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Oil and Gas Accounting and Finance

Robert Gordon University

Content

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.

Stage 1:
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 can exit after Stage 1 with PgCert Oil and Gas Accounting and Finance.

Stage 2:
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.

You can exit after Stage 2 with PgDip Oil and Gas Accounting and Finance.

Stage 3:
The Capstone module is designed to provide you with an opportunity to integrate Masters 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.

Entry Requirements

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.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Aberdeen Business School

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.rgu.ac.uk