Taught course

Drilling and Well Engineering

Institution
Robert Gordon University · School of Engineering
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

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

January, September

Course content

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

UK students
For more information visit www.rgu.ac.uk/dwengineering
International students
For more information visit www.rgu.ac.uk/dwengineering

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

MSc

distance learning
36 months
full time
10 months

PGDip

distance learning
24 months
full time
9 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations50
Written coursework / continuous assessment50

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgoffice@rgu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1224 26 2209