Taught course

Petroleum Engineering

Institution
Teesside University · School of Science, Engineering and Design
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants are normally expected to have at least a 2.2 UK honours degree or equivalent qualification. A wide range of degree subjects are acceptable, including petroleum engineering, geology, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, geophysics, chemical engineering, petrophysics, physics, mathematics or chemistry.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Petroleum engineering is key to the functioning of the modern world, providing both energy and materials for industry. Teesside is a major European centre for the chemical and petroleum processing sector, making it an ideal location for individuals seeking to study for an MSc with industrial relevance.

The programme of lectures and project work, encompasses a wide range of petroleum fundamentals, pertinent to the modern petroleum industry. Project work provides an opportunity for ideas and methods, assimilated through lectures and tutorials, to be applied to real field evaluation and development design problems. The course is applied in nature and has been designed so that on completion, you are technically well prepared for a career in industry.

Our MSc Petroleum Engineering is accredited by the Energy Institute, under licence from the Engineering Council. This means that it meets the requirements for further learning for Chartered Engineer (CEng) under the provisions of UK-SPEC.

By completing this professionally accredited MSc you could benefit from an easier route to professional membership or chartered status, and it can help improve your job prospects and enhance your career. Some companies show preference for graduates who have a professionally accredited qualification, and the earning potential of chartered petroleum engineers can exceed £100,000 a year.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12-16 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
ssed-admissions@tees.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1642 738800