sustainable development and green transition across the world. Courses also focus on specific skills in energy fundamentals, technologies, industries and markets, policies and strategies, addressing the challenges of investments and technological solutions.

Through the Master in Executive Management in Energy at BI Norwegian Business School, you will profit from interactive learning processes and discussions on campus and online. You will also participate in a consultancy project, a practical team work exploring real-life business challenges. The project work is supervised by a professor as well as a representative from the company you are analysing.

Five modules will transport you from an overview of the energy market to the key challenges of the future of the industry:

  • The global context and challenges of the industry, such as the digital impact and the green transition.
  • Techno-economic aspects of the energy industry, business economics and strategic decision making in the oil, gas and power sectors.
  • Future characteristics of the industry. You will learn to master the digital revolution, new business models and the corresponding leadership approaches.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • The global picture in energy
  • Highlights of energy industry sectors oil & gas, electricity and other renewables
  • Energy and society
  • Perspectives on sustainability in energy industry  
  • Governance of complex energy projects
  • Business economics and value creation 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 18 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      With five two-week modules and online courses.

  • Credits
    90 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

You only need to take one of these tests:

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

  • You need the following GMAT score:

    Required score: 600

    The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GMAT score ranges between 200 and 800 and measures the verbal and quantitative reasoning of test-takers.

General Requirements

The Executive Master of Management in Energy is intense and demands commitment. Admission requirements are stringent to ensure that all participants are qualified.

  • A university degree (minimum bachelor or equivalent). In exceptional cases, candidates who do not meet this requirement but have substantial, international work experience may be considered.
  • Minimum of 4 years full time relevant work experience.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Two letters of recommendation, where at least one refers to the applicant's performance in a work situation.

Work Experience

At least 4 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19356 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29041 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    19356 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29041 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
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  • Tuition fee: 290 000 NOK.

Living costs for Oslo

  • 11682 - 19230 NOK/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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