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Oil and Gas Management

GSM London

  • February, 2020 Start Date

  • 3 years Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £6000.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

Specialist industries require industry specialists – and you could be one of them. Our degree in Oil and Gas Management gives you the necessary skills to pursue a range of career opportunities within oil and gas and the wider energy sector.

The energy sector faces profound environmental changes. By 2023, the demand for graduates in this specialism will soar, and the degree contributes to the development and dissemination of knowledge and practice:

  • Focus on management within the oil and gas industry and the wider energy sector
  • Opportunities for work-related learning through project-based activities
  • Practitioners from industry representing key areas around the globe (Europe, Middle East and Africa)
  • Scenario-based planning, live and collaborative projects, simulations, coursework
  • Student membership of the Energy Institute, along with access to the EI library and events
  • Network with employers and graduates through the annual Energy Futures Week

Specialist industries require industry specialists – and you could be one of them. Our degree in Oil and Gas Management gives you the necessary skills to pursue a range of career opportunities within oil and gas and the wider energy sector. The energy sector faces profound environmental changes. By 2023, the demand for graduates in this specialism will soar, and the degree...

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Course Content

The programme is designed to enhance self-reflection and personal development. The three stages of the programme are designed to facilitate increasingly challenging learning techniques as students’ progress.The programme aims to deliver a curriculum focusing primarily on international strategy, management considerations, and corporate and cross-border regulations relevant to the oil and gas industries.

  • At stage zero: embarking on the Foundation course will be the stepping stone towards achieving the degree in which your strengths can be realised. The first semester is the same for all students. However, in the second semester a choice of two elective modules will be chosen to prepare for the degree you will be commencing.
  • At stage one: students will develop a solid foundation for the next stage of the programme, focusing on academic and professional skills along with cognate management areas.
  • At stages two and three: students will delve into key oil and gas management areas along with other relevant modules to promote the employability and multi-disciplinary intent of the programme.

 

Modules

To read more about each module in detail for this programme click here 

Please see the module specification for further details; note that the specification represents the latest modules and may be subject to change.

 

Foundation year:

  • Semester 1 English for Academic Purposes, Numeracy 1, Introduction to Computer Skills, Effectiveness in the Business World
  • Semester 2 English for Academic Purposes 2, Numeracy 2 Elective Modules (choose two) Understanding Accounting and Finance, Understanding Human Resources Management, Understanding Law, Understanding Management, Understanding Marketing and Events, Understanding Mathematics in Economic Environment’s, Understanding Oil and Gas, Understanding Technology, Understanding Travel and Tourism      

 

Three and two-year degrees:

  • Semester 1: Academic Skills, Management and Organisations, and Marketing and Communications
  • Semester 2: Introduction to Oil and Gas Enviornment, Professional Skills, and Financial and Economic Literacy for Managers
  • Semester 3: Employability Skills, Global Energy Outlook, Managing Energy Resources and Regulations, and Logistics and Operations for Oil and Gas
  • Semester 4: Project/Placement Design and Implementation, and Evaluation and Reflection (Work Based/Related Learning)
  • Semester 5: Emerging Themes, Health and Safety, Strategic Decision Making for Oil and Gas Industry and Elective modules (choose one) Research Methods or Research and the Professional
  • Semester 6: (Any combination of electives equal to 60 Credits) Politics in the Oil and Gas Industry, Project and Risk Management,  Environmental Management for Sustainable Development, and Capstone Project (Dissertation/Consultancy Project/Work Based Learning)

 

Programme specification

Please see the programme specification for further details on this programme; note that the specification represents the latest programme structure and may be subject to change.

The programme is designed to enhance self-reflection and personal development. The three stages of the programme are designed to facilitate increasingly challenging learning techniques as students’ progress.The programme aims to deliver a curriculum focusing primarily on international strategy, management considerations, and corporate and cross-border regulations relevant to the oil and...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

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GSM London, Royal Hill, Greenwich

Full Time, 3 years

February, 2020

£6000.00

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GSM London, Royal Hill, Greenwich

Full Time, 3 years

June, 2020

£6000.00

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GSM London, Royal Hill, Greenwich

Full Time, 3 years

October, 2020

£6000.00

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Entry Requirements

Applicants will normally be 18 years of age* on registration and hold one of the following (or international equivalents):

  • Two full GCE A Level passes (A*-E, 32 UCAS points); or equivalent qualifications New UCAS entry tariff for 2017 explained
  • GSM London’s Foundation Year programme (with a minimum of 120 credits);

 

If you are not a UK passport holder, or a UK passport holder born outside of the UK and not born in a country that appears on the published list, you may need to complete an English language test, such as the in-house GSM London English Language Proficiency Test or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test, to demonstrate you have the language skills needed to complete your degree. All of our programmes are taught in English. Once you submit your application to GSM London the Admissions team will assess it. Should your application be successful and if an English Language Test is required it will appear as a condition of offer.

You will need an IELTS score of 6.0, 5.5 in all four components (listening, reading, speaking and writing) or equivalent qualification.

Further details on English Language requirements are provided here.

*Candidates who are under 18 on registration will need to review and abide by our policy on under 18’s: Young or Vulnerable Applicants
**For further details on Equivalent or lower qualifications, ELQ, please click here.

Non-standard entry:

If you do not meet the standard entry requirements, listed above, you may be able to be considered on your individual merits via our non-standard entry process.

To be considered you will need to be able to demonstrate/pass:

  • Evidence of previous qualifications (if requested by Admissions)
  • A fully completed and up to date CV
  • Minimum one year of good work experience (click here for further information)
  • A verifiable work reference
  • Interview
  • Academic interview (if required)
  • Written essay (if required)


In such cases, the Admissions assessor must be satisfied that the applicant has the necessary potential, knowledge or experience and motivation to follow the programme successfully.

Candidates who do not meet the requirements listed above may be able to apply for our Foundation Year programme.

On successful completion of the Foundation Year, you will gain direct entry on to this degree programme.

Accreditation of prior learning:

Partial exemptions from an undergraduate programme may be obtained in accordance with the Academic Regulations dependent on the compatibility of previous study. Each case is considered on its own merit and will be, subject to the approval by University of Plymouth.

You may be required to provide an academic reference and/or personal statement.

We will not normally consider APL’s older than 3 years unless the applicant has a recent experiential learning.

Please see Advanced Standing and Exemptions Based on Recognition of Other Learning for further details.

Applicants will normally be 18 years of age* on registration and hold one of the following (or international equivalents): Two full GCE A Level passes (A*-E, 32 UCAS points); or equivalent qualifications New UCAS entry tariff for 2017 explained GSM London’s Foundation Year programme (with a minimum of 120 credits);   If...

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Student Satisfaction

Source: NSS

Overall student satisfaction
87%
of students were satisfied overall
The teaching on my course
84% of students strongly agree that staff are good explaining things
80% of students strongly agree that staff have made the subject interesting
86% of students strongly agree that the course is intellectually stimulating
87% of students strongly agree that the course has challenged them to achieve their best work
Learning opportunities
89% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth
91% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics
87% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt
Assessment and feedback
71% of students strongly agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance
59% of students strongly agree that the marking and assessment has been fair
74% of students strongly agree that the teedback on their work has been timely
80% of students strongly agree that they have received helpful comments on my work
Academic support
73% of students strongly agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to
73% of students strongly agree that they have received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to their course
76% of students strongly agree that good advice was available when they needed to make study choices on their course
Organisation and management
77% of students strongly agree that the course is well organised and running smoothly
58% of students strongly agree that the timetable works efficiently for them
74% of students strongly agree that any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
Learning resources
76% of students strongly agree that the IT resources and facilities provided have supported their learning well
80% of students strongly agree that the library resources (e.g. books, online services and learning spaces) have supported their learning well
70% of students strongly agree that they have been able to 3ess course-specific resources (e.g. equipment, facilities, software, collections) when they needed to
Learning community
67% of students strongly agree that they feel part of a community of staff and students
86% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course
Student voice
76% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course
77% of students strongly agree that staff value students’ views and opinions about the course
57% of students strongly agree that it is clear how students’ feedback on the course has been acted on
49% of students strongly agree that the students’ union (association or guild) effectively represents students’ academic interests

University TEF Outcome

Did not participate.

Statistics

Source: hesa.ac.uk

  • UCAS Points48

  • Employment RateN/A

  • Average Graduate SalaryN/A

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