Taught course

Oil and Gas Engineering

University of Aberdeen · School of Engineering

Entry requirements

An Honours degree 2:1 in any branch of engineering, or physical science graduates with some experience in engineering or the energy industry.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The Master of Science Degree in Oil & Gas Engineering (formerly Energy Futures (Oil & Gas)) has been designed to provide students with a detailed knowledge of the technology required to ensure energy provision in the oil and gas industry and aims to give both a theoretical and practical grounding for future managers of energy projects. It is taught by specialist staff drawn from Engineering, Geology, Chemistry, and the Energy Industry each of whom are highly regarded in their field of expertise.

The programme is constantly updated to reflect the current and future needs of the energy industry. One of the main features of the MSc Programme is its interdisciplinary nature, being suitable for students with mechanical, civil, electrical, chemical and other suitable engineering backgrounds. In special cases, the Programme is also made available to those with relevant science backgrounds.

Tomorrow depends on talented, enterprising people - like those who make up our community of innovators. The University of Aberdeen has a proven track record of preparing graduates for the Energy sector. Aberdeen is the Oil and Gas Capital of Europe and is the office location for many of the oil companies that serve the industry.
The University's alumni play a leading role in the oil and gas and energy industries and its staff, particularly those in Physical Sciences, work closely with industry in consultancy and research.

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Fees and funding

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Graduate School Admissions Unit
+44 (0)1224 272515
+44 (0)1224 272818