- Start date
Full-time - September / Distance Learning - January
- Course length
Full-time - 45 weeks / Online Distance Learning - Minimum 3 years and 6 months
- Mode of Attendance
Full-time / Distance Learning
- Academic school
- School of Engineering
- Accredited By
Petroleum Engineering Degree MSc
MSc Petroleum Production Engineering
This MSc in Petroleum Production Engineering is aimed at practising oilfield engineers and managers who already have at least two years oil and gas industry experience.
The course has been developed and is supported by experienced industry professionals, using authentic industry applications software, technical standards and engineering practices.
This full-time or distance learning degree in Petroleum Production Engineering covers wells and related production facilities, whether on land, offshore or subsea.
2. What you will study
Each study comprises up to 52 hours of lectures and tutorials. Significant additional private study is expected during each module.
- Business Essentials
Exit Award: PgCert Oil and Gas Engineering
- Production System Modelling
- Production Operations
- Completions and Subsea Systems
- Petroleum Economics & Asset Management
Exit Award: PgDip Petroleum Production Engineering
- Individual Project Report
Award: MSc Petroleum Production Engineering
3. Entry requirements
Applicants should have a good Honours degree in Engineering or closely related discipline and at least 2 years practical industrial experience relevant to Production Engineering. Exceptionally, candidates who have a relevant HND level qualification together with extensive Production Engineering experience may, at the University's discretion, be considered.
Students from Nigeria should have a 2:1 or above in Engineering or a related discipline.
All international students for whom English is not their first language must provide evidence of linguistic ability, by gaining either IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent in TOEFL prior to receiving an unconditional offer of a place on the course.
Please note, UKVI are currently not accepting TOEFL as proof of English Language for Full Time International Student Visas.
4. Placements and accreditations
This course is accredited by the Energy Institute for Further Learning at Masters Level. Visit the Energy Institute web site for further information.
5. Student Funding
Full-time All Students 2015-16 - £18,580 per course
All course fees are reviewed annually and subject to change.
Not only significantly helping you with the financial costs of studying, our scholarships will help you to develop valuable links with industry.
6. How to apply
The MSc Petroleum Production Engineering course is extremely popular. In the interests of fairness to all applicants, specific application procedures apply. All applications should be made through Apply online at www.rgu.ac.uk/applyonline.
If you have any queries, please contact our Admissions Office:
- Email PGOffice@rgu.ac.uk
- Call +44 (0) 1224 262132
If you are an International Student and would like further information and application advice:
7. Further Requirements for Full-time International Students
Those who hold offers for this course require an ATAS clearance certificate before they can apply for a visa.
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