If you are considering a career or enterprise in oil and gas management or its associated supply chain this degree draws from the strengths of both academics at University of Aberdeen and industry professionals in the city who have helped to shape the programmes and modules from their learning and experiences. The university offers knowledge spanning fifty years in oil and gas production and commercialisation. The university has worked closely with the industry since its inception in Aberdeen city and in the 1970s to provide advanced level learning in the sector.
The programme uniquely offers a great range of knowledge across Geology and Engineering, Business and Law specific to the oil and gas industry but applicable to other similar industries with similar features. The degree offers great value in terms of the range of disciplines it covers and it will open up a range of careers internationally. It also gives you the confidence and knowledge to start up an enterprise yourself or work in mid to senior management within an already established company. Business and Law modules will be very useful to a great many commercial situations and sectors if you choose to apply your knowledge in the future. This also applies to Geology and Engineering which are also subjects in themselves when it comes to employment options. . This programme is ideal for small specialist companies working with National Oil Companies and energy ministries to commercialise innovation in science and technology and improve hydrocarbon exploration. It combines science with law politics and economics. Alumni work internationally across the supply chain and some of them have started their own businesses.
Courses listed for the programme
Semester 1 Geoscience in Oil Exploration Introduction to Energy Economics Drilling and Well Engineering Management in Engineering Production, Risk Management and Psychology
Semester 2 Porfolio Optimisation - Decision Making and Investment Appraisal Commercial Law and Regulatory Frameworks Remediation Technology for Geosciences Research Skills, Professional Development and Field Study
Semester 3 Project Oil and Gas Enterprise Management
• You develop skills and knowledge to confidently talk to specialists across science, engineering, and commercialisation • Research informed subject areas include earth science, petroleum geology, sedimentology, geochemistry, tectonics, and more • We work with Apache, Statoil, BP, Chevron, Conoco Phillips, Shell, Pemex, to name but a few located in Aberdeen itself • You learn directly from industry professionals and academics with a high level of expertise
Where you study
• University of Aberdeen • Full Time • September and January