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Petroleum Engineering

University of Stavanger

M.Sc.
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About

MSc in Petroleum Engineering at University of Stavanger is uniquely focused on the specific needs of the upstream petroleum industry and explores challenges currently being faced by practicing petroleum engineers.

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Overview

MSc in Petroleum Engineering has been offered by the University of Stavanger since 1977 and 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, Reservoir Engineering, and Production and Process Engineering.

Career

Successful candidates from this programme will be able to:

  • design and plan different types of wells and well operations
  • 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.

This programme has been developed in close collaboration with the oil industry and it qualifies for a broad range of positions within drilling and production, both operators and service companies, as well as other industry positions where drilling is performed, such as mining, underground water and geothermal applications.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • PVT of Petroleum Reservoirs and Fluids
  • Directional Drilling and Flowing Well Engineering
  • Computational Reservoir and Well Modeling
  • Modern Well Design

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class (required)
Upper Second Class (recommended)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
80 (required)
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.
53 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

A Bachelor's degree within one of the following disciplines is required:

  • Petroleum Engineering

  • Geosciences with at least 20 ECTS credits in petroleum engineering courses

Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in other engineering fields may also be taken into consideration if they document at least 30 ECTS credits in petroleum engineering courses.

All applicants must have at least 30 ECTS credits in mathematics/statistics/calculus.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.

All students are required to pay a semester fee of NOK 740 ($83) per semester. 

Funding

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