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.
Applicants should either have a good Honours degree in Engineering or closely related discipline, or extensive practical industrial experience relevant to Drilling & Well Engineering. A mix of academic and practical qualifications is preferred. Students from Nigeria should have a 2:1 or above in Engineering or a related discipline. All international students for whom English is not their first language must provide evidence of linguistic ability, by gaining either IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent in TOEFL prior to receiving an unconditional offer of a place on the course.
Recipient: Robert Gordon University
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