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Engineering (12) Geology (18) Materials Science (24)

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The MSc Petroleum Geoscience programme at Manchester is a comprehensive one-year course that equips students with the knowledge and skills needed for a successful career in the energy industry. Taught by leading researchers, the programme covers sedimentary and structural processes in sedimentary basins, with a focus on petroleum systems in the subsurface. Students will learn how to evaluate subsurface geology and develop leads and prospects, as well as gain hands-on experience with industry-standard software and industry data. The programme also offers fieldwork opportunities and a seven-day overseas field trip. Entry requirements include an upper second class degree in Geology, Geophysics, Petroleum Engineering or a related discipline.

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Course description

The Petroleum Geoscience MSc is taught over one calendar year by leading researchers in the field.

We will build your knowledge by examining the sedimentary and structural processes that govern the way sedimentary basins fill, and how an understanding of these complex three- dimensional systems can be usefully applied to improve models of petroleum systems in the subsurface.

The knowledge and techniques taught at Manchester are also directly applicable to developing subsurface technologies in geothermal energy, carbon capture and storage and network gas storage.

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Entry Requirements

An upper second class degree or equivalent in Geology, Geophysics, Petroleum Engineering or related discipline.

When assessing your academic record we take into account the grades you have achieved, your academic references and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification.

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