MBA in Petroleum Accounting and Finance

The MBA Petroleum Accounting and Finance programme of the University of Professional Studies Accra is designed to meet high level academic and professional needs of the public and private sectors of the economy, particularly, the petroleum and gas sector. The programme will prepare students to assume a larger role in managing their organisations’ operations as well as develop their expertise in the key financial areas of the petroleum industry. The curriculum places much emphasis on the improvement of the business manager’s ability to handle with professionalism the various financial problems confronting businesses in the petroleum and gas industry. Students will be equipped with modules and concepts to effectively deal with financial issues and analyses of opportunities in the petroleum and gas sector.

Programme Content:

Introduction to Petroleum Finance and Accounting, Fundamentals of Petroleum, Applied Statistics & Energy Economics, Petroleum Finance and Economics, Management Information Systems, Risk Management, Petroleum Policy and Strategic Resource Management, Legal Framework in Oil & Gas Management in Ghana, Environmental Management & Auditing for Oil and Gas Industry, Accounting for Production Activities & Revenue, Corporate Finance, Financial Management for Oil & Gas Operation, Investment and Portfolio Management, Accounting for International Petroleum Operations, Financial Modeling and Petroleum Project Economics, Petroleum Taxation & Fiscal Systems, Research Methods, Management Accounting for Oil & Gas Operations, Total Quality Management and Quality Improvement programme, Corporate Governance and Natural Resource Management, Internship/Seminars/Practitioners’ Forum, Project Work

Target Applicants:

Corporate accounting executives, managers in the petroleum industry, corporate managers, academics, consultants, researchers, as well as aspiring graduate students who want to be more effective in today’s challenging business environment by acquiring an advanced qualification in Petroleum Accounting and Finance are encouraged to apply.

Duration: 24 months

Entry Requirements:

Applicants seeking admission into the MBA in Petroleum Accounting and Finance

Programme must:

  • Have a good first degree from a recognised and accredited university/institution preferably second class lower or better in accounting/finance or,
  • Have relevant recognized full professional qualification (Chartered level) eg. ICAG, ACCA, CIMA, CPA, CIB or,
  • International applicants with first-degree equivalent and English Language proficiency can apply for consideration.
Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated September 20, 2019
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