MBA Petroleum Economics & Finance

The one (1) year collaborative programme with Coventry University, UK is designed to provide the core competencies relevant to the evolving global oil and gas business landscape which is always evolving and presenting new challenges across the entire value chain, from upstream to downstream.

It prepares players in the financial markets and insurance operations to manage risk and consider lending strategies for crude oil and refined products which displays volatility in the upstream segment.

The course develops skills for oil and gas operators to develop innovative approached to manage the economics and financial aspects of the business. Persons who are interested in a career or already working in the oil and gas industry, with interest in financial, economic analysis and strategist roles will find it rewarding.

The course is also instructive for staff from the financial services sector, oil and gas marketing and storage company staff, upstream oil and gas companies and the broader downstream oil companies to achieve efficiency in practice. Accountants and numerate audiences seeking to make a move into the oil and gas industry and financial service sector with a special interest in oil and gas will benefit from the MBA.

Degree-A first degree with a minimum grade point average of 2.2 in Engineering, Science or Management programme from an accredited university or college. A background in Finance or Accounting will be an advantage.

Diploma– Higher National Diploma (HND) or 2-year Diploma from an accredited university. Applicants must have at least four (4) years post graduation work experience.

Mature– Mature candidates must have a Higher National Diploma certificate with a minimum of second class lower and post qualification work experience of at least six (6) years.

To apply for admission to our Masters programmes, applicant must possess:

A first degree not below second class lower division from an accredited university. Applicants with third class or pass degrees are required to attend a one month mandatory refresher course and pass an interview to qualify for a programme.
A minimum of 2 years’ relevant working / professional experience is required for applicants to MBA programmes.
Be proficient in Microsoft word, Excel and Power Point
Checklist for application

Please provide the following information:

A completed post graduate Admission form
Original or Certified True Copies of certificates, academic transcripts and any other academic record from an accredited and degree-granting university.
Research and professional experience.
Two (2) recent passport size photographs, one of which should be affixed to the form.
Three (3) letters of recommendation with at least one (1) from educational institution attended.

Application forms are available at GTUC Information Centre, Accra campus and regional campuses/ learning centers. Forms can be downloaded here. The application fee is GH 200.00, payable by banker’s draft from any bank. Please note that applications submitted online will not be processed until the application fee is settled.

Completed application forms with appropriately certified copies of certificates and transcripts should be submitted to the Graduate Admissions Office, GTUC, Tesano campus or regional campuses/learning centers.

Admission dates

Intake Admission start date Closing date
January September November
May January March
September May July

GTUC has a one year rolling admission policy. Students have the privilege to buy and submit application forms any time within an academic year. The forms would be processed for the intake selected by applicants. There are however, strict admission deadlines.

Why should I choose this programme?

  • Students obtain excellent and varied career prospects
  • The programme has an appropriate mix of theory and practical applications
  • It enhances the employability of students after graduation

We regularly review our course content, to make it relevant and current for the benefit of our students. For these reasons, course modules may be updated, please contact us for the latest information

Programme Modules
Introduction to the Oil and Gas Industry
Petroleum Contracts and Economics
International Oil and Gas Trading
Midstream & Downstream Petroleum Business and Finance
Investment Analysis and Decision Making in the Petroleum Industry
Organizational Behaviour& HRM
Strategic Management
Marketing Management
Study Skills and Research Methods
Programme Ghanaian International Students
MBA Petroleum Economics & Finance  £ 5,000.00 £6,000.00
Graduate admissions office- Telephone: Location:
Accra campus +233 (0)302-917152, 0202698352/3 Tesano Accra
Kumasi campus: +233(0)3221-92373, 0202698214 Apino Plaza, at Ahodwo roundabout, opposite Alliance Francaise.
Koforidua Learning Centre: 0202625760, 0202625761 2nd Floor of the Vodafone Regional Office Building, at Charley Junction.
Takoradi Learning Centre: 0202625794
Ho Learning Centre: 0505663496 Vodafone Regional Office Building,

Facebook: www.facebookcom/gtucgradschool

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday: 8.00am-5.00pm
Saturdays: 9.00am-2.00pm

Carrer Prospects
Management positions in accountancy firms
Financial controller positions in industry and the financial sector
Financial Planning and performance analyses
Internal auditing
Project accounting
Financial consulting