• PGD in Business Administration (Oil & Gas Management)

About the PGD in Business Administration (Oil & Gas Management)

The PGD in Business Administration (Oil & Gas Management) is a blend of engineering and management topics that will produce an engineering manager with rounded capabilities. It is recognised that in coming years there will be a worldwide growing workforce of managers with considerable oil and gas engineering operational experience.

This programme has for that matter been designed for oil and gas industry professionals who have considerable oil and gas engineering operational experience but have had little or no education in management responsibilities and methods. To allow these individuals to continue to practise as engineers, fundamental knowledge of the industry will need to be refreshed and they will also need to be updated on the latest best practice and technology.


What you’ll learn in the PGD in Business Administration (Oil & Gas Management)

In this programme, you will take 8 modules each weighted at 4 or 5 Credit Units and write a PGD project worth 6 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 3 to 6 months for writing the PGD project to fulfill the requirements for the programme. Therefore, this study model provides the flexibility that enables you to complete the PGD programme in 1 – 2 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 Methods


Core PgD Modules (Mandatory)

  1. Upstream Oil and Gas Engineering Fundamentals
  2. Governance and the Application of ISO Standard Frameworks
  3. Upstream Oil and Gas Business Processes.
  4. Oil and Gas Risk Management
  5. Upstream Oil and Gas Project Planning and Management
  6. Oil and Gas Environmental and Social Impact Assessment


PGD Minor Research paper on Business Administration (Oil and Gas Management) – (Mandatory) / Extended Essay

Target students

Students should be from 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.


Meet your Facilitators and Trainers

Temur Japaridze

Gwam Gerry

Price per Term


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