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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).

Units

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

Credits needed to graduate: 400

Core units Hrs/Wk Credit
Year 1 Semester 1
Applied Geology and Geophysics 4.0 25.0
Formation Evaluation 3.5 25.0
Fundamentals of Reservoir Engineering 4.0 25.0
Phase Behaviour and Flow Assurance 4.0 25.0
Year 1 Semester 2
Advanced Reservoir Engineering 3.5 25.0
Drilling Engineering Fundamentals 4.0 25.0
Production Technology 4.0 25.0
Well Stimulation Remedial and Intervention Operations 4.0 25.0
Year 2 Semester 1
Advanced Drilling Practices 4.0 25.0
Advanced Numerical Reservoir Simulation 5.0 25.0
Field Development Planning 4.0 25.0
Hydrocarbon Economics and Project Management 4.0 25.0
Year 2 Semester 2
Petroleum Engineering Thesis 20.0 100.0

See Courses Handbook for full course structure

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Entry requirements:

An honours degree or equivalent in a relevant engineering or science discipline including at least first year university level subjects in both physics and calculus. Candidates with degrees in other disciplines may be considered where they have relevant work experience.

Where:

Bentley

When:

February

How:

Full-time

Study:

On-campus

Duration:

2 years full-time

Fees (indicative first year only)

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2014 entry requirements:

Minimum English language entry requirements:

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6
Speaking 6
Reading 6
Listening 6
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 2014:

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

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.

CRICOS: 064461G

This page was last updated on 25 August 2014