МВА in Oil and Gas Sector

A MBA in the Oil and Gas Sector is the best choice for those who are going interested in building a career in the oil and gas sector.

A MBA in the Oil and Gas Sector gives students a thorough understanding of the various aspects of the oil and gas sector, including the calculation of the tax in the extraction of hydrocarbons, the specifics of the industry, taxation in the oil and gas industry, order preparation and approval of technical projects, as well as procedures for making changes.

Graduates of this MBA program have additional advantages when applying for the following positions: accountant, tax specialist at oil and gas company, the head of legal services, specialist at enterprises that specialize in the development of mineral resources or mineral extraction, the head of oil and gas companies.

Upon completion, you will:

  • receive specialized knowledge and skills in the oil and gas industry
  • get a complete picture of tax risks, and ways of its elimination and minimization
  • examine the features of the life cycles of portfolio, program and project
  • get practical advice on the development, coordination and approval of technical projects, taking into account the interests of the subsoil, and in accordance with the law
  • examine the law governing taxation of hydrocarbon production
  • recognize characteristics of granting the right to use subsoil plots of federal significance
  • review procedures for the approval procedure of technical subsoil projects with state authorities
  • get acquainted with the processes of project management in the oil and gas industry
  • go over the typical problems encountered during the implementation of major projects, as well as their solutions

Who should choose this program?

  • Accountants at oil and gas companies
  • Specialists in the tax department at oil and gas companies
  • Head of Legal Services at mining company
  • Specialists at mineral resources or mining development venture
  • Heads of the companies in the oil and gas sector
  • Managers at the functional unit in the oil and gas sector
  • Project managers in the oil and gas sector

Course Duration

The duration of the MBA in Oil and Gas sector is 2 years. There are 14 basic modules, as well as a more specialized part in the format of the onsite session in Moscow.

Admission requirements:

  • University degree (bachelor's, master's, specialist)
  • 2+ years of employment career


Upon the graduation each graduate receives two diplomas:

  1. Diploma of Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  2. International Diploma awarding Master of Business Administration degree (in English) with UNESCO logo, as well as pan-European Diploma Supplement. The documents do not require additional translation or certification for production to foreign organizations.

Training formats and tuition fee:

Part-time (weekend group)
with 2 onsite sessions in Moscow
219 000 rub.
(269 000 rub.)
269 000 rub.

The price includes a full course of study (2 years), no additional payments required;
Education loan up to 36 months with an initial payment of 0% is possible.