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Petroleum Geosciences Engineering

University of Stavanger

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About

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.

Overview

As a graduate of  Petroleum Geosciences Engineering at University of Stavanger you will be able to solve geoscientific problems by integrating surface and subsurface data, and exchange and analyse this information together with petroleum engineers. In addition, you will be able to formulate strategies and have the key fundamental knowledge to develop, manage, and implement technologies in the energy sector.

Graduates are qualified to a broad range of positions in the petroleum industry, and in other industries within energy resources where both engineering and geosciences are applied. With a Master degree in Petroleum Geosciences, you can also qualify for the PhD program in Technology and Natural Science at UiS. 

Career

The Petroleum Geosciences Engineering at University of Stavanger educates petroleum geoscientists with the theoretical and technical knowledge required in oil and gas exploration and production. The study program is research-based and provides a foundation for a lifelong career.

The programme prepares students for multinational offshore and onshore industrial companies affiliated to the oil and gas sector, service industry and government agencies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  •  Structural Styles
  •  Seismic Reflection Methods
  •  Sequence Stratigraphy and sedimentology
  •  Reservoir Characterisation
  •  Seismic Analysis and Inversion
  •  Petroleum Systems
  •  Developing Research Skills

  • 3D Geomodelling

  • Seismic Interpretation

  • Geostatistical Modeling

  • Integrated Reservoir Management From Seismic Field Development Planning
  • Master Thesis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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).
6.5
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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.
62
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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.
90

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

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).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
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.
62
More about PTE Academic
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.
90

Other requirements

General requirements

A Bachelor´s degree in Geosciences or equivalent is required.

Applicants with a Bachelor'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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