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There are no formal entry requirements to this course. It has been designed as an access route for those with relevant work experience in the energy sector who do not currently have the necessary qualifications in this area.
The course facilitates access to any of our master's degree courses available from the Department of Information Management (Information Management, Digital Curation, Information and Library Studies, and Organisational Learning), and enhances professional career development.
Months of entry
This unique short course is the first of its kind in the world and was developed in collaboration with Common Data Access Ltd (CDA). The course presents Petroleum Data Management as a specialism within professional data and information management and it is exclusively designed for online study. You can take this course regardless of previous academic experience.
You will explore data types, including seismic and other remote sensing surveys; drilling and well data including MWD/LWD; wireline; well tests; core and samples and how they are used in decision-making. You will then situate these data types in their life cycles, from planning, though collection, management, use and archiving and preservation.
You will step back to examine how data management services are designed and provided and explore how the management of these valuable business assets is governed. Won Best eLearning/Online Education award UK Association Awards 2017
Information for international students
Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent. We accept a variety of in-country and secure English language tests, find out more:www.rgu.ac.uk/study/international-students/english-language-requirements
Fees and funding
You may qualify for a scholarship or financial award. For more information please visit the RGU website- www.rgu.ac.uk/study/finance-funding/funding-and-scholarships-search
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time9 months
- Online learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions
- +44 (0) 1224 262728