Designed and developed in consultation with senior executives and directors of major organisations of the oil and gas industry, this programme focuses on the ‘downstream’ side of the industry - the management of trade in oil and gas products.
Three key themes of risk management, strategy and added value are woven throughout the programme.
You will explore the process of trade in oil and gas from seller, buyer and intermediary perspectives, and develop the practical problem-solving skills needed for success in a growth industry.
Trading and finance modules, partially delivered by a city-based major graduate trading and training company, will give you the experience of a practical trading project in real trading conditions.
You will also examine corporate social responsibility, and the environmental, sustainability and social issues involved.
Today’s energy sector demands talented, highly trained individuals who can demonstrate leadership, strategic thinking and the ability to manage risk in complex business situations.
This programme's three key themes, along with its industry links and practical approach, will create graduates able to meet these demands.
The programme is taught by highly qualified academics and experienced industry professionals, and learning is enhanced by high-profile guest speakers. You will also have access to and the support of dedicated internal and external career advisors and coaches specialising in the oil and gas sectors.
This degree is recognised by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), providing you with access to CMI resources during your studies, and enabling you to gain CMI membership upon degree completion.
You will develop the numerical, analytical, communication and research skills required for management positions in any organisation where energy is a key variable.
Your negotiation and leadership skills will enable you to respond effectively to complex business situations and develop as an entrepreneur in identifying and responding to new opportunities.
CMI membership provides access to a wealth of resources that foster employability, including Continued Professional Development (CPD) and access to dedicated job postings.
This programme will take approximately 12 months to complete.
The MSc Oil & Gas Trade Management is a full-time programme covering three terms.
Three key themes of risk management, strategy and leadership are woven throughout the programme.
Your final project will include a live company brief culminating in a consultancy project.
21 September 2016
Full programme fee: £16,800
Registration fee: £250 (non-refundable)
Non-EU advance deposit: £2,000 (non-refundable)
A minimum of a lower-second class (2:2) UK honours undergraduate degree in any discipline demonstrating sufficient analytical and numerical skills, or its international equivalent from a recognised institution. Other equivalent international qualifications as recommended by the National Academic Recognition Information Centre will be considered. Applicants with a non-business background will be required to demonstrate relevant experience or sound understanding of the subject area by submitting a personal statement. Candidates may be invited for an interview.
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Staff combine academic expertise with active research interests or industry experience at managerial and executive level.
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After working for four years in the oil and gas industry for one of the top commodity trading companies, you understand what is required to succeed in trading. The MSc Oil & Gas Trade Management offered me the chance to develop those key skills.
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Former CFO - Royal Dutch Shell
"The MSc Oil & Gas Trade Management programme at Regent’s University London has been well designed to equip students for a career trading in the oil and gas world. It covers the background to the industry and the markets that every player needs to be familiar with, and offers a grounding in the essential commercial features of the downstream world. This syllabus is highly recommended for a person who seeks to work in this sector of the industry."
Former CEO and Chairman of British Petroleum (BP)
"It is encouraging to see a programme which aims specifically to train more young professionals for the vital roles necessary to sustain the energy industry worldwide. The broad scope of the course which covers such modules as the financial and contractual challenges of the trading business and also the necessary attention to safety and environmental challenges reveals several options for future careers in this vital industry"
This degree is recognised by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Students on this programme are provided with access to CMI resources during their studies, and can apply for membership to the CMI on degree completion.
This degree is recognised by the Energy Institute (CMI).
This degree is recognised by the Oil & Gas UK, which is the representative organization for the UK Offshore Oil and Gas Industry.