Oil, Gas and Energy Management
Oil, Gas and Energy Management

Online Global MBA (Oil, Gas and Energy Management)

The energy market is crucial to the global economy, and is one of the most profitable industries there is. This degree, delivered 100% online through Study Interactive, will give you highly valued industry insight, including an overview of contemporary issues in the market.

One the most delicate issues right now is that of carbon management – not just for energy companies, but for all businesses. What you take from this programme will give you a unique perspective on the future of business.

Duration: Online 18-36 months
Start dates: Every 12 weeks
Campus available: Online

Modular Payment plan available

  • UK undergraduate degree or equivalent – any subject area
  • English levels 5.5 IELTS (5.5 in all bands) or equivalent*
  • Relevant work experience is an asset, but no work experience is required

Students who fail to meet academic requirements can be assessed on their relevant work experience (3 years management experience minimum for mature study route)

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Stage I Marketing and Business Environment 
Accounting and Managerial Finance
Systems and Operations Management
Research Methods
Stage II Strategic Management and Leadership 
Contemporary Issues in Oil, Gas and Energy 
Carbon Management and Entrepreneurship 
Research Methods
Stage III Online Dissertation and Research Methods

LSBF has partnered with InterActive Pro to power and support the online Global MBA degree programme.

Specialisation Modules **


The aim of the module is to introduce students to the oil and gas industry, and enable them to critically evaluate and appraise the opportunities and challenges in this market.

On successful completion of the module, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the objectives and functions of and commercial relationships between companies and organisations in the upstream oil and gas supply chain.
  • Evaluate the significance of marketing and marketing issues to upstream oil and gas organisations.
  • Critically analyse the broad principles and practical implementation of petroleum taxation regimes in various regions of the world.
  • Analyse energy sector strategic responses to key global challenges and governmental initiatives (e.g. EU and UK emission trading schemes, environmental management systems, industrial symbiosis networks, cleaner technology, and renewables).
  • Recognise, discuss and justify some of the primary contractual clauses in the main contracts in the oil and gas industry, examining the effect of these clauses on the contractual parties.

Learn more about the course assessment strategy.


The aim of the module is to provide students with an understanding of the national and international issues surrounding carbon management, as well as the skills required to plan and evaluate carbon management strategies and systems.

On successful completion of the module, students should be able to:

  • Understand the drivers for carbon management emissions targets and the reporting requirements at an international and national level.
  • Know the key steps in a robust and successful carbon management strategy and be able to define carbon footprinting.
  • Appreciate the use of carbon impact assessments in decision making and the use of project accounting within international greenhouse gas emissions mitigation and reporting.
  • Know how to develop, implement and monitor an action plan in order to achieve a measurable reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, including identification of KPIs and the characteristics of successful change management.
  • Understand the concept of carbon offsetting, the role that offsetting plays within a robust carbon management strategy, and be able to apply selection criteria for purchasing offsets.

Learn more about the course assessment strategy.

**All specialisations are subject to student demand

Core Modules

Detailed information about the core modules can be found on the Global MBA Programme Structure page.

Career Direction

Studying Oil, Gas and Energy Management will open you many doors across different industry sectors. Some roles include:

  • Energy and Sustainability Manager
  • Oil and Gas Analyst
  • Project Coordinator
  • Project Performance Analyst
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