Taught course

Oil and Gas Engineering

Institution
Brunel University, London · Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

A 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in a relevant branch of engineering or science.

Other qualifications and relevant experience will be assessed on an individual basis.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This unique, industry-focused MSc in Oil and Gas Engineering is delivered at the National Structural Integrity Research Centre (NSIRC), a state-of-the-art postgraduate engineering facility based at Granta Park, near Cambridge.

The aim of this postgraduate engineering degree is to develop you into a highly sought after oil and gas engineering specialist with the skills to rapidly design and commission oilfield installations to meet energy demands.

Our Oil and Gas Engineering MSc focuses on the design of oil and gas structures. You will gain a sound understanding and in-depth knowledge of oilfield structural design, fabrication and installation.

NSIRC is a unique academia-industry collaboration located within the headquarters of TWI. Here you'll find dedicated teaching and research laboratories including 15 million pounds worth of state-of-the-art equipment. You will benefit from access to a range of leading and industry relevant software packages, as well as an on-site high performance computing facility to run high-fidelity and complex numerical simulation to support your experimental work. As a Cambridge-based student, you’ll also have access to all the course-related facilities at Brunel and will enjoy regular organised visits to the Brunel University London campus.

Based within an industrial environment, there are excellent opportunities for networking, together with undertaking applied research on real engineering projects. Combined with the benefits of living in the Cambridge area, which includes historical, cultural and social attractions, NSIRC attracts international students and practising engineers, thus greatly enhancing your learning experience.

Information for international students

Entry to this programme requires all students who are not nationals of the European Economic Area (EEA) and have temporary immigration permission to remain in the UK to obtain an ATAS certificate. If you are made an offer to join this course and you are not an EEA national, you will be required to obtain an ATAS certificate as a condition of your offer.

English language requirements

  • IELTS: 6 (min 5.5 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 59 (59 in all sub scores)
  • BrunELT: 58% (min 55% in all areas)
  • TOEFL: 77 (min R18, L17, S20, W17)

You can find out more about the qualifications we accept on our English Language Requirements page.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,935 (F/T)
International students
£20,450 (F/T)

Learn more at the postgraduate funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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Enquiries
Email
enquiries@brunel.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1895 265599