Petroleum and Gas Engineering
School - School of Computing, Science & Engineering
Subject area - Engineering
Start Dates(s): September; January
MSc (one year full-time or two years part-time)
PgDip (nine months full-time or one year and six months part-time)
MSc (one year and four months full-time or two years and eight months part-time)
PgDip (one year full-time or two years part-time)
Part-time - £1,332 per 30 credit module
UK - £7,992
International - £16,920
- The first course of its kind in the UK
- Enhances your career prospects in the oil and gas industries
- Gives you the opportunity to become a Chartered Engineer
- Part-time study option
- International students can apply
This course is designed for engineering graduates who intend to enter or enhance their career prospects in the oil or natural gas industry. It will be re-accredited by the IGEM in 2016.
The course explores the geology, exploration, drilling, production (surface and subsurface), reservoir engineering and management, distribution and transmission of oil and gas from practical and theoretical viewpoints.
You will develop the knowledge and the skills for problem solving in terms of development, design, business and economics management in oil and gas engineering which will assist you to make management and scientific decisions in the workplace.
On completion of this course you may be eligible to join the Institution of Gas Engineers & Managers or Society of Petroleum Engineers which may enable you to qualify as a Chartered Engineer.
As well as studying the topics outlined in the following modules you will be expected to develop, to a professional standard, a number of transferable skills such as numeracy skills by way of quantitative mathematical analysis, problem solving skills, communication skills during group work, laboratory report writing and time management skills.
This course runs over three 12 week semesters
Semester 1 – October to February
Semester 2- February to June
Semester 3 – June to September (dissertation period for MSc)