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MSc Drilling and Well Engineering (accredited by Energy Institute)

The course is aimed at practising drilling engineers. It focuses on the concept of effective well construction, and aims to develop high levels of professional skill in the key areas of well design, drilling and operations management.

Typical students include those working in oil and gas companies, energy companies, national oil companies, engineering firms and project service companies. Graduates of MSc Drilling and Well Engineering are now employed in every oil producing area of the world and work for many of the oil majors and drilling contractors.

The course focuses on the concept of effective well construction, and aims to develop high levels of professional skill in the key areas of well design, drilling and operations management.

You can study for this course full-time at our campus in Aberdeen or online via the university's virtual learning environment CampusMoodle.

Each module comprises up to 52 hours of lectures and tutorials. Significant additional private study is expected during each module.

Stage 1
•Subsurface
•Wells
•Facilities
•Business Essentials

Exit Award: PgCert Oil and Gas Engineering

Stage 2
•Drilling Technology
•Drilling Operations Management
•Completions and Subsea Systems
•Advanced Well Engineering

Exit Award: PgDip Drilling and Well Engineering

Stage 3
•Individual Project Report

Award: MSc Drilling and Well Engineering

Visit the MSc Drilling and Well Engineering (accredited by Energy Institute) page on the Robert Gordon University web site for more details!


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