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Petroleum Exploration Geoscience

The University of Manchester

12 months
Duration
27000 GBP/year
11500 GBP/year
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About

This Petroleum Exploration Geoscience programme from The University of Manchester focuses on exploration geoscience and develops key skills for understanding petroleum systems. 

Overview

You will learn how to evaluate sedimentary basins and leads along with prospect generation. You will be given the skills to explore for oil and gas (and unconventional hydrocarbons). We provide a global overview of major hydrocarbon provinces, as well as current exploration trends.

This  Petroleum Exploration Geoscience programme from The University of Manchester  is ideal if you wish to pursue a career in the oil industry working in exploration for oil and gas. It is also suitable for anyone who wishes to focus on field appraisal and development.

Career opportunities

The petroleum industry is the largest employer of earth science graduates, with good employment prospects in the United Kingdom and overseas in oil companies, consultancies, service companies, government bodies, the financial sector, and in teaching and research. During the research project students normally have the opportunity to work within sponsor oil company offices, gaining valuable industrial experience. The MSc course has a very strong track record for employability.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reservoir Engineering Fundamentals
  • Fundamentals of Petroleum Geoscience
  • Basin Analysis
  • Exploration Group Project
  • Development Group Project
  • Prospect Evaluation and Petroleum Economics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

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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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Credits

180 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.
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
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good Honours degree in Geology, Geophysics, Petroleum Engineering or related discipline. Work experience may also be taken into account. Please contact the school for further information.
  • Some English Language test results are only valid for two years. Your English Language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    11500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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