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MAJOR

Oil and Gas Major (MBA)

MJRP-OLGAS

TAUGHT BY: Faculty of Business and Law

DURATION

Duration of the course with a full-time study load. Studying part-time will extend the duration of your course.

If duration is not available (N/A) the offering may be part of a larger course.

N/A

CREDIT

A full-time study load usually consists of 200 credits (approximately eight units) per year, with 100 credits (approximately four units) in each semester.

100

About offering

This unique MBA offering is the only one of its kind in Australia and is specifically designed, with industry input, to meet the needs of middle and senior managers working in the oil and gas sector. The course is offered in partnership with the Aberdeen Business School (part of Robert Gordon University (RGU) in Scotland) which is located in another world energy hub. The curriculum combines oil and gas knowledge, and energy management with the core requirements of an MBA to ensure that graduates have a broad coverage of key functional disciplines of business management, as well as specialised knowledge of oil and gas. Faculty members teaching on the program are drawn from the Curtin Graduate School of Business, the Department of Minerals and Energy Economics, the Centre for Mineral and Energy Economics and from industry. The units offered through RGU are available fully online.

How to apply

To apply for this major, you will need to apply for the Master of Business Administration. Applying as a postgraduate student is easy. For information tailored to your situation, visit our easy to follow instructions to get your application started.

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What you'll learn

  • apply discipline knowledge, understand its theoretical underpinnings, and ways of thinking; extend the boundaries of knowledge through research; have a thorough foundation of contemporary business theories, concepts and principles and be able to apply these in a group or organizational environment
  • apply a thorough discipline specific foundation of contemporary business theories, concepts and principles and be able to apply these in an oil and gas related group or organisational environment independently identify and investigate a relevant research problem using a relevant set of techniques
  • apply logical and rational processes to analyse the components of an issue; think creatively to generate innovative solutions; create and critically evaluate innovative ideas and strategies within ambiguous and uncertain business environments
  • create, critically evaluate and reflect upon innovative ideas and strategies within ambiguous and uncertain oil and gas related business environments (which includes business, government and not-for-profit)
  • decide what information is needed and where it might be found using appropriate technologies; make valid judgements and synthesise information from a range of sources; access, evaluate and synthesise diverse information for intelligent business application
  • select appropriate information using appropriate technologies; make valid judgements and synthesise information from a range of sources; access evaluate and synthesise diverse information for intelligent business application
  • communicate in ways appropriate to the discipline, audience and purpose; effectively communicate in a manner appropriate to their audience and their desired outcomes
  • communicate professionally and effectively in ways to appropriately interpret technical and non-technical information to a varied audience, for a range of purposes within the oil and gas industry
  • select and use appropriate technologies and recognise their advantages and limitations
  • possess and be able to utilise life-long learning strategies; maintain currency in professional practice
  • recognise and apply international perspectives within the business environment; apply international standards of practice and evaluate issues from a variety of perspectives
  • develop shared understandings of contemporary relevant issues which demonstrate a high and balanced level of cultural awareness in a diverse cultural business setting
  • demonstrate, through self-leadership, a duty of care, honesty, integrity, fairness and knowledge of principles and law to uphold the ethical requirements of the oil and gas industry and profession

Advanced standing / credit transfer / recognition of prior learning

At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.

You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.

If this applies to you, you can apply for credit for recognised learning (CRL), which means your previous study is recognised and matched against a similar unit in your intended Curtin course.

A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.

CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.

Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:

Email: crl@curtin.edu.au
Tel: 1300 222 888

CRL search

At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.

You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course at another educational institution, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.

A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.

CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.

Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:

Email: ci-enquiries@curtin.edu.au
Tel: 1300 222 888

CRL search

Fees and charges

Domestic fee paying postgraduate

Please note the indicative fees shown below are for the Master of Business Administration degree.

Student type Cost

Domestic

What is a domestic fee-paying (DFP) place?

A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government.

Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees.

$35,550*

Fees are indicative only.

* Based on a first-year full-time study load of (data not available) credits. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).

Use the Fee Calculator for an estimate of individual unit fees. There may also be some additional costs. For more information, see other fees and charges.

International student fees for 2019

International onshore – fee paying
Offer letter (100 credit) published fee $17,900*
Indicative year 1 fee $40,000*
Indicative essential incidental course fee N/A

The fees shown above apply to international students studying on-campus in Western Australia. The tuition fee is subject to an annual tuition fee increase of up to 5 per cent per annum. For information about fees at other locations please visit Curtin International’s offshore site.

How to apply

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Please note that each campus has different application deadlines. Please view our application deadlines page for further information.

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Next steps

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Where to get further information

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  • Curtin course code: MJRP-OLGAS
  • This offering was last updated on: November 2, 2018