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Drilling and Well Engineering (accredited by Energy Institute) (MSc)


Course Description

The 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. The course 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.

Typical students include those working in oil and gas companies, energy companies, national oil companies, engineering firms and project service companies. Graduates of MSc Drilling and Well Engineering are now employed in every oil producing area of the world and work for many of the oil majors and drilling contractors.

The course 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.

You can study for this course full-time at our campus in Aberdeen or online via the university's virtual learning environment CampusMoodle.

See the website https://www.rgu.ac.uk/engineering/study-options/postgraduate-taught-full-time/drilling-and-well-engineering

Students from Nigeria should have a 2:1 or above in Engineering or a related discipline.

English Language Requirements

All students for whom English is not their first language must provide evidence of their English language skills by gaining Academic IELTS with 6.5 overall and a minimum of 5.5 in each element, Pearson PTE with 61 overall and a minimum of 51 in each element or TOEFL iBT with 88 Overall, 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening, 20 in Speaking and 17 in Writing.

What you will study

Each module comprises up to 52 hours of lectures and tutorials. Significant additional private study is expected during each module.

Stage 1
•Subsurface
•Wells
•Facilities
•Business Essentials

Exit Award: PgCert Oil and Gas Engineering

Stage 2
•Drilling Technology
•Drilling Operations Management
•Completions and Subsea Systems
•Advanced Well Engineering

Exit Award: PgDip Drilling and Well Engineering

Stage 3
•Individual Project Report

Award: MSc Drilling and Well Engineering

If you want to find out how to apply, click here - http://www.rgu.ac.uk/applyonline

Visit the Drilling and Well Engineering (accredited by Energy Institute) (MSc) page on the Robert Gordon University website for more details!

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Engineering Merit Scholarships - 20+ Awards

The School of Engineering is pleased to offer a number of merit scholarships to outstanding students who wish to study at the School.Please read through the following information carefully:
- Number of awards in academic year 2015/16: 25
- Value of awards in academic year 2015/16: £3,000 per award
- Who can apply: You may be an international student or you may be a UK / EU student wishing to study on a full-cost course. There is a list of eligible courses below.
- You need to complete an application form and return it to the School.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£3,000 per award

Eligibility

Eligible courses:
- MSc Drilling & Well Engineering (Full time)
- MSc Petroleum Production Engineering (Full time)
- MSc Oil & Gas Engineering (Full time) (overseas students only)
- MSc Subsea Engineering (Full time)
- MSc Offshore Oil and Gas Engineering (Full time)

Application Procedure

See the website

Further Information

http://https://www.rgu.ac.uk/areas-of-study/subjects/engineering/scholarships/postgraduate-scholarships/merit-scholarships/engineering-merit-scholarships



Entry Requirements

Applicants should have a good Honours degree in Engineering or closely related discipline, plus ideally at least two years practical field experience. Exceptionally, candidates who have a relevant minimum HND level qualification together with extensive practical experience may, at the University's discretion, be considered. A mix of academic and practical qualifications is preferred.

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