• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

Overview

The MSc Oil and Gas Engineering programme offered by the Coventry University will prepare you for a global career as a graduate engineer in the oil and gas industry, furnishing you with a solid foundation in fluid flow systems, oil and gas production engineering and process control, based on international environmental operational frameworks.

Our broad range of subjects will develop your practical and technical knowledge of drilling and well engineering, multiphase flow systems, production and reservoir engineering, crude processing, gas technologies, engineering materials durability and sustainability, as well as health, safety and environmental management.

Encouraging advanced problem-solving skills, we will prepare you to tackle complex engineering problems with shifting baselines and varying degrees of resources and information.

You will gain practical experience of a wide range of engineering and technology disciplines, learning how to design appropriate components, systems or processes to improve the quality and functionality of equipment and plant within individual and complex environments. You will also further your understanding of the concepts surrounding corrosion, life cycle, mechanical principles, control, fluid flow and its combined importance in the continuation of an operational facility.

Career prospects

This course has been developed with industry experts, such as Statoil Process Engineers. The course is aimed to provide you with technical capability, alongside analytical and creative skills to have a successful career in the oil and gas industry.

Throughout the course, you will find yourself working on current oilfield and industry-based problems, providing you with the opportunity to gain additional skills and experience. The course will keep you up-to-date with current events and the latest, leading-edge industry innovations through opportunities to visit facilities and hear from leading industry figures. These visits are a great way to interact with oilfield experts and network with potential employers. Recent trips have included the National Engineering Laboratory.

UK's Top Modern University

Are you looking to develop skills for your future career? Take the next step and choose to study at the UK's Top Modern University (Guardian University Guide 2019). Coventry University puts employability at the centre of all that we do and have great links with industry, helping thousands of students to find relevant work placements and internships.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Control Systems and Instrumentation for the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Drilling Engineering
  • Petroleum Processing and Gas Technologies
  • Health and Safety Management in the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Fluid Flow Systems, including Distribution and Transmission• 
  • Engineering Materials for the Oil and Gas Industry Reservoir 
  • Engineering
  • Reservoir Simulation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Minimum of a second class honours degree in mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, aerospace engineering, automotive engineering or mathematics related subject.  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15050 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10650 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Coventry

  • 656 - 1060 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Our scholarships are worth up to £10,000 and every student that applies will be considered. Fulfil your potential this academic year with Coventry University!

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