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Master of Engineering Science (Petroleum Engineering)

MEngSc(Curtin) - MC-ENGPET

Science and Engineering

This comprehensive course will provide you with a multidisciplinary education and hands-on training in petroleum engineering. You will cover a wide variety of subjects central to the petroleum engineering field, including applied geology and geophysics, drilling and reservoir engineering, hydrocarbon phase behaviour, formation evaluation, petroleum economics and project management.

In your final semester you will complete an individual research project and develop a thesis under the guidance of one of our highly experienced staff.

To assist your studies, we will provide you with access to top of the range computer hardware and software, and the Society of Petroleum Engineers’ online information library.

Professional recognition

Students may apply for student membership of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (U.S). Upon graduation you may apply for active membership of the society.

Career opportunities

There is a strong demand for qualified petroleum engineers in the oil and gas industry, both within Australia and internationally. Our graduates have found work as fully qualified petroleum engineers in the upstream oil and gas industry.

Credit for previous study

Applications for recognition of prior learning are assessed on an individual basis.

Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL).

Full Course Structure

Please refer to the Handbook's full course structure when enrolling.

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Entry requirements:

Entry into this course is competitive.

You must have an honour’s level four-year bachelor degree with excellent academic standing preferably in a petroleum engineering discipline from a recognised university. You must also demonstrate considerable research experience in areas relevant to upstream petroleum engineering.

If you successfully complete a Master of Petroleum Engineering from Curtin with higher academic standing, you may apply for the Master of Engineering Science in Petroleum Engineering and receive credit for recognised learning for all common units (subjects studied in the first 18 months are the same for both master degrees).

Where:

Bentley

When:

February

How:

Full-time

Study:

On-campus

Duration:

Expected completion: 2 years

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2015 entry requirements:

Minimum English language entry requirements:

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): Grade C

Pearson Test of English Academic: 58

Where:

Bentley

When:

February

How:

Full-time

Study:

On-campus

Duration:

2 years full-time

Fees for 2015:

Unfortunately fee information is not available for this course at this time. Please check out our Fee Calculator for an estimation of course fees.

2016 entry requirements:

Minimum English language entry requirements:

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): Grade C

Pearson Test of English Academic: 58

Where:

Bentley

When:

February or July

How:

Full-time

Study:

On-campus

Duration:

2 years full-time

Fees for 2016:

International onshore - fee paying
Offer letter (100 credit) published fee $17,800
Indicative year 1 fee $35,600
Total indicative course fee $72,800
Indicative essential incidental course fee $130

*The indicative fees shown above apply to international students studying on-campus in Western Australia. For information about fees at other locations please visit Curtin International's offshore site.

CRICOS: 064461G

This page was last updated on 06 August 2015