Coventry University: Oil and Gas Management (MSc)

InstitutionCoventry University View institution profile
Department School of Economics, Finance and Accounting
Study type Taught


This course aims to equip students with the skills required to support a range of management/professional careers in the global petroleum industry. It provides a comprehensive advanced level introduction to the international operation of the industry (upstream and downstream), and explores the key challenges and emerging technologies that are influencing exploration and production and the future of oil and gas. There are 4 established routes in the course, namely: technology management route; quality, health, safety and environment (QHSE) route; law and policy route (this route is not available for May start); finance and investment route.

6 course options

Qualification MSc
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

A good UK Honours degree or an international equivalent, preferably at upper 2nd Class level or above. Candidates holding the equivalent of a good 2nd Class lower degree may also apply. HND holders with at least 5 years working experience in the oil and gas industry may also be considered.


Mandatory subjects for all routes: 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; person project. Optional modules for technology management route: water and wastewater treatment; oil spill science, response and remediation. Optional modules for QHSE route: risk safety and governance; oil spill science, response and remediation. Optional modules for finance and investment route: investment analysis and decision making in the petroleum industry; international oil and gas trading. Optional modules for law and policy route: international environmental law; international oil and gas trading.

Location Coventry University
Priory Street


Northern Ireland 6930 GBP for Whole course
Wales 6930 GBP for Whole course
Scotland 6930 GBP for Whole course
England 6930 GBP for Whole course
EU 6930 GBP for Whole course
International 12068 GBP for Whole course

Contact details

Recruitment and Admissions Office (UK Student Enquiries)

Telephone 024 7765 4321

POstgraduate Overseas and European Student Enquiries

Telephone 024 7615 2152

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