Masters | Postgraduate Course - Oil and Gas Management - CU London MBA Course Details within Coventry University

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Oil and Gas Management - CU London MBA

Study Details

MBA 1 year full-time

The MBA Oil and Gas Management Programme is ideal for candidates already working in or interested in a career in the Oil, Gas and Energy Industry. This Programme is designed to equip you with the required knowledge and skills for Leadership and Management in the Hydrocarbon and Energy Industry. 


Coventry University London has worked with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) to map selected modules on this programme to the CMI syllabus. As a result of this, students who pass two specific modules on their way to achieving the full qualification can be awarded the CMI Certificate Level 7 Strategic Management and Leadership*. The CMI is the UK awarding body for management and leadership qualifications. It is the only chartered professional body dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence. It counts more than 100,000 members and is internationally recognised as the professional body that set the standards in management.

This programme is also designed to provide you with up to date knowledge of the Oil, Gas and Energy Industry, giving you a holistic view of the value chain of the Hydrocarbon and Energy Business. You will be taught key management principles, models, practical theories and best practices that will enhance your competitiveness and prepare you for management roles in the hydrocarbon and energy industry.

Module details

Industry specialist Modules on the MBA Oil and Gas Management Programme include:

  • Petroleum Environmental Law, Technology and Governance
  • Oil and Gas Project Management
  • Integrated Emergency, Risk and Safety Management in the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Impact of Oil and Gas Production in a Developing World

Core Management Modules on the MBA Oil and Gas Management Programme Include:

  • Sustainable Strategy – From Planning to Implementation
  • Leading in a Changing World
  • Finance, Funding and Legislative Frameworks for Success
  • Marketing in a Global Age

Research options on the MBA Oil and Gas Management Programme Include:

  • Dissertation
  • Organisational Internship or Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship – Developing a Business Plan
  • Oil and Gas Management Practice Simulation

Skills Modules on the MBA Oil and Gas Management Programme include:

  • Academic and Professional Skills for Oil and Gas Management
  • Employability and Enterprise Skills

Entry Requirements

A good quality honours degree or equivalent. Applications from candidates with relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis. Work experience is desirable but not essential.

Student Destinations

Employment in the energy sector is growing rapidly worldwide, and offers exciting career opportunities for competent managers that understand the diverse issues, demands and challenges associated with the industry and are able to proffer practical solutions.

Activities associated with the Oil and Gas industry, includes exploring, extracting, refining, transporting and marketing of petroleum products. This sector supplies not only fuel and gas for home and commercial use, but also provides raw material for chemical products including pharmaceuticals, plastics, fertilizers and pesticides. In fact, the production, distribution, refining, and retailing of petroleum taken as a whole represents the world's largest industry in terms of dollar value. There are well over 100 countries involved in the extraction of primary materials for the energy sector on every Continent.

A Coventry University London MBA Oil and Gas Management graduate is highly employable and able to positively influence the Hydrocarbon and Energy Industry, which is the fastest-growing industrial sector in the World today.