If you want to turbo-charge your engineering career in the gas and petroleum industry – and get a postgraduate qualification while developing your current skills and experience too – our MSc Petroleum and Gas Engineering degree course is the perfect choice.

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).

Study Details:

MSc 1 year full-time, 3 years part-time

Module Details:

Core modules include:

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


(2020 start) UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students Full-time: £9,000 (may be subject to annual increase) Part-time: £3,000 per year (may be subject to annual increase) International students Full-time: £16,400 (subject to annual increase) Part-time: £5,470 per year (subject to annual increase)

Entry Requirements

Qualifications or experience

  • 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 requirements

  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

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