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Petroleum Engineering, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration

About

Upon obtaining your master degree, you will be prepared to work as part of the upstream oil and gas industry. Units such as formation evaluation, field development planning and petroleum economics will prepare you to get involved in technical and managerial areas in particular.

Curtin is ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide in the prestigious Academic Ranking of World Universities 2017.

We are WA’s most preferred university and are globally recognised for our strong connections with industry, high-impact research and wide range of innovative courses. We are also WA’s largest and most multicultural university, welcoming more than 52,000 students, around a third of whom come from a country other than Australia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Geology and Geophysics
  • Phase Behaviour and Flow Assurance
  • Formation Evaluation
  • Fundamentals of Reservoir Engineering
  • Drilling Engineering Fundamentals
  • Production Technology
  • Advanced Reservoir Engineering
  • Well Stimulation Remedial and Intervention Operations
  • Hydrocarbon Economics and Project Management
  • Advanced Numerical Reservoir Simulation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    300 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

  • Completed a bachelor degree awarded by a recognised tertiary institution. 
  • English language proficiency.
  • Certified copies of all your previous qualifications.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    37000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37000 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National Applies to you

    26700 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26700 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
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