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Petroleum Engineering

Heriot-Watt University Dubai

30 months
1280 GBP/module
1280 GBP/module
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The Petroleum Engineering programme at Heriot-Watt University Dubai encompasses a wide range of applied petroleum engineering fundamentals, leading to development of a technically well-prepared graduate with a sound knowledge of the industry – through eight taught courses and two projects. 


Since its establishment in 1975, the Institute of GeoEnergy Engineering (IGE) at Heriot-Watt University Dubai has delivered its internationally renowned Petroleum Engineering MSc programme, providing thousands of graduates with the knowledge and skills to tackle the oil and gas industry’s most challenging problems across the globe. 


  • The programme offers an interdisciplinary approach to exploration and extraction of petroleum resources.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Drilling Engineering
  • Reservoir Engineering
  • Formation Evaluation
  • Petroleum Economics
  • Petroleum Geoscience
  • Production Technology
  • Reservoir Simulation

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants to the MSc programme level will normally:

  • have a good undergraduate degree (minimum 2:2 honours or equivalent) in engineering or a relevant science discipline, or
  • demonstrate equivalent academic ability based on industrial experience or membership of a professional institution.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1280 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1280 GBP per module during 30 months.
  • National

    1280 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1280 GBP per module during 30 months.


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