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Next start date

February 2017


Three intakes a year February, June and October.

Study options

2 years part time




Demand is high for intelligent managers in the complex extractive industry. Graduates of the MSc in Oil and Gas Management will be well placed to develop a career in this important global industry.

Please note: This course is subject to a minimum number to run

  • This course at GSM London is practical and it reflects real working life. The institution has given me greater discipline in my approach to my academi...

Why study with GSM London?

GSM London is a leader in Oil and Gas Management programmes and was one of the first to offer a dedicated MSc in this discipline.

The MSc Oil and Gas Management will develop you into an informed extractive manager, able to understand and interpret the effects of policy changes, trade laws and global economics on the industry.

You will learn about economic theory and how it affects the operation of extractive businesses, as well as project management processes, marketing techniques, and human resource management.

This programme is highly interactive, with a strong emphasis on the free flow of knowledge and ideas between students, lecturers and industry professionals.

To gain the skills and knowledge required to work in the Oil and Gas industry, you'll have the opportunity to attend lectures with guest speakers and professionals already working in the energy sector.

How will this course support my professional development?

This programme will help you develop the specialist expertise required to gain a strategic management position in this sector.

It will also open up opportunities for you to build your career in a number of other positions.  Past students have gone on to work as planning managers, project managers, risk analysts and senior inspection managers.

Through the seminars, lectures and workshops that form part of the programme, there are also many opportunities to learn from and network with industry professionals.

How is the course structured?


Internal & External Environments of the Oil and Gas Industries
Energy Economics
Project Management for the Energy Industry
Marketing Planning & Promotion
Business Environment & Strategic Management
Human Resource Management
Research Skills & Dissertation Planning

Entry requirements

All applicants must have at least one of the following:

  • Bachelors Degree (Hons) 2:2 or above, (or an equivalent qualification from a recognised UK or overseas institution)
  • NQF Level 6 Qualification
  • GSM London Pre-Masters Qualification
  • If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6 or equivalent qualification.

Please note that we will consider applications from mature students (aged 21 or over) who do not meet the standard entry requirements, provided evidence of work experience can be demonstrated. This must be backed up by an employer's reference.



£3,450 per year


Early bird discount - Enrol before the 31st January 2017*

£2,760 per year


GSM London Alumni only

£2,415 per year

*To qualify for the ‘early bird’ price you will need to enrol by 31st January 2017

How to apply

To speak to a dedicated course advisor about the MSc Oil and Gas Management, please email or phone +44 (0)20 8516 7800