Entrants to the programme will normally have a good Honours degree (minimum 2:2 or UK equivalent) in engineering or a relevant science discipline such as geology, physics, chemistry or mathematics, from a British or overseas University. In addition to the academic qualifications, motivation, industrial experience and personality are taken into consideration.
Months of entry
The MSc in Petroleum Engineering is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills to tackle the oil and gas industry’s most challenging problems. Upon graduating students will be able to understand, frame and solve the most complex of upstream problems in today’s petroleum industry.
The Petroleum Engineering MSc is delivered by the Institute of Petroleum Engineering, a world-leading Institute committed to delivering research and training programmes that meet the needs of the international petroleum industry. Students have been attending the Institute to study for the MSc programme in Petroleum Engineering since 1975. Graduates of the Petroleum Engineering programme are highly sought after by oil operating and oilfield service companies both in the UK and worldwide.
The Petroleum Engineering programme consists of lectures and project work, encompassing a wide range of petroleum engineering fundamentals, relevant to the current petroleum engineering industry. The courses on the programme are applied in nature and have been specifically designed so that students are technically well prepared for, and have a sound knowledge of, the industry.
- Reservoir Engineering
- Petroleum Geoscience
- Drilling Engineering
- Formation Evaluation
- Well Test Analysis
- Reservoir Simulation
- Petroleum Economics
- Production Technology
Information for international students
Our graduates are well prepared to enter the international petroleum industry. The minimum requirement for English language is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. We offer a range of English language courses to help you meet the English language requirement prior to starting your masters programme:
Fees and funding
Please visit our Scholarships web pages.
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||50|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||10|
|Dissertation||20 (15000 words)|
Course contact details
- EGIS Student Office
- +44 (0) 131 451 8368