MBA (Oil and Gas Management)

There is a high demand for competent and creative business leaders and managers with skills in the upstream, midstream and down stream management areas in order to take business practice in the Oil and Gas Industry to the next level! ūüďä

Next start date

August 2020/January 2021




10 modules and an Oil and Gas Management dissertation completed in 2 - 4 years depending on your schedule and learning goals

How to apply

Online application form

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Fees per module

US$ 350
UGX 1,295,000
How to pay

Total Programme Cost

US$ 3900
UGX$ 14,430,000
How to pay

About this programme

In this program, you will cover upstream, midstream and downstream management areas which will prepare you to further develop your skills in the management of corporate issues, as well as ensure that you understand the range of management issues across the sector from stakeholder interests through to operational risks and opportunities.

We target this program at people who are working in oil and gas companies and their partners, contractors and suppliers.

As an employer, you will have renewed inquisitive employees that have an international network of lecturers, advisors and mentors to draw from. We have lecturers from Britain, Canada, Georgia, Uganda, Italy, China, Ireland, Nigeria, Tanzania and Iraq.

What you'll learn

In this programme, you will take 10 modules each weighted at 4 or  5 Credit Units and write an MBA dissertation worth 12 Credit Units in the specific area of Oil and Gas  Management . You are free to take a minimum of 1 module to a maximum of three modules in a term.  A term is made up of 3 months of study and one week of final module examination.  Each student shall spend an additional 6 to 9 months of supervised dissertation writing to fulfill the requirements for the MBA (Oil and Gas Management Specialisation).

Therefore, this study model provides the flexibility that enables you to complete the MBA in Oil and Gas Management programme in 2 to 4 academic years depending on the pace that suits your schedule and learning goals.

You will study:

Institutional Requirements (Mandatory)

  1. Critical Thinking and Decision Making
  2. Research Methodology

Core MBA Modules  (Mandatory)

    1.   Strategic Leadership and Management
    2.   Managing People in Organisation
    3.   Procurement and Contract Negotiations
    4.   Financial Management OR  Financial Accounting
    5.  International Business

Oil and Gas Management Specialisation Modules  (Choose any three)

  1. Environmental and Cultural Impact of Oil and Gas Production
  2. Governance and the Application of ISO Standard Frameworks
  3. Oil and Gas Risk Management 
  4. Refining and Distributing Networks.

Electives (Optional)

  1. Governance, Ethics, and Integrity
  2. Petroleum Economics 
  3. Financial Risk Analysis

MBA Dissertation on Oil and Gas Management  (Mandatory)

Target students

We have designed our MBA (Oil and Gas Management Specialisation) for:

Persons who have a technical or commercial background in engineering, earth sciences or business. You will be better equipped to tackle today’s oil and natural gas issues and prepare you to deal with the future challenges of the future of energy.

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Governance and Integrated Management Systems

Become a hybrid manager and key personnel with both management and technical competencies, leveraging on industry-based practices to promote sound management competences across the life cycle of an integrated management system

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