12 months
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45500 AUD/year
39000 AUD/year
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About

Petroleum geoscience is about understanding our earth and the processes that shape it. Geoscientists are explorers, problem solvers and innovators. They recover resources and meet energy demands in economical, safe and sustainable ways. The Petroleum Geoscience program from University of Adelaide is a one-year intensive degree.

Overview

What will you do?

You will:
  • work with internationally experienced staff and senior industry personnel
  • access industry-standard techniques, software and datasets
  • study exploration and development geoscience in depth
  • build hands-on skills and practical knowledge
  • undertake an advanced research project.

Where could it take you?

You might pursue careers in mineral or petroleum exploration with multinational and local companies. You could be a geologist, a geophysicist or an oil and gas analyst. Perhaps you’ll work in consulting or as a natural resource manager in a government agency.

Career Readiness

Graduates of this Petroleum Geoscience program from University of Adelaide can seek employment as geoscientists in the international petroleum industry or may find careers as geologists, geophysicists, oil and gas analysts or in petroleum exploration.

Careers may be pursued within multinational and local exploration and production companies, service providers, consulting companies, government departments and universities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Petroleum Geoscience
  • Petroleum Resource Evaluation 
  • Petroleum Systems and Basin Evaluation
  • Advanced Petroleum Geoscience

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 047997F 

  • A completed undergraduate Honours degree in Science (AQF Level 8, or equivalent) with a minimum GPA of 4.5, majoring in a relevant field (such as geology, geophysics, earth sciences or similar) with an Honours level IIA grade or credit average grade, or higher. Students with a non-Honours undergraduate degree in Science (AQF Level 7, or equivalent) may be considered if they have undertaken at least one year of professional experience in a relevant field, providing appropriate work based learning outcomes that combined with their undergraduate degree is assessed to be equivalent to an Honours (AQF level 8) qualification.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    45500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45500 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    39000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39000 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.

Australian Full-fee place: $39,000

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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