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Petroleum Production Engineering

Robert Gordon University

12 months
17700 GBP/year
5500 GBP/year
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This MSc in Petroleum Production Engineering offered at the Robert Gordon University is aimed at practising oilfield engineers and managers who already have at least two years oil and gas industry experience.


At the Robert Gordon University studying the MSc Petroleum Production Engineering course has been developed and is supported by experienced industry professionals, using authentic industry applications software, technical standards and engineering practices.

This full-time or distance learning degree in Petroleum Production Engineering covers wells and related production facilities, whether on land, offshore or subsea.

Job Prospects

Course links to the oil and gas industry have enabled us to develop a course which provides our graduates with excellent opportunities for employment and we attract students from all over the world. Our graduates hold positions as Petroleum Engineers and Managers in the upstream oil and gas industry, specialising in the productions discipline.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •   Business Essentials
  •   Wells
  •   Facilities
  •   Well Completions and Subsea Systems
  •   Petroleum Economics and Asset Management
  •   Individual Engineering Research Investigation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 45 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in Engineering or a relevant discipline such as Geology, Physics, Chemistry or Mathematics.
  • Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17700 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Rest of UK students: £5,640

Living costs for Aberdeen

729 - 1069 GBP /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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