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Petroleum and Mining Engineering

Politecnico di Torino

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About

Graduates from this Petroleum and Mining Engineering programme at Politecnico di Torino the only one of a kind in Italy, trains engineers to meet the demands of the oil & gas and the mining industry, which is well-known for its high technical and technological levels, interdisciplinary approach and international scope.

Overview

The Petroleum Engineering Track and the Mining Engineering Track have been offered by Politecnico di Torino for many years, but they they are constantly renewed to qualify top students from all over the world for challenging international careers in the oil & gas and mining industry. 

The  Petroleum and Mining Engineering programme at Politecnico di Torino is exclusively and entirely taught in English and hosts students from all over the world, offering an enriching international environment.The Master's degree programme trains future petroleum and mining engineers to fit the profiles required by oil & gas and mining companies, service companies or institutions dealing with energy and mining management and regulation. 

Employment opportunities and industrial sectors

Employment opportunities for our pstgraduates are mainly in oil and mining companies, service companies or the bodies that handle the management and regulation of the energy and mining sectorsThe programme qualifies some specific professional profiles, namely:
  • Oilfield Engineer: S/he collaborates on, or is responsible for, an integrated study of an oilfield. S/he interacts with engineers from different disciplines for the characterization of the fluids and the deposit rock, simulates the production behaviour of the oilfield and identifies possible production strategies. S/he has an aptitude for teamwork, rigour and accuracy.
  • Drilling Engineer: S/he collaborates in the drafting and/or implementation, or is responsible for, the drilling and completion of oil wells. S/he masters procedures and materials. S/he has a predisposition for construction activities, practical sense and high adaptability.
  • Mining Engineer: S/he collaborates on, or is responsible for, an integrated study of an ore deposit. S/he interacts with engineers from different disciplines for the characterization of the rocks, simulates the static behavior of planned cavities and identify possible risks of instability. S/he has an aptitude for teamwork, rigour and accuracy.
  • Mining Supervisor: S/he collaborates on, or is responsible for, mining production and for surface treatment plants. S/he masters procedures and materials. S/he has a predisposition for construction activities, practical sense and high adaptability.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Fluid Mechanics in Porous Media 
  • Petroleum and mining geology 
  • Petroleum technology  
  • Resources and Environmental Sustainability 
  • Exploration geophysics 
  • Risk Analysis 
  • Structural mechanics/Reservoir geomechanics 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • 1st Call: February 12th 
  • 2nd Call: May 4th
  • 3rd call: June 19th

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • hold a Bachelor degree awarded by an accredited foreign university obtained after at least 15 years of previous education(primary and secondary plus university).In case you are enrolled in a “single cycle” Laurea magistrale course (5 or 6 years degree program) and you have not yet graduated, you must have completed at least 15 years of previous education (minimum 3 years at University level) having obtained at least 180 ECTS credits or equivalent.
  • meet curricular and quality requirements of the MS program you want to apply for. 

Tuition Fee

The new model adopted by Politecnico consists in:

  • For non-EU students living outside Italy and not belonging to a LDC, the amount of the tuition fee is calculated considering their country of origin and whether they apply or not for tuition fee reduction according to their income/properties and family members (ISEE Parificato).
  • For EU students living outside Italy, the amount of the tuition fee depends on whether they submit or not the tuition fee reduction application according to their income/properties and family members (ISEE Parificato).

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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