Taught course

Drilling and Well Engineering

Institution
Robert Gordon University · School of Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

  • Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in Engineering or a relevant discipline such as Geology, Physics, Chemistry or Mathematics.
  • Applicants with a lower degree classification and/or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

Months of entry

January, May, September

Course content

This course is aimed at graduates of relevant academic backgrounds, as well as industry practitioners who possess appropriate industry experience. The course focuses on the effective well construction, and aims to develop high levels of professional skills in the key areas of well design, drilling and operations management.

Delivered from the oil capital of Europe, you will benefit from academics teaching on this course, who have a wealth of industry experience, which you will learn from whether you choose to study on-campus or online. The course benefits from several industrial visits and state-of-the-art drilling simulators. Typical students on this course include recently qualified graduates and those working in areas such as oil and gas, energy, national oil companies, engineering firms and project service companies, and graduates have gone on to related work across the globe.

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:https://www.rgu.ac.uk/study/international-students/english-language-requirements

Fees and funding

FInd out more at www.rgu.ac.uk/finance

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    22-45 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
admissions@rgu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1224 262728