Taught course

Petroleum Engineering

University of Aberdeen · School of Engineering

Entry requirements

Our minimum entry requirement is a UK Honours degree (or equivalent) in any branch of Engineering at a 2:1 (upper second) class or above. Alternatively,upper second class degrees in Petroleum Geology, Applied Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry will be considered. Application transcripts will be examined to ensure all applicants are sufficiently competent in Maths and other key areas.All international students, even if you have been educated in the medium of English, must meet our English Language requirements (www.abdn.ac.uk/study/international/english-requirements.php).This programme requires that you meet the Postgraduate standard level of English proficiency.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

MSc Petroleum Engineering is the latest addition to our world class suite of engineering programmes; bringing students closer to the energy industry. The programme is designed with industry support and aims to produce world class Petroleum Engineering professionals that are fully prepared to take up essential roles in the upstream oil and gas industry. Aberdeen is the European capital of the oil and gas industry and the programme benefits greatly from industry connections.

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Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

College of Physical Sciences
+44(0)1224 272515