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Petroleum Geosciences Engineering

University of Stavanger

M.Sc.
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MSc in Petroleum Geosciences Engineering at University of Stavanger is uniquely focused on the blending of geosciences and engineering for the specific needs of petroleum exploration and production.

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Overview

A graduate of MSc in Petroleum Geosciences Engineering will be able to solve geoscientific problems by integrating surface and subsurface data and to integrate such information with petroleum engineers. In addition, they will be able to formulate strategies and will have the key fundamental knowledge to develop, manage, and implement technology. Graduates are qualified for a broad range of positions within the petroleum industry and other industries where both engineering and geosciences are applied.

Today's research and professional careers are characterised by a multidisciplinary approach. Petroleum geoscientists have the knowledge and background required to work with specialists from other subject areas to solve important tasks for the benefit of society.

Career

This study program educates highly qualified geoscientists for a wide range of jobs in the oil and gas industry. Petroleum geoscientists are an important professional group within a number of business areas and sectors:

  • the petroleum or mining industries
  • the construction sector
  • the environmental sector
  • technical organisations
  • education and research

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  •  Structural Styles 
  •  Seismic Reflection Methods 
  •  Sequence Stratigraphy 
  •  Depositional Systems 
  •  Reservoir Characterisation 
  •  Seismic Analysis and Inversion
  •  Petroleum Systems

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 in Geosciences or equivalent is required:

Applicants with a Bachelr's degree in geology and/or engineering degrees will also be considered if they document at least 40 ECTS credits in geosciences/geology/geophysics.

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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