12 months
79600 AUD/year
58800 AUD/year
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Gain industry-relevant advanced knowledge for a career in the oil and gas industry with this Engineering in Oil and Gas from The University of Western Australia.

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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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


96 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
82 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other 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

    79600 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.


Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

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