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Master of Engineering Science (Petroleum Engineering)

Course Description

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.

International applicants

Minimum English language entry requirements: IELTS Writing- 6.0, Speaking- 6.0, Reading- 6.0, Listening- 6.0, Overall band score- 6.5.

2016 Curtin International Scholarships: Merit Scholarship

Curtin University is an inspiring, vibrant, international organisation, committed to making tomorrow better. It is a beacon for innovation, driving advances in technology through high-impact research and offering more than 100 practical, industry-aligned courses connecting to workplaces of tomorrow.

Ranked in the top two per cent of universities worldwide in the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2015, the University is also ranked 25th in the world for universities under the age of 50 in the QS World University Rankings 2015 Curtin also received an overall five-star excellence rating in the QS stars rating.

Curtin University strives to give high achieving international students the opportunity to gain an internationally recognised education through offering the Merit Scholarship. The Merit Scholarship will give you up to 25 per cent of your first year tuition fees and if you enrol in an ELB program at Curtin English before studying at Curtin, you will also receive a 10 per cent discount on your Curtin English fees.

For full details and terms and conditions of this scholarship, please visit: curtin.edu/int-scholarships and click on Merit.

Visit the Master of Engineering Science (Petroleum Engineering) page on the Curtin University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Entry into this course is competitive. You must have an honour’s level four-year bachelor degree with excellent academic standing preferably in a petroleum engineering discipline from a recognised university. You must also demonstrate considerable research experience in areas relevant to upstream petroleum engineering. If you successfully complete a Master of Petroleum Engineering from Curtin with higher academic standing, you may apply for the Master of Engineering Science in Petroleum Engineering and receive credit for recognised learning for all common units (subjects studied in the first 18 months are the same for both master degrees).

Course Fees

Australian/New Zealand: $26,700, International: $72,800

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