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Petroleum Engineering 

Instituto Superior Técnico

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
7000 EUR/year
1063 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The aim of the Master course in Petroleum Engineering at Lisbon IST is to offer training in upstream exploration and production of hydrocarbons.  Get ready to develop a diverse number of activities in the oil and gas sector worldwide.

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The aim of the MSc course in Petroleum Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico is offering training in upstream exploration and production of hydrocarbons in two large blocks:Basic and introductory concepts of Petroleum Engineering

Basic concepts on reservoir geology and geophysics, technological areas of upstream, like the seismic exploration, drilling, production, and management and planning of exploration and production.


The employment opportunities are much diversified and the holders of this master degree will be prepared to develop activities in the upstream oil sector in the Oil & Gas industry.

  • Reservoir engineering
  • Petroleum engineering
  • Modeling of petroleum reservoirs
  • Geophysycal surveys
  • Seismic processing
  • Drilling

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Geostatistcs
  • Oil and Gas
  • Geophysical Digital Signal Processing
  • Reservoir Engineering
  • Applied Geophysics for Hydrocarbon Exploration
  • Stochastic Modelling of Oil Reservoirs
  • Petroleum Engineering Seminars
  • Soil and Rock Dynamics
  • Geology of Petroleum Systems
  • Enviromental Fluid Mechanics

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.

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

You may apply for a Master’s or an integrated master’s (2nd study cycle) under the following conditions:

  • If you have completed an undergraduate or an integrated masters (1st study cycle) at Instituto Superior Técnico, even though with no scientific consistency with the course of the 2nd study cycle that you wish to apply to;
  • Hold an undergraduate degree (1st study cycle) in the field of Science and Technology (except in the case of the 2nd study cycle in Architecture which requires a 1st study cycle programme in Architecture);
  • Hold either an academic, scientific or professional curriculum verifying the capability to complete the master’s programme you are applying to.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1063 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1063 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


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