Applicants should have a good Honours degree in Engineering or closely related discipline, plus ideally at least two years practical field experience. Exceptionally, candidates who have a relevant minimum HND level qualification together with extensive practical experience may, at the University's discretion, be considered. A mix of academic and practical qualifications is preferred.
Students from Nigeria should have a 2:1 or above in Engineering or a related discipline.
English Language Requirements
All students for whom English is not their first language must provide evidence of their English language skills by gaining Academic IELTS with 6.5 overall and a minimum of 5.5 in each element, Pearson PTE with 61 overall and a minimum of 51 in each element or TOEFL iBT with 88 Overall, 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening, 20 in Speaking and 17 in Writing.
Months of entry
The course is aimed at practising drilling engineers. It focuses on the concept of effective well construction, and aims to develop high levels of professional skill in the key areas of well design, drilling and operations management. The course focuses on the concept of effective well construction, and aims to develop high levels of professional skill in the key areas of well design, drilling and operations management.
Information for international students
For more information, international students should visit our International Office website: www.rgu.ac.uk/international
Fees and funding
For more information on fees, funding and scholarships, students should visit the Student Finance website: https://www.rgu.ac.uk/engineering/study-options/postgraduate-taught-full-time/drilling-and-well-engineering
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||50|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||50|
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions
- +44 (0)1224 26 2209