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.
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.
- PVT of Petroleum Reservoirs and Fluids
- Directional Drilling and Flowing Well Engineering
- Computational Reservoir and Well Modeling
- Modern Well Design
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed, International
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesMaterials Science & Engineering Mining, Oil & Gas View 4 other Masters in Materials Science & Engineering in Norway
A Bachelor's degree within one of the following disciplines is required:
- 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.
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased 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.
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