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Drilling and Well Engineering

Robert Gordon University

Master
12 months
Duration
17700 GBP/year
5500 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The MSc Drilling and Engineering course offered at the Robert Gordon University is aimed at practising drilling engineers. It focuses on the concept of effective well construction, and aims to develop high levels of professional skill in the key areas of well design, drilling and operations management.

Overview

AT the Robert Gordon University studying the MSc Drilling and Well Engineering include those working in oil and gas companies, energy companies, national oil companies, engineering firms and project service companies. Graduates of MSc Drilling and Well Engineering ,offered by Robert Gordon University, are now employed in every oil producing area of the world and work for many of the oil majors and drilling contractors.

The course focuses on the concept of effective well construction, and aims to develop high levels of professional skill in the key areas of well design, drilling and operations management.

You can study for this course full-time at our campus in Aberdeen or online via the university's virtual learning environment CampusMoodle.

Job Prospects

You are encouraged to take industry-driven research projects for your thesis which ensures the relevance of your work and provides you with enhanced employability opportunities. Additionally, you will benefit from several guest lecturers which will enrich your learning experience and future career prospects.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Essentials
  • Facilities
  • Subsurface
  • Drilling Technology
  • Well Completions and Subsea Systems
  • Drilling Operations Management
  • Advanced Well Engineering
  • Individual Engineering Research Investigation
  • Individual Engineering Research Investigation

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

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.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88
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

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

  • International

    17700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Rest of UK students: £5,640

Funding

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