• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
The MSc Oil and Gas Management programme offered by the Coventry University aims to provide you with an understanding of the processes, drivers, threats and opportunities related to the management of the energy and hydrocarbon industry in the 21st century. 

About

During the MSc Oil and Gas Management programme offered by the Coventry University, you should develop the competence to safely and effectively manage projects in the oil and gas industries within the context of increasingly stringent environmental and safety legislations.

We adopt a multidisciplinary approach and, within the four established routes, there are mandatory modules incorporating various specialist areas, including petroleum contracts and economics, renewable energy, risk management and environmental management. Core modules also focus on providing some of the essential skills needed in any profession, such as project management and quality control, marketing techniques, health and safety.

Depending on the route you choose, you will have an opportunity to explore that subject area in more depth – for example, gaining an insight into the law of improbable incidents to help mitigate the risk of oil spills and oil trajectory analysis to help facilitate clean-up operations within both the Technology Management and Quality, Health, Safety and Environment routes. Alternatively, the Finance and Investment and Law and Policy routes enable you to develop a practical understanding of the basic energy derivative structures that are used in trading, marketing and risk management today, as well as the mechanisms and tools for both physical and financial petroleum trading and the workings of crude oil markets.

Career prospects

This course was developed to meet the demand for management professionals in the oil and gas industry, capable of demonstrating leadership, strategic thinking, manage risk and add value to their businesses. As such, you should have access to a wide range of potential careers in the ‘downstream’ side of the sector, as planning managers, project managers, risk analysts and senior inspection managers.

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

UK's Top Modern University

Are you looking to develop skills for your future career? Take the next step and choose to study at the UK's Top Modern University (Guardian University Guide 2019). Coventry University puts employability at the centre of all that we do and have great links with industry, helping thousands of students to find relevant work placements and internships.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic 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.

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  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    15050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15050 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10650 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Coventry

  • 656 - 1060 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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!

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