Petroleum Engineering, M.Sc. | University of Texas at Austin | Austin, United States
12 months
19320 USD/year
19320 USD/year
10554 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Petroleum Engineering MSc program from University of Texas at Austin enables students to make an impact on society by finding solutions to our greatest energy issues.


At the Petroleum Engineering MSc program from University of Texas at Austin you will learn and develop in one of the nation’s fastest growing cities for energy and technology.


UT PGE graduate students have a variety of career choices post-graduation. You can choose to work for national research laboratories or research and development units in industry, or teach and conduct research at top universities across the nation and abroad. Discover the resources available to you. Always remember, the best way to obtain a full-time job upon graduation is participating in summer internships during your tenure at UT PGE. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Analysis 
  • Advanced Petrophysics
  • Transport Phenomena
  • Advanced Thermodynamics and Phase Behavior 
  • Drilling 
  • Advanced Reservoir Engineering 
  • Advanced Multi-Well Formation Evaluation
  • Advanced Production Engineering
  • Geology Concepts for Engineers

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must submit an online application and pay the application fee. 
  • GRE scores should be sent to the Graduate & International Admissions Center by the ETS testing center, using university code 6882.  
  • You will also be required to provide a copy of your official transcript(s), an official transcript will also be required once you are admitted.  
  • PGE also requires a written statement of purpose and three (3) letters of recommendation. Your statement of purpose should be no more than 1-2 pages. 
  • TOEFL and IELTS scores
  • The Graduate School requires applicants to have earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or a comparable degree from a foreign academic institution.
  • 3.0 GPA

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9660 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    19320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9660 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10554 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5277 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Austin

1243 - 2304 USD /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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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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