Bachelor of Science in Oil & Gas Accounting

The BSc in Oil and Gas Accounting is a new course designed to develop specialized knowledge and skills specifically for an accounting career in the oil and gas industry. It offers a blend of theory, experience and the practical skills required for effective financial accounting and management within the industry. The course will enable students to develop a critical awareness of the key issues in accounting for upstream oil and gas exploration, development and production activities, and is delivered by respected academics with relevant industry experience.

The course in oil and gas accounting will enable students to develop a critical awareness of the key issues in accounting for upstream oil and gas exploration, development and production activities.

Studies in oil and gas accounting will prepare graduates to measure and analyse the income, costs, sources and uses of funds of oil companies at different levels of the oil and gas value chain on the basis of certain generally accepted principles. Such measurements and analyses are helpful to those directly responsible for attaining production, marketing and financial objectives along the value chain.

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Year One

  • Fundamentals of the Oil & GasIndustry
  • Intermediate Accounting I
  • Introduction to Computer Applications
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Intermediate Accounting II
  • Business Communication Skills
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Business Economics
  • Operations and Material Management

Year Two

Intermediate Oil and Gas accounting

Introduction to management accounting

Oil and gas taxation

Logistics and operations management

Oil and gas project appraisal

Final Year 

Advanced accounting in Oil and Gas

Energy Markets

Advanced financial reporting

Financial Research methods

Risk management

Oil and Gas finance research project

Students who undertake this program will have relatively a significant number of career changing opportunities and these include:

a) Project accountants

b) Financial consultants

c) Certified oil and gas accountants

d) Lecturers since this is a new course/field in Uganda

e) Oil and gas accountants

Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education or
its equivalent and two principal passes obtained
at the same sitting.
Diploma in any related course from a recognised
institution