• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

On this Petroleum and Gas Engineering degree course at University of Portsmouth you'll unpack key industry themes, such as Formation Evaluation, Reservoir Engineer and Reservoir Simulation. You'll learn to evaluate technologies for safe production and for enhancing the recovery of hydrocarbon oil and gas too.

And because you'll be taught by industry professionals and expert academic staff, you'll develop a relevant skillset that's specifically designed to meet the demand for petroleum and gas specialists in the industry.

Please note, if you're an international student, you'll need to get clearance to study this degree course from the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, under the Academic Tech Approval Scheme (ATAS).

What you will experience?

On this course you'll:
  • Get hands on, with field work across geological sites in the UK
  • Learn about the key themes in the industry, including Petroleum Fundamentals and Exploration,
  • Reservoir Characterisation, Reservoir Engineering and Simulation, Well Engineering, Unconventional Resources, Energy Economics Management and Risk Analysis
  • Complete an industry-relevant project on a subject of your choice
  • Use the latest experimental and computational facilities in our labs. Our computer suites feature analysis and simulation software used by professionals including Schlumberger package, ECLIPSE, Petrel, Pipe Sim, Techlog, Sapphire and CMG
  • Sharpen your knowledge of current hardware and software development tools for design, development and implementation.
  • Be able to explore mud rheology and drilling as well as reservoir characterisation and simulation
  • Benefit from the extensive resources available in our University library, including books, DVDs, electronic resources and maps

Career

When you graduate, you'll have the skills and knowledge for a successful career in the expanding Petroleum upstream industry.

Career opportunities include:

  • Oil and gas exploration
  • Reservoir modelling
  • Engineering and management
  • Drilling and production
  • Product marketing
  • Management and finance

Accreditation

Accredited by the Energy Institute on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Candidates must hold a CEng accredited BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Petroleum Fundamentals and Exploration
  • Reservoir Characterisation
  • Reservoir Engineering and Simulation
  • Well Engineering
  • Unconventional Resources
  • Energy Economics Management and Risk Analysis

          Detailed Programme Facts

          • More details: Make your application as soon as possible.
          • 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 36 months
            • Intensity Flexible
          • 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

          • A second-class honours degree or equivalent in a Science or Engineering subject. Professionals with other qualifications and a minimum of three years relevant industrial experience may also be considered
          • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5

          Tuition Fee

          • International

            15100 GBP/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 15100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
          • EU/EEA

            7700 GBP/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 7700 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/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students
          • Part time: £2,570

          International students

          • Part time: £5,030

          Living costs for Portsmouth

          • 710 - 1100 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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