• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

The aim of this postgraduate engineering degree is to develop you into a highly sought after oil and gas engineering specialist with the skills to rapidly design and commission oilfield installations to meet energy demands.

MSc in Oil and Gas Engineering offered by Brunel University London focuses on the design of oil and gas structures. You will gain a sound understanding and in-depth knowledge of oilfield structural design, fabrication and installation.

NSIRC is located within the headquarters of TWI and there are dedicated teaching and research laboratories in the TWI building where you will benefit from access to a range of industry standard software packages. In addition, there is an on-site high performance computing laboratory to run detailed and complex numerical simulation to support your experimental work. As a Cambridge-based student, you’ll also have access to all the course-related facilities at Brunel.

Based within an industrial environment, there are excellent opportunities for networking, together with undertaking applied research on real engineering projects. Combined with the benefits of living in the Cambridge area, which includes historical, cultural and social attractions, NSIRC attracts international students and practising engineers, thus greatly enhancing your learning experience.

Careers and your future

There is a global shortage of qualified specialists in the oil and gas sector, and skilled professionals are enjoying rising salaries.

Our graduates find employment in oilfield services companies, engineering consulting or with upstream oil and gas producers and downstream refineries.

Accreditation

Brunel’s Oil and Gas Engineering MSc degree is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3). 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Petroleum Production Fundamentals
  • Applied Engineering Mathematics
  • Structural Materials
  • Structural Integrity and FEA
  • Multiphase Flow Fundamentals and Flow Assurance
  • Dynamics of Petroleum Structures
  • Design and Construction of Installations
  • Reliability Engineering and Risk Management

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
  • 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

    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

  • A 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in a relevant branch of engineering or science.
  • Other qualifications and relevant experience will be assessed on an individual basis.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18720 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18720 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • UK/EU students: £4,550 part-time
  • International students: £9,360 part-time

Living costs for Cambridge

  • 846 - 1470 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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