• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
The Oil and Gas programme from Middlesex University does not merely hand you a toolbox of skills: it arms you with a high level of critical thinking that will assist in every endeavour for the rest of your life. You will learn both advanced general management and strategy skills in conjunction with a unique theoretical and practical knowledge of the oil and gas sector.

About

The Oil and Gas programme curriculum from Middlesex University has been painstakingly designed to equip current and future oil & gas leaders with the skills, knowledge and tools they need to manage their business successfully.

How do you study the MBA in Oil & Gas

When you study the MBA by distance learning, you will work in the same way as a senior manager - at times working individually whilst at others collaborating with a team of your fellow Middlesex MBA participants from a broad range of industries and locations around the world. Each learning group is monitored by a member of the course faculty to ensure syndicates perform at a high level whilst focused on typical realistic issues facing today's global organisations. Participation in group activities is compulsory and a valuable element of the learning process.

Resources include:

  • Traditional textbooks
  • Detailed study guides
  • Online audio and video content
  • Discussion groups
  • Multi-media resources
  • Industry case studies
  • Individual access to tutors
  • Interactive tutor-led discussion groups
  • Small group-directed idea generation and assessment
  • Webinars, available real-time or as an archive
  • Online lectures, available real-time or as an archive

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Induction
  • The Global Oil & Gas Industry
  • Oil and Gas Finance and Risk Analysis  
  • Business Strategy  
  • Executive Leadership
  • Advanced International Marketing 
  • Managing Projects and Optimising Operations
  • Management Perspective
  • Information Management
  • Research Methods
  • Applied Project
  • Business Transformation Project

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour 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 need the following GMAT score:

    Required score: 550

    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

  • A Bachelors Degree or an equivalent qualification normally at second class honours or above - or equivalent international academic qualification
  • Candidates without an undergraduate honours degree must demonstrate significant managerial experience and may be required to submit a GMAT test result of 550 or higher.  A full description of your experience is essential to show clearly your successful career path and the contribution you can make to the MBA programme.

Work Experience

At least 2 year(s) of work experience are required.

  • At least two years' experience working in the Oil & Gas industry or related sector.
  • A minimum of two years’ relevant managerial or professional work experience since undergraduate graduation.  Managerial experience means having responsibility for people and / or functions and / or relevant technical expertise. 

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8256 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8256 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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Anyone applying before 19 July will receive £1,000 discount on the programme fees so don't delay your application.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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