This Department covers a wide range of disciplines that provides a systematic understanding of internal and external oil and gas industry conditions and operations: finance, strategy, technology, energy policy, and energy markets. It helps students to build an orientation towards applied research and analytical activities that add value for high level academic and business careers.
The aim of this Department is to train highly qualified analysts and decision-makers, who are ready to work effectively for the needs of future oil and gas industries in both the regional and global contexts and who are able to meet challenges the industry faces today and will face in the future. The Department of Oil and Gas Management offers specialized courses accessible only to its students who have completed compulsory coursework.
The aim of this Department is to train highly-qualified analysts and decision-makers, who are ready to work effectively for the needs of future oil and gas industry, both in a regional and in a global context and who are able to meet challenges the industry faces today and will face tomorrow.
With a degree in Business Management, you can work as:
Admin Officer/Manager in the oil and gas industry: Collates and process timesheet, expenses, invoices/purchase order, arrange meetings, documentation for meeting and business/offshore travel arrangement.
Community Liaison Officer (CLO)/Manager: Monitors and coordinates local environment issues, liaison between company and local community, crosscheck and validate all local contractors, dispute resolution and ensure the local projects are ethically compliant
HSE Officer/Coordinator/Manager: Provides support to project in terms of safety, occupational health, and environmental issues, planning and client meeting on HSE, risk assessment and staff training.
Supply/Logistics Officer/Coordinator/Manager: Manages procurement, transport, and storage and processing of stock, transfer of materials, plan delivery timetable with Departments and stock taking.
You can set your study pace according to your circumstances and convenience:
Minimum 3.5 years, upon the successful completion of 12 courses per year.
Standard 4 years, upon the successful completion of 10 courses per year.
Maximum 5 years, upon the successful completion of 8 courses per year.
* This study duration does not include English language courses.
Academic Year Breakdown:
* The start and end dates are subject to changes.
Instructional period of 14 weeks plus a final examination period offered twice a year
(referred to as Fall and Spring semester). Additional instructional periods include intersessions and Summer
The American University of Kurdistan’s annual tuition fees per academic program is 8000$ (for 30 credits). However, self-funded students can benefit from a newly implemented 15% discount on the tuition fees. This discount does not apply to international students. For self-funded students and those awarded Merit Scholarships, the below tuition rates apply:
Annual tuition fees payment
Annual tuition fees payment after 15% discount (NEW)
98.0 – 100
Mustafa Barzani Merit Scholarship
90.00 – 97.99
Chairman Masrour Barzani Merit Scholarship*
80.00 – 89.99
Board of Trustees Merit Scholarship*
The above rates are applicable for students register for courses at AUK from January, 2021.
Annual tuition is based on registration as a full-time student and the successful completion of 30 credits.
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