BBA (Hons) Oil & Gas Management

UCSI University

Program Description

BBA (Hons) Oil & Gas Management

UCSI University

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Oil & Gas Management is in fact, the first-of-a-kind programme in Malaysia that addresses Oil and Gas from the business administration and management perspective. Adding to the uniqueness of this three-year programme is the incorporation of three, 2-month Co-operative / internship placements for each year of study.

The curriculum is structured to provide students with the fundamentals of business, accounting, human resource and economics. It exposes students to both the theories and practices of this dynamic field even during the first year of the programme. The second and third years of the programme feature courses that are specifically-tailored to fit the needs of the Oil and Gas business and industries. Important topics on labour law, introduction to the oil and gas industry, international economics, marketing, strategic management, econometrics analysis as well as the essentials of quantitative systems and business applied in oil and gas have been developed by educators and field experts to provide a distinctive learning experience for students. Learning outcomes are complemented by the inclusion of an independent final year project.

Programme Details

The programme is offered only through full-time mode of study, and designed for completion over three years. Each year is made of three semesters (two main semesters and one short semester). The two full semesters are January to April and May to August and each runs for a duration of 14 weeks. On the other hand, the short semester is broken into two sessions each of two months; September-October and November-December. During the September-October session, the student will have the option to take a light load consisting of two to three courses. On the other hand, a student who completed 80% of a particular academic year will be eligible to enrol the co-operative placement (industrial training). Students can apply for Co-op exemption if they have working experience. Upon the completion of the programme, the graduates will receive a BBA (Hons.) specialised in (Oil & Gas Management).


Lectures, Tutorials, Case-Study and undergraduate thesis Research.

Career opportunities

The Faculty of Business & Information Science develops both academic understanding and practical skills required for career development in various industrial and energy sectors.

Nowadays, the Oil and Gas Industry is growing at a rapid pace globally; graduates from this faculty are expected to join the industry as administrators or managers in the field of science, mineral resources and related areas. Opportunities also exist in support areas, including the general economy, international marketing and international business. Graduates in this field can work with either, local or international Oil and Gas corporations as negotiators, brokers and advisors.

Cost & Fees

Malaysians :

  • Year 1: RM 16,740
  • Year 2: RM 14,600
  • Year 3: RM 16,850
  • Total: RM 48,190

International students :

  • Year 1: RM 18,820/li>
  • Year 2: RM 19,520
  • Year 3: RM 20,720
  • Total: RM 59,060

Entry Requirements

  • A distinction (A+, A or A-) in the English Language subject at SPM/UEC level; or MUET Band 5; or a score of 196 (computer-based) / 525 (writing-based) / 69-70 (internet-based) in TOEFL; or Band 5.5 in IELTS.
  • In the event that the English Language Requirements are not met, student may be required to undertake additional English module(s) prior to or concurrently with the undergraduate programme, based on the University’s decision.
  • International students holding equivalent academic qualifications but which are not conducted in English, are required to sit for the English Placement Test, which may result in the taking of the Certificate in English programme (1 to 10 months). Students who intend to pursue the above undergraduate programme directly, are advised to fulfil the above English requirements prior to commencing their studies at the University.
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Last updated September 28, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Jan. 2018
3 years
Full time
Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur
Start date: Jan. 2018
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Jan. 2018
Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur
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3 years total