IT for the Oil and Gas Industry MSc

Robert Gordon University

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    4 (Computer Science)
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    / 4.00
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    Master of Science

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Course Summary

The course will prepare you for a career in the design and implementation of IT solutions and service management. As a graduate, you will be well-positioned for a computing career in the ever-evolving global oil and gas industry and its IT providers. This course provides training in software development tools and techniques, IT service management, oil and gas engineering, and geoscience. Throughout the course, content is complemented by practical work, undertaken in state-of-the-art facilities, using tools and techniques to allow you to gain the skills required to work within a technical IT environment. This practical element will enhance your theoretical understanding by developing real-world problem-solving skills; enhancing your employability as a graduate. Students will also achieve PgDip and PgCert awards in this course. As a graduate of this course you will be prepared for a number of IT roles within the oil and gas industry, both as a Software Developer and Service Manager. Aberdeen is home to many multinational oil and gas companies and associated suppliers such as mainstream software houses, IT providers to major oil-related companies, specialist software consultancies, and venture capital start-ups. The course also prepares students for research careers by providing the skills necessary of an effective researcher. Suitable MSc graduates may continue to PhD programmes within the school.

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£5,500 overall cost

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About this University

Robert Gordon University (RGU) is an innovative, accessible and professionally-minded university. It takes a modern, forward-thinking approach to higher education, providing practical and vocational learning. With a great record for graduate-level employment, RGU has gone from strength to strength – proactively engaging with businesses and delivering innovative courses designed to prepare the workforce of the future.


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