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20 February 2017
The MSc in Petroleum Geoscience is a one-year, full-time, multidisciplinary course that aims to train multi-skilled petroleum geoscientists for the modern petroleum industry. It covers key petroleum geoscience and related subjects, and their application to the exploration and production of hydrocarbons. It is recognised for the award of the Master of Science degree and the Diploma of Imperial College (DIC). The course is accredited by the Geological Society of London.
It is designed for students with some industrial experience, as well as for recent graduates seeking careers in the petroleum and allied service industries.
The course presents the methods and practices of the modern petroleum industry, with considerable emphasis on developing transferable skills.
The course enjoys close links with the petroleum industry, which provides scholarships for students, data for use in the course and presentations from industry professionals to supplement course material. Most students conduct their individual research project with an industry host or using data provided by industry.