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This 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.
Delivered from the oil capital of Europe, you will benefit from academics teaching on this course, who have a wealth of industry experience, which you will learn from whether you choose to study on-campus or via online distance learning. The course benefits from several industrial visits and state of the art drilling simulators. Typical students on this course include those working in areas such as oil and gas, energy, national oil companies, engineering firms and project service companies, and graduates have gone on to related work across the globe.
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Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in Engineering or a relevant discipline such as Geology, Physics, Chemistry or Mathematics
Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis
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Learning at RGU, Aberdeen has been such a good experience for me because I’ve learned a lot of new things regarding oil and gas in the North Sea. Living and studying in Aberdeen, Scotland is an advantage for students because Aberdeen is the capital city for oil and gas in the UK.
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