Petroleum Geoscience, M.Sc. | Online (optional) | University Teknologi PETRONAS | Seri Iskandar, Malaysia
12 months
8445 USD/year
6469 USD/year
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At University Teknologi PETRONAS, the Master of Science in Petroleum Geoscience programme is tailored to train young graduates and professionals from the industry in the full range of approaches, methods and techniques to explore and evaluate new oil and gas fields and to characterise reservoirs.


The Petroleum Geoscience programme from University Teknologi PETRONAS is designed to meet the capability requirements for oil and gas industry specialist, exploration and reservoir geoscientist which include field geologist, seismic interpreter, quantitative geophysicist as well as E&P subsurface risking leaders. 

This is achieved through 6 core technical modules, 4 specialization electives either in subsurface imaging or reservoir geoscience, 3 non-technical modules and an industrial project. Throughout the programme, there is a high degree of geological fieldwork and computer programming usage, both for project and teaching-learning activities. Each of the module is being taught by established academician and industry experts within Petroleum Geoscience domain.

Why You Should Join Our MSc Petroleum Geoscience?

  • Modular based programme.
  • Petroleum system field work in selected location within Malaysia.
  • 4 months oil and gas industry attachment as part of dissertation requirement.
  • Project based assignment using actual hydrocarbon field data.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • ​Basin & Structural Dynamics
  • ​Applied Sedimentology & Stratigraphy
  • ​Petroleum System & Basin Modelling
  • ​Applied Geophysics
  • ​Formation Evaluation & Petrophysics
  • ​Life of Field & Subsurface Risking

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


40 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent, or
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, can be accepted subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in relevant field.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8445 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8445 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    6469 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6469 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National: ​28,800 RM
  • International: 37,600 RM

Distance Learning

  • National: ​23,100 RM
  • International: ​30,0​00 ​​RM


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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