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MBA in Oil and Gas Management

Geneva Business SchoolGeneva - SWITZERLAND

Field(s) of study: Business Administration, Market Finance and Asset Management
Cost of pre-eligibility application: 
  • Via Mastersbooking: 0 €
  • Via the regular school procedure: 150 €
Course cost: 27 665 €

Next admission round: 

Next recruitment session:

Available slots: 

Available spots:
Places available per academic year: 30

Program Language

  • English

Course length: 

18 months

Start of the program: 

February 2019
September 2019

Level of entry: 

A Level+3 years
A Level+4 years



The Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a Major in Oil and Gas Management
 will provide you with in-depth knowledge and practical training relevant to the specialized field of trading in oil and gas on an International scale. You will learn how to face challenges and make key decisions within the energy industry.

Over the course of the program you will: 

  • Possess expertise in Oil and Gas trading techniques
  • Become knowledgeable in economic principles that drive the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Be capable of international accounting and financing
  • Gain familiarity with international policies and legalities that govern Oil and Gas Trade


The program requires the successful completion of 90 credits. The program consists of 4 groups of courses common for all Masters, from which students may select the desired subjects to study: Core Courses (21 ECTS), Elective Courses (15 ECTS), the Orientation Courses (18 ECTS) and the Master Thesis (36 ECTS), which are mandatory to complete the selected major. Beyond the principal Business modules offered within each major, an example of some of the Orientation (Specialist) subjects can be found below:

  • Review and Projection of Oil Prices
  • Oil Market
  • Risk Management in Oil and Gas
  • International Accounting and Finance for Oil and Gas
  • Asset Management in Oil and Gas
  • Mechanics of Commodity Training

Course format: 

On campus

Qualifications/expertise after completing the program

 The program is of particular relevance to those working, or planning to work as a:

  • Trader
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Commodities Expert
  • Business Development Coordinator
  • Management Analyst

Entry requirements

Bachelor degree or equivalent in a related field (plus 2 years work experience for MBA).

Official English exam results - IELTS 6.0 / TOEFL 70

If an official English exam certificate is not available we will consider proof of previous study in an English-speaking environment for a minimum of 3 years.

Admission criteria: 

Complete the online application form and upload the following documentation:

1. Photocopy of all required academic diplomas and academic certificates obtained.

2. One passport photo.

3. Photocopy of valid passport/national identity card or permit.

4. Resume/CV.

5. Introduction letter providing reasons for wishing to study on the desired program at GBS (Transfer credits request should also be included in this letter, if applicable).

6. A 400-600 word essay. (Please refer to the application form for details).

7. Reference letters. Minimum of 1 reference letter, maximum 2.

Course cost description: 

  • 31950 CHF