12 months
8000 EUR/year
8000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Master in Petroleum Engineering at the University of Cyprus focuses on the subjects of the upstream oil and gas industry. Its objective is to prepare the workforce for the needs of the petroleum industry in the emerging fields of the deep-water of East Mediterranean. 


The main objective of the Master in Petroleum Engineering at the University of Cyprus is to build and accelerate the development of national workforce for recruitment by the local authorities, national subsidiaries and international operating companies in the upstream oil and gas industry. 

The program will address, in particular, the growing needs of deepwater exploration and development that have raised the complexity of technical challenges in geosciences and petroleum engineering and have increased the difficulty of hydrocarbon exploitation. Knowing that the development of competencies and key capabilities in petroleum engineering remains the biggest hurdle in workforce management in oil and gas industry, this program provides the first step which is the education in the relevant subjects.

It will cover the following major areas:

  • Petroleum Geology, Applied Geophysics and Formation Evaluation
  • Drilling and Completion Engineering
  • Reservoir Characterization, Management and Production
  • Production, transportation and storage facilities
  • Field development plan (FDP project)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Petroleum Engineering
  • Petroleum Geology
  • Formation Evaluation
  • Drilling Operations
  • Reservoir Engineering
  • Petroleum Geomechanics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application through the Online Application System of the University
  • Two signed letters of recommendation in sealed envelopes.
  • Copies of university degrees or a statement of expected graduation in the month preceding enrollment in the postgraduate programme.
  • Transcripts as appropriate.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A short statement (maximum two pages) of the student's research goals and interests.
  • A preliminary research proposal for a PhD place (if this is stated in the departments regulations).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8000 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8000 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Nicosia

576 - 866 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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