MSc Energy Management
Robert Gordon University, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen, AB10 7QE, Scotland, UK
+44 (0)1224 263567
Type of course
Online Distance Learning
Length of course
Date of commencement
The online programme begins in September
Aberdeen Business School offers a number of merit scholarships to our outstanding students. The scholarship is available to
international students who will study the course by full time and distance learning and pay for the fees at the international rate; or
UK or EU students who study the course by full time and the fees are set in excess of 6,000 GBP; or
UK or EU students who will study the course by distance learning.
Applicants will normally hold a first degree, at honours level at a top class banding (either a first class or second class upper or equivalent) and have at least one years professional experience in the energy industry or a related sector.
All international students, for whom English is not their first language, must provide evidence of linguistic ability, by gaining either IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent in TOEFL prior to receiving an unconditional offer of a place on the course.
The Robert Gordon University
MSc in Energy Management
MSc Energy Management course is designed to meet the needs of the upstream oil and gas management and the renewable energy management markets.
This Masters course has been developed to build on the links Robert Gordon University has with the energy industry and has received accreditation from the Energy Institute at the level of Chartered Energy Manager.
This course is particularly suitable for:
Technical specialists with no management experience who need a management education specific to their industry;
Technical specialists from other industries with transferable skills that can be applied to the energy industry wishing to change career in the direction of energy;
Those from the energy industry, but without the work experience required to study the MBA or Oil and Gas Management, who want to study a focused energy management degree;
Those who have completed a general MBA and wish to gain an energy education through CPD.
On this course students gain experience of key decision-making in a range of business functions. This knowledge can then be applied at a strategic level in the Strategic Management or the Energy Industry modules.
Specialist energy management modules provide the theory, policy and practice aspects of the energy industry. There is also the opportunity to study optional subject areas such as Health, Safety and Risk in an Organisational Context and Oil and Gas Contract Law. The project modules allow students to further synthesise and apply specialist knowledge to professional practice.
Some of the modules that will be studied are:
Renewable Energy Management
Energy Policy and the Environment
Strategic Analysis for the Energy Sector
Risk Management and Business Continuity
Oil and Gas Economics
Our supported Online learning mode of delivery allows you to study online from any location and is designed to fit in around your work commitments. You will be taught and supported by experienced industry professionals who will recreate the same challenging interactive format of the on-campus courses for those studying at a distance.
Our virtual learning environment, CampusMoodle offers students flexibility of where and when they can study, offering full and open access to tutors and other class members. Students have the benefit of being part of a group of learners with the invaluable opportunity to participate in active, group-related learning within a supportive online community setting. The online campus provides students with lectures and course materials and it also includes:
Discussion forums - student and tutor led
Up-to-date web technology for delivery methods
User friendly material
Access to our online library
As online learners, students are part of a 'virtual cohort' and the communication and interaction amongst members of the cohort is a significant aspect of the learning process.
Department of Business & Management
The Business Management department is one of the largest in the school and .among the areas of interest .are Business Strategy, E-Business, Entrepreneurship and Operations Management. The Business Strategy group is the biggest numerically with 50% of the academic staff being located here. The group teaches a number of strategic management modules throughout the University and to a number of corporate clients. The areas of speciality within the group are Corporate Social Responsibility, Business Ethics, Business Strategy, Psychological Contracts and Environmental Management and Policy. The Charles P. Skene Centre for Entrepreneurship is an expanding area of expertise within Aberdeen Business School with a particular interest in small business enterprise. One of their remits is to provide entrepreneurial education to as wide a group of students as possible within the University.
Aberdeen Business School
Aberdeen Business School is one of the leading providers of management and professional education in Scotland. Over 3,500 students are studying a comprehensive range of courses. In the School we have over 1,700 postgraduate students from over 80 countries and offer a truly international experience. Founded in 1965, the business school has just celebrated its fortieth year and continues to build on its firm foundation.
The Business School is part of the Robert Gordon University, which has been regularly acclaimed as the Best New University in the UK based on a formidable reputation for its pragmatic approach to higher education.
The Aberdeen Business School is one of the largest Business Schools in the United Kingdom. Currently it is structured in five departments: Accounting, Finance and Economics, Business and Management, Law, Information Management, and Communication and Marketing. Associated with the departments, there are a number of satellite applied research centres in the field of Entrepreneurship, Knowledge Management, Tourism, Public Policy, and Transport Policy.
Aberdeen Business School have had AMBA accreditation for since 1999. The Business School is one of the largest providers of management education in the UK and have delivered online courses since 1999. We are rated excellent by the UK quality assurance agency for higher education and have a very strong portfolio of courses. The School offers 29 postgraduate courses with accreditation from CIPD, CIPS, AMBA, CIArb, CIMA, CIM, CMI, APM, IQA, Institute of Exporters, and CILIP to name a few. We have an extensive range of publications in our online library with approximately 3,500 academic journals.