MSc in Petroleum Engineering at University of Stavanger is at the forefront of petroleum engineering education. Numerous events, conferences, and company presentations are organised in the city and at the university throughout the year, which allows the students to build a network within the industry.
The programme provides an excellent basis for PhD studies for those who wish to pursue a career in education or research.
Specializations offered within this study programme is Drilling and Well Engineering and Production and Process Engineering.
Successful candidates from this programme will be able to design and plan different types of wells and well operations, and to analyze and solve different well problems. In addition, individuals will be able to formulate strategies and have the key fundamental knowledge to develop, manage and implement technology within the oil industry.
The programme, which has been developed in close collaboration with the oil industry, qualifies for a broad range of positions within drilling and production, both operators and service companies. The programme qualifies the candidate for other industry positions where drilling is performed, such as mining, underground water and geothermal applications.
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- PVT of Petroleum Reservoirs and Fluids
- Directional Drilling and Flowing Well Engineering
- Computational Reservoir and Well Modeling
- Modern Well Design
- Automated Drilling and Modeling
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed, International
- Deadline passed, National
- Deadline passed, EEA/EU
- Norwegian citizens and applicants residing in Norway with advanced Norwegian language, without a bachelor's degree from the Nordic countries (Deadline 1 March)
- Applicants with a bachelor's degree from the Nordic countries(Deadline 15 April)
DisciplinesMaterials Science & Engineering Mining, Oil & Gas View 5 other Masters in Materials Science & Engineering in Norway
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In order to be eligible for this study programme, a Bachelor's degree in the following disciplines is required:
- Petroleum Engineering
- Geosciences with at least 20 ECTS credits in petroleum engineering courses
Applicants who do not have a Bachelor's degree in Petroleum Engineering must document that they have taken petroleum engineering courses. These courses include, but are not limited to: geology, geosciences, drilling, reservoir technology, oil and gas production, well logging, drill and well fluids, thermo- and fluid dynamics.
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InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.
All students are required to pay a semester fee of NOK 740 per semester.
Living costs for Stavanger
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.