This Oil and Gas Accounting and Finance course will help you develop and be capable of using advanced critical knowledge and understanding of the accounting for upstream activities and the financial arrangements/implications of a broad spectrum of oil and gas ventures. It confers desirable skills for careers in the oil and gas, energy and financial sectors.
The course will develop your practical problem-solving, analytical financial modelling and essential transferrable skills in the financial risks and rewards of oil and gas investments within relevant accounting, regulatory and policy guidelines.
It offers a mastery of the accounting for and financial management of the unique arrangements and transactions encountered in the oil and gas industry.
This course offers the opportunity to extend your study by a year to complete a 48 week work placement. Evidence suggests that graduates who can demonstrate relevant work experience have a better chance of securing a graduate level job.
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The first stage of the course will provide you with a broad context for understanding corporate accounting and finance considerations, including quantitative techniques and foundational elements of finance and an appreciation of the economics of the oil and gas industry.
You will develop the skills for specific applications of accounting and finance principles and tools to the oil and gas industry’s needs. You will be able to provide sound rationale and clearly communicate to relevant stakeholders the basis for accounting reporting and disclosure, operational considerations and theoretical formulations and applications of finance concepts. You will develop models and financial risk management strategies in the oil and gas industry.
The Capstone module is designed to provide you with an opportunity to integrate master's level knowledge and skills by independently working on an applied academic study or business consultancy project from a degree related discipline. Personal and professional skills such as research, consulting, oral presentation and teamwork will be developed.
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- Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent.
- We welcome applicants with relevant professional accountancy qualifications such as ACCA and CIMA.
- Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent.
Please note, some courses may require a higher standard of English than stated in this page. Contact email@example.com for further information.
International students who do not meet our direct entry requirements for this course can gain additional entry points through our International College at Robert Gordon University.
Our Pre-Sessional English Programme (PSP) is available for students who have not yet reached the required English level and those who would like to improve their language competency.