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Master of Business Administration in Oil and Gas MBA

Master of Business Administration in Oil and Gas MBA

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2 years

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Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas

MBA Oil & Gas Operations

Course type


Course Summary

The course is carefully designed and delivered so that you can accelerate your professional development without having to pause your career, take long periods out from your work or travel to a distant classroom. The programme offers proven management training with a special focus on the oil and gas industry and allows students to gain an internationally recognised Masters of Business Administration qualification from a leading UK university. Perhaps you want to become more effective in your current management role, or engage at a higher level. Maybe you wish to broaden your managerial skill set or explore new areas of specialisation. Possibly you are one of the many professionals, such as geologists, engineers, analysts etc, looking to formalise years of technical industry knowledge and experience, and develop your management knowledge and competence. Whatever your motivation, the rigorous academic approach, experienced faculty, internationally engaged student peers and proven online learning environment of the Oil & Gas MBA will help you realise your leadership potential and fast-track your career.

The MBA not only benefits you as an individual, thus enhancing career prospects; it also proves invaluable to employers and their development. The MBA can significantly advance your career by giving you: The confidence to operate across all areas of your industry; Enhanced capabilities to lead, think and act more strategically; Awareness of personal strengths and opportunities for improvement; The ability to apply knowledge as you learn it in real time and the real world; An understanding of the challenges in other sectors, industries and locations; A demonstrable ability to meet the challenges of a senior management role; The academic skills and intellectual habits to continue personal development after completing the MBA; Networking and support opportunities through lifelong alumni membership.


This module aims to introduce you to the key developments in, and thinking derived from, the study of strategy. You will explore models and theories of strategy and their application by practising managers as well as critically appraise where and when such models are useful. You will also be able to provide examples that illustrate these concepts with the intent of building capability in strategic thinking and practice.

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Entry requirements

Students need to have: a Bachelors Degree or an equivalent qualification normally at second class honours or above - or equivalent international academic qualification; a minimum of two years' relevant managerial or professional work experience since undergraduate graduation. Managerial experience means having responsibility for people and / or functions and / or relevant technical expertise; At least two years' experience working in the oil and gas industry or related sector; Candidates without an undergraduate honours degree must demonstrate at least five years' senior managerial experience and may be required to submit a GMAT test result of 550 or higher. We also normally require Grade C GCSE or an equivalent qualification.

University information

Middlesex is a campus university based in leafy North London only 25 minutes from the buzz of central London. It has been excelling in teaching for over 130 years and boasts international campuses in Dubai and Mauritius. Their industry led, contemporary courses and practice-based teaching will help you to excel in the job market and become a leader in your field. Middlesex’s teaching is informed by the needs of industry, so you’ll develop the...more