Taught course

Oil and Gas Engineering

University of Central Lancashire · School of Engineering and Computing

Entry requirements

  • Applicants should have a 2:2 or equivalent in an appropriate discipline. A wide range of degree subjects is acceptable, including petroleum engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, chemistry, chemical process engineering, oil and gas engineering, Geology, fire engineering and civil engineering.
  • Higher National Diploma in an appropriate discipline combined with appropriate professional experience.

Months of entry


Course content

There’s a wealth of career opportunities available within the traditional and future oil industry. On our Oil and Gas Engineering programme you’ll learn to maximise hydrocarbon recovery at a minimum cost, whilst reducing the environmental impacts.

You’ll learn to solve future tasks and challenges related to the development and production of oil and gas fields. You’ll be led by our staff who have specialised in the discipline of oil and gas, fire science and energy for many years.

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.5 with no component lower than 6.0

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)1772 892444