Bachelor of Business Administration

Major in Oil and Gas Management

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with a Major in Oil and Gas Management is designed to provide you with in-depth knowledge appropriate to the environment of trading in the global oil trading industry. You will be taught by highly skilled professionals involved on a daily basis with the intricacies of trading in Oil and Gas on a global level.

  • Gain expertise in dealing with crude oil and refined
    product markets.
  • Achieve fluency in the principles of price risk
  • Understand the legalities of oil trade contracts.
  • Gain the ability to negotiate costs and compare trade
    offers both directly and through brokerage.

BBA in Oil & Gas Management Brochure


  • Duration: 3 years
  • Credits: 180 ECTS
  • Language: English
  • Intakes: February and September
  • Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Business Administration with Major in Oil and Gas Management.
  • Transfer Opportunities: We offer our students the option to transfer for a semester between our Geneva and Barcelona campuses. 
  • Internships: We provide the access to internship opportunities in international companies and organizations.
  • Location: Geneva Campus and Barcelona Campus


The program requires the successful completion of 180 credits (which represent, 1800 contact hours plus a total of 3600 study hours). The program consists of 4 groups of courses common for all Bachelor’s, from which students may select the desired subjects to study: General Education (45 ECTS), Core Courses (72 ECTS), Elective Courses (15 ECTS), the Orientation Courses (36 ECTS) and the Bachelor Thesis (12 ECTS), which are mandatory to complete the selected major. Beyond the principal Business modules offered within each major, an example of some of the Orientation (Specialist) subjects can be found below:


 The graduate will:

  • Gain knowledge in world crude oil and refined product markets.
  • Principles of price risk management.
  • Understand Legal aspects of oil trading contract.
  • Negotiating cost and compare deals, directly and through a broker
  • Calculating profits and losses on deals.

Career Opportunities:

  • Trader
  • Supply Chain manager
  • Logistics Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Commodities Expert
  • Business Development coordinator.
  • Management analyst.
  • Top executive within a company or an organisation.
  • Entrepreneur
Orientation Subjects
  • Oil & Gas Industry 1
  • Oil & Gas Economics
  • Oil Market
  • Mechanics of Commodity Trading
  • Negotiating Oil & Gas Contracts
  • Introduction to Shipping of Oil & Gas
  • Oil & Gas International Accounting
  • Platform of Oil and Gas Trading
  • Review and Projection of Oil Prices
  • Introduction to Price Risk Management in Oil & Gas
  • Hedging Oil & Gas Products
  • Supply Chain Management in Oil & Gas Business

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