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Energy and Resources, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 16 months
Energy and Resources is an interdisciplinary degree program offered by Hamad Bin Khalifa University that integrates the disciplines of geopolitics, public policy, technology, finance, management, and strategy.


Successful participants will graduate with an executive master’s degree from HBKU and will be eligible to receive a certificate of completion from HBKU’s two participating partner universities: Texas A&M University, and HEC Paris.

This Energy and Resources program offered by Hamad Bin Khalifa University brings together leading international experts from multiple disciplines and from the faculty of HBKU and its partners.

Graduates of the program are equipped to:

  • Implement effective strategic decisions and manage their operations based on a global understanding of issues in the field of energy and resources (E&R). 
  • Develop and implement multi-sided, analytical approaches and solutions to complex E&R issues. 
  • Become visionary leaders and innovators. 
  • Establish relationships with specialists in various managerial functions.

Program participant profiles:

  • High-potential managers and executives who hold a bachelor’s degree and work in IOCs, NOCs, OEM suppliers, power companies, energy-intensive industries, the petrochemical industry, banking, consulting, government, NGOs, etc.
  • Open to participants from all over the world with a global mindset and professional proficiency in English

Programme Structure

  • All program participants will be taught by faculty members of HBKU and its partner universities, who are leading scholars and researchers in their fields, or by experts working in the field of energy and resources.
  • Modules consist of a number of courses that incorporate academic presentations, simulations, and case studies.
  • The capstone project completes the program, with applicants working individually or in groups, applying their newly acquired skills to identify and address a strategic issue facing the E&R sector.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 16 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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Academic Requirements

  • 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.

General Requirements

  • Applicants seeking admission to the Executive Master in Energy and Resources program must have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution. They must also have a strong undergraduate academic record with significant professional and leadership experience.
  • Official electronic copies of transcripts should be submitted as part of the online application. Final transcripts and graduation statements are required for all previous university studies. All transcripts submitted should include an explanation of the grading system.
  • For those who have not completed their current studies, transcripts must include results from the last completed semester of coursework.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Ar Rayyan

  • 4230 - 7920 QAR/month
    Living Costs

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


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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