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MSc/PgDip Petroleum and Gas Engineering

University of Salford

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Salford

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Developed as one of the first of its kind in the UK, the course is relevant for engineering graduates who intend to enter or enhance their career prospects in the oil or natural gas industry.

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. Alongside this specialised knowledge of natural resources, you will also develop a range of transferable skills, such as mathematical analysis, problem-solving, communications and laboratory skills.

On completion, you may be eligible to join the Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers or Society of Petroleum Engineers which may enable future opportunities to qualify as a Chartered Engineer.

You will:

  • Explore gas and oil exploration, drilling, production and delivery
  • Learn to make management and scientific design making and problem-solving
  • Understand the distribution and transmission of oil and gas from practical and theoretical viewpoints
  • Enhance your career prospects in the oil and gas industries

EMPLOYMENT

Due to the relative uniqueness of this course in the UK, together with the high demand of graduates with the types of skills and knowledge that this course offers, employment prospects are excellent. Graduates can expect to enter or progress in industries such as petroleum, gas, process engineering, chemical or steel.

CAREER LINKS

This programme is strongly supported by major petroleum and gas engineering technology providers. Salford has strong links with industry covering companies that span the gas and petroleum industry. These links have developed through collaborative research and development projects, or via the commercial testing of products/components. The knowledge gained through these engagements all feed into teaching and learning, and help to connect learning to real-world scenarios.

Students can also exit with PGDip award.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 18,990per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Salford

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 36

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    122 74%

    13th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    22nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    28th

    1

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