Taught course

Energy Geosciences

Institution
Royal Holloway, University of London · Department of Earth Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 UK Honours degree in Geology or Geophysics.

Candidates with a UK 2:2 (Honours) or equivalent will be considered provided that they can demonstrate appropriate industry experience and/or additional relevant training.

Candidates with a UK 2:1 (Honours) or equivalent, in related subjects, such as Physics, Physical Geography or Oceanography will be considered, provided that their degree contains significant components relevant to Geology, or they have appropriate industry experience and/or additional relevant training.

Months of entry

September

Course content

In recognition of current climate discussion, there is a need to expand the energy mix to low-carbon sources whilst securing supply from traditional resources. Consequently, our internationally-recognised vocational Petroleum Geoscience programme is developing into our new MSc Energy Geosciences to reflect our timely academic transition at Royal Holloway to a broader geoscience training, encompassing traditional and renewable energy resources.

The MSc in Energy Geosciences provides you with the ideal training for a career in the hydrocarbon and renewable industry and growing low carbon energy industry.

Our teaching on Energy Geosciences at Royal Holloway, University of London is informed by leading research and strong links to the international energy industry, meaning that you’ll benefit from the most relevant, up-to-date learning. The course is flexible, enabling you to select from a range of course modules to tailor your learning to your own preferences and ambitions on the Petroleum Geosciences or the Renewable Georesources stream.

You’ll study in the renowned Department of Earth Sciences, and contribute towards our leading research culture with your own Independent Research Project. You’ll become a part of a vibrant international graduate community, and make use of our extensive range of modern facilities and computer labs equipped with state-of-the-art industry software as you work towards a rewarding future geosciences career in the transforming energy sector.

Our MSc programme has run since 1985, and has become recognised as one of the world’s premier training centres for the energy industry. We have established excellent industry links, and have helped over 600 graduates from 32 countries to progress into rewarding careers. Study Energy Geosciences at Royal Holloway and you’ll graduate with excellent employment prospects in a well-paid sector with job opportunities across the globe.

  • Benefit from a pioneering research culture.
  • Study a programme internationally recognised as one of the industry’s best.
  • Graduate with excellent employability prospects in the UK and overseas.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Domenico Chiarella
Email
domenico.chiarella@rhul.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1784 443890