The Oil & Gas Centre is located in RGU's stunning new Sir Ian Wood Building with state of the art facilities and is home to our fantastic DS-6000 drilling simulator, a joint venture between RGU and our partner the Aberdeen-based international Drilling Contractor KCA Deutag.

Our courses are designed for those wishing to convert to the oil and gas industry or to specialise in specific vocational areas to improve their career prospects. The number of spaces on our courses is limited, so prospective students are advised to make early provision. All of our courses are accredited by the Energy Institute and approved by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).

The Oil & Gas Centre is directed and staffed by seasoned industry professionals and academics, and maintains extensive close contacts with industry to make sure you have the best opportunity for a successful career in oil and gas engineering. In addition to training individual Engineers to the highest standards, we also partner directly with many of the biggest operators and service companies to up-skill their existing Engineering resource.

If being the best in Oil and Gas Engineering is your destination, the Oil & Gas Centre at RGU can be part of your journey.

Duncan StephenManager, Oil & Gas Centre

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Oil and Gas Centre Courses

  • MSc Oil and Gas Engineering

    Want a career in oil and gas engineering? Study for an MSc Oil and Gas Engineering in Aberdeen. Energy Institute accredited course. Apply today.

  • MSc Drilling and Well Engineering

    Masters in Drilling and Well Engineering degree accredited by the Energy Institute. Find out more and apply for a January start by Distance Learning, or a Full time start in September.

  • MSc Asset Integrity Management

    Further your career in Engineering Management. Engineering Asset Management course, accredited by the Energy Institute.

  • MSc Petroleum Production Engineering

    Want a career in Petroleum Production Engineering? Aimed at practising oilfield engineers, study for a Masters Petroleum Production degree in Aberdeen. Energy Institute accredited course. Apply today.

  • MSc Subsea Engineering

    Are you an engineer in the oil and gas industry? Progress your career with a masters in Subsea Engineering. Accredited by the Energy Institute. Find out more and apply for a January (Distance Learning) or September (Full time) start.

  • MSc Offshore Oil and Gas Engineering

    This course is particularly designed for those wishing to move into the Oil and Gas Industry who may not have previous detailed oil and gas knowledge or industry experience.

  • MSc Engineering

    This programme has been designed to encourage a variety of applicants who wish to further their engineering career through CPD.