• Application Deadline
  • 12 months


In this Engineering in Oil and Gas from The University of Western Australia you’ll acquire a comprehensive skill set that will prepare you for employment or promotion across the oil and gas industry. 

Designed in collaboration with UWA’s industry partners, the course is synchronised with global energy trends, with a focus on natural gas extraction and liquefied natural gas (LNG) production. The course delivers both technical fundamentals, alongside experience with industry-leading engineering software (including Eclipse/Petrel, OLGA, Multiflash, and HYSYS).

You’ll develop a range of technical and engineering software skills targeted at the design, construction and operation of oil and gas assets, including reservoir performance, flow assurance, gas processing, LNG production, and economics. 

Career Pathways

A Master of Engineering in Oil and Gas unlocks a wide range of career opportunities within the oil and gas industry in Australia and internationally.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reaction Engineering 
  • Transport Phenomena
  • Advanced Reaction Engineering and Catalysts
  • Combustion Science and Technology
  • Fluid Mechanics 
  • Solid Mechanics
  • Chemical Process Thermodynamics

        Detailed Programme Facts

        • Programme intensity

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

          • Full-time duration 12 months
          • Duration description
            1 to 2 years
          • Intensity Flexible
        • Credits
          96 alternative credits
        • Languages
          • English
        • Delivery mode
          On Campus
        • More information Go to the programme website

        English Language Requirements

        You only need to take one of these language tests:

        • Minimum required score:


          The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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          The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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          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

        General Requirements

        • an engineering degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; 
        • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent.
        CRICOS: 083861A

        Tuition Fee

        • International

          79596 AUD/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 79600 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
        • National

          58800 AUD/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 58800 AUD for the full programme 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.

        Living costs for Perth

        • 1328 - 2370 AUD/month
          Living Costs

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


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