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Drilling and Well Engineering (PgCert/PgDip/MSc)

Online Robert Gordon University School of Engineering

Full time & Part time September, January MSc, PGDip, PGCert 12 months full-time; 22-45 months part-time (online)

About the course

The MSc Drilling and Well Engineering degree is aimed at graduates who have a relevant academic background, as well as industry practitioners who possess appropriate industry experience. The course focuses on the effective well construction, and aims to develop high levels of professional skills in the key areas of well design, drilling and operations management.

You will benefit from the academics teaching this course, who have a wealth of industry experience, which you will learn from whether you choose to study on-campus or online.

The course benefits from several industrial visits and state-of-the-art drilling simulators. Typical students on this course include recently qualified graduates and those working in areas such as oil and gas, energy, national oil companies, engineering firms

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Entry Requirements

Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in Engineering.
Applicants with either a relevant non-Engineering background such as Geology, Physics, Chemistry or Mathematics and/or applicants with a lower degree classification or those with relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent.

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Student Profile(s)

Suwat Pongtepupathum

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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