Petroleum Engineering Degree MSc

MSc Petroleum Production Engineering

1. Overview

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.

Stage 1

  • Subsurface
  • Wells
  • Facilities
  • Business Essentials

Exit Award: PgCert Oil and Gas Engineering

Stage 2

  • Production System Modelling
  • Production Operations
  • Completions and Subsea Systems
  • Petroleum Economics & Asset Management

Exit Award: PgDip Petroleum Production Engineering

Stage 3

  • Individual Project Report

Award: MSc Petroleum Production Engineering

The University regularly reviews its courses. Course content and structure may change over time. See our Course Disclaimer for more information.

3. Entry Requirements

  • Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in Engineering or a relevant discipline such as Geology, Physics, Chemistry or Mathematics

  • Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis

Find out if you think you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) (PDF 104KB)

English Language

Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent.

 

We accept a variety of in-country and secure English language tests, find out more:

English Language requirements

* All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. A small number of courses require higher levels, but this will be stated explicitly on your offer letter.

4. Placements and Accreditations

This course is accredited by the Energy Institute on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Candidates must hold a CEng accredited BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements.

For further information on professional registration and how to apply for Chartered Engineer status please download the Engineering Council’s Guide to Professional Registration:

Engineering Council - Pocket Guide to Professional Registration 2017

Students enrolled on this course are entitled to free membership of the Energy Institute. Benefits include automatic admission to your local EI branch providing the opportunity to network with energy professionals in your local area.

Further details of EI membership and its benefits

5. Student Funding

Scholarships

Not only significantly helping you with the financial costs of studying, our scholarships will help you to develop valuable links with industry.

Find out more about our Engineering Postgraduate Scholarships

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: 

If you are an International Student and would like further information and application advice:

Terms and Conditions of Admissions

The Terms and Conditions of Admission describe to applicants holding an offer of a place to study at RGU, the principal rights, duties and obligations of both the applicant and the University prior to enrolling on a course of study.

Terms and Conditions of Admissions (PDF 142KB)

7. Course Fees

2017-18 Full-time per entire course

  • UK and EU students: £5,200
  • International students: £16,300

Engineering Online Distance Learning Fees 2016-17 (PDF 81KB) - From January 2017

Engineering Online Distance Learning Fees 2017-18 (PDF 72KB) - From January 2018

For further enquires please contact energy@rgu.ac.uk

Disclaimer

For new intakes course fees are reviewed and published annually for each mode of delivery. Tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in the offer letter. Students will also be liable to pay a graduation fee of £40 before receiving a University award.

For further information on student financeStudent Finance pages

8. 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.

ATAS Clearance Information

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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
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Accredited By
Energy Institute

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