BBA (Hons) Oil & Gas Management

Intakes
January, May and September
Course Duration
3 Years
Course Location
Terengganu
Course Mode
Full-time
Approval Code
R2/345/6/0489; 04/2024
Accreditation Code
A 9800


Overview

This is the first and only programme of its kind in Malaysia to equip students with technical, non-technical and commercial knowledge relevant to the oil and gas industry. Being delivered at UCSI's Terengganu campus means the oil-rich state and its huge petrochemical complexes make an ideal environment for students to learn first-hand the latest industry needs and practices, and graduates will certainly find themselves having developed the knowledge and confidence they need to go far in this lucrative sector

About the Programme

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).


Assessments

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

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements

​UCSI Foundation year

Pass, with a minimum CGPA of 2.0

STPM

Minimum 2 principals (C) (CGPA 2.0) in 2 subjects and pass in Mathematics and English at SPM Level

​A-Level

Minimum 2 principals (E)

UEC

Minimum 5 credits (B6) and pass (C8) in Mathematics and English

​National Matriculation

Minimum CGPA of 2.0

​International Baccalaureate (IB)

Minimum score of 26 points in 6 subjects

Canadian Pre-U

Minimum average of 60% in 6 subjects

AUSMAT/HSC/ SACE/TEE/WACE

Minimum average of 60% in 5 subjects

Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM / A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency

Minimum overall average of 60%

Diploma (business-related)

Minimum CGPA of 2.0

Other equivalent qualifications

To be reviewed by the faculty on a case-to-case basis

Note (Source: Surat Pekeliling MQA Bil 2/2016) :

The terms of passing in Mathematics and English at SPM level for the candidate with STPM or STAM qualification can be exempted if the candidate obtained Mathematics and English and its achievement is equivalent or higher than the required pass of the aforesaid courses at the SPM level.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR FOUNDATION YEAR

Academic Requirements

SPM

Pass SPM with minimum 5 credits

O-Level

Minimum 5 credits (C)

UEC

Pass UEC with minimum 3 credits (B6)

Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM / A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency

Minimum overall average of 50%

Other qualifications deemed equivalent to SPM / O-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency

Minimum overall average of 60%

Note / Legend:

Discretion is given to the Head of School to deal with applicants who have results borderline to the Academic Requirements.

SPM Credit – 'A+' to 'C'
O-Level – 'A' to 'C'
UEC Credit – 'A1' to 'B6'
STPM principal – 'A' to 'C'
A-Level principal – 'A' to 'E'
English Language Requirements

Local Students

  • Minimum B+ in the English Language subject at SPM or Minimum A2 in UEC level or Minimum C in SPM English Language 1119/ O Level English/ IGCSE or MUET Band 3. If English language requirements are not met, applicants will be required to take the Basic English and English Foundation for in-sessional academic enhancement concurrently with the programme.
  • Applicants who have an academic qualification from a higher learning institution which uses English Language as a medium of instruction can be granted an exemption from the University English requirements and MQA requirement.

International Students

  • IELTS minimum Band 5.5
  • TOEFL (Internet-based) minimum 46
  • Cambridge English Qualification and Test minimum score of 160
  • Pearson Test of English minimum score 51
  • MUET minimum Band 3
International applicants who do not meet the respective academic programme’s English Language Requirements will need to improve their proficiency by enrolling into the English for Tertiary Education programme (R/KJP/00920-00929).

Placement into the various levels of the English for Tertiary Education programme depends on the English Language qualification students have at the point of admission and/or the outcome of the English Placement Test.

The applicants who have met the respective academic programme’s English Language Requirement may be advised by Faculty to improve their proficiency by undertaking additional English proficiency courses.

Courses Offered

Year 1
  • Principles of Economics
  • Business Accounting
  • Statistics and Its Application
  • Fundamentals for Oil and Gas Industry
  • Business Mathematics
  • Introduction to Management and Organisational Theory
  • Human Resource Management
  • Oil Industry Health, Safety and Environment Management
  • Technical & Business Communication for Oil and Gas Industry
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • University Life (MPU-U2)
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 1 (MPU-U4)
  • Co-operative Placement 1
Year 2
  • Business Research Method
  • Organisational Accounting
  • Operations and Material Management
  • Labour Law
  • Business Information System
  • Oil and Gas Economic
  • Valuation and Risk Analysis of Oil and Gas Assets
  • International Commercial Law
  • International Economics
  • Trading Oil in International Market
  • Religions in Malaysia (MPU-U3)
  • Co-operative Placement 2
Year 3
  • Entrepreneurial Management
  • Oil and Gas International Accounting
  • E-Business
  • Supply Chain Management for Oil and Gas Business
  • Independent Project A
  • Financial Management
  • Econometrics Analysis
  • Strategic Management
  • Oil and Gas Project and Operations Management
  • Independent Project (B)
  • International Marketing Strategy
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 3 (MPU-U4)
  • Co-operative Placement 3
General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.
U1
For Malaysian students:
  1. Ethnic Relations
  2. Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation
For foreign students:
  1. Malaysian Studies
  2. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 3

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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.

Tuition Fees

Local Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 69,405

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International Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 78,630

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