M.Sc. On Campus

Oil and Gas Technology

Aalborg University - Esbjerg

24 months
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Choosing the Chemical Engineering master programme at AAU Esbjerg with specialization in Oil and Gas Technology from  Aalborg University - Esbjerg you will learn all aspects related to topside unit operations and process technology as well as safety related to oil and gas production. 


In this Oil and Gas Technology programme from Aalborg University - Esbjerg you will focus on the processing of the production fluids above the seabed and the separation of the oil and gas from the significant and increasing amounts of water produced from the subsurface. 

You will learn the processes used to purify the oil and gas products and the treatment of the produced water. The holistic focus of your education will be to increase the sustainability of the production by optimizations and introduction of new processes and concepts aimed at better separation, reducing the use of chemicals, reducing the need of flaring and increasing the level of produced water treatment and preventing discharge of chemicals to the sea.

You become a highly skilled technical expert, and you learn to consider the importance of economic and environmental aspects. You learn to work, collaborate and navigate in an international academic environment often in close collaboration with industry. The programme give you the skill set for working in a globalised world and you will be exposed to different cultures and ways of collaboration that will prepare you to life after graduation. You will gain knowledge about the oil and gas production industry and consultancy and how its organized and operates. In well-equipped labs you will be able to tests your ideas and concepts and you will learn to develop mathematical models of the processes you are investigating and to apply different types of software for simulation and optimisation.


Job opportunities in the offshore or onshore oil and gas industry are good, when graduating from the Chemical Engineering programme. Your future workplace could be a consultancy, within an operator or one of the many companies supplying knowledge, skills, competences and materials to the sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Fluid Mechanics 
  • Colloid and Interface Science 
  • Chemometrics 
  • Process Simulation and Instrumentation
  • Water Treatment 
  • Polymers and Properties of Polymers 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you wish to register for the Master’s programme in Chemical Engineering, you must have a Bachelor’s degree  in relevant engineering or natural science disciplines.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Esbjerg

6060 - 7900 DKK /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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