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Drilling Engineering

Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS

M.Sc.
18 months
Duration
14420 USD/year
10094 USD/year
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About

The Drilling Engineering programme in Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS is unique as it is the only programme of its kind offered in Malaysia. In addition, being affiliated to PETRONAS, UTP has good access to supports of the program such as through adjunct lecture scheme, co- teaching from industrial instructors and also external examiners for individual projects. 

Overview

Introduction

A Drilling Engineering programme in Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS deals with the application of recent advances in drilling technologies and analysis techniques such as well constructions, geomechanics, drilling fluid and cementing, well completion, casing design, hydraulics, project management and economics, well engineering and well intervention in order to understand and optimise the drilling technique with technical knowledge and safety in place.

This programme has industrial based project which exposed to the real data of industries to become competent drilling engineer.

The programme would provide the MSc in Drilling Engineering graduate with enhanced knowledge and skills that meets oil and gas industrial demand in the area of Drilling Engineering, R&D scientific bodies and further studies.

Career Opportunity

Students graduated from this programme will be able to work in Oil and Gas industry such as PETRONAS and other operators and service companies with the job title drilling engineer or mud engineer.

Graduates from this programme will be highly skilled and knowledgeable in the area of Drilling Engineering as they will :

  • have hands on experience through an actual rig training.
  • have the latest technology updates and case studies through industry engagement.
  • graduate with level 4 Well Control certification.

Programme Objective

The programme educational objective of the programme is to produce drilling Engineering specialists with insights to articulate complex industry problems and solutions. The programme also aims to produce industry leaders with integrity towards sustainable development through continuous improvement and innovation for the betterment of society.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Well Construction ​
  • Geomechanics ​
  • Drilling Fluids & Cementing ​
  • Casing Design & Tubular ​
  • Hydraulics & Drillstring Design ​
  •  Well Completion ​
  • Well Engineering 
  • Project Management & Economics ​
  • Well Intervention & Workover

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

44 alternative credits

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.
2.5

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).
5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent

OR

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment

OR

  • Bachelor 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

  • International

    14420 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21630 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    10094 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15141 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National: 70,000 RM
  • International: 100,000 RM

Funding

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