Taught course

Oil and Gas Engineering MSc

University of Huddersfield · School of Computing and Engineering

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

  • An Honours degree (2:1 or above) in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Engineering Systems, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering or a closely related science subject area or an equivalent professional qualification.
  • Other qualifications or experience which demonstrate that a candidate possesses knowledge and skills at honours degree standard may be acceptable and will be considered on an individual basis.

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The UK’s offshore oil and gas industry remains a central pillar of the UK economy. Providing energy, jobs and actively driving low carbon innovation the length and breadth of the country, its footprint extends into every sector, community, and home across the UK.*

It is widely reported that Oil and Gas engineering industries suffer from a lack of graduates with the further learning at an advanced level. In order to address these issues the Oil and Gas Engineering seeks to provide a sound education in areas of Oil and Gas engineering through an integrated and coordinated programme.

We recognise that entrants to the course will come from a range of undergraduate courses and industry disciplines. Therefore, modules covering Enhanced Oil Recovery, Development of Dimensional Measurement and Virtual Instrumentation are covered to ensure that you are equipped to effectively study the more advanced analytical elements of the course.

Building on this to a more advanced level and you will additionally studying non-technical modules, expanding your managerial skills and knowledge by studying Project Management and Finance Management and Professional Development.

This course will help you to prepare you for careers with a wide range of potential employers, which could include national and multinational energy companies, consultancies and international agencies.

*OGUK Economic Report, 2021.

Fees and funding

Please check our website for fee information

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

+44 (0)1484 957507