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The University of Aberdeen

Oil and Gas Engineering

King's Campus
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Rank: 26 (The Complete University Guide)

Location: King's Campus

Website: www.abdn.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2022/01/10

Duration: 12 months

Intl fees: £23500


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26

The Complete University Guide
19

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Description

Delivered from the centre of the Energy Capital of Europe, this programme provides students with a theoretical and practical grounding in the key technologies to pursue careers in the upstream and downstream oil and gas industry. The MSc Oil and Gas Engineering programme is designed to create future leaders of the industry. The wide range of subjects taught, including engineering, geology and chemistry, ensures that you will have a strong appreciation of all key elements of the industry lifecycle and of the different areas of engineering required, as an understanding of how they work together to deliver projects safely and efficiently.The interdisciplinary nature of the programme means it is suitable for students from different engineering backgrounds, including mechanical, civil, electrical, or chemical engineering, as well as other relevant engineering backgrounds. The programme is fully accredited by IMechE and Energy Institute which means you can be assured that your teaching is recognised by relevant bodies and that you are getting the best possible experience.Aberdeen, which is known as the Energy Capital of Europe. The city and surrounding area is a major international centre of research and innovation in every aspect of the offshore oil and gas industry. Approximately 900 energy-related companies are located in Aberdeen, including world leaders such as Baker Hughes (a GE Company), BP, Chevron, Haliburton, Maersk, Petrofac, Repsol Sinopec Resources. Royal Dutch Shell, Schlumberger, Total and Wood.The School of Engineering plays a central role in researching and developing new technology to maximise recovery of oil and gas, working alongside leading international companies. The University's location at the heart of the oil and gas industry also means that our degree programmes benefit from direct industry involvement, including industry advisory panels, guest lectures, field trips, site visits, networking and careers events, and industry supported student projects.

Requirements

Entry requirements

A UK Honours degree at 2:1 (upper second class), or an Honours degree from a non-UK institution which is judged by the University to be of equivalent worth in any branch of Engineering or Physics. Those with a High 2:2 Honours degree in Engineering may also be considered if they can demonstrate 2+ years of relevant Oil & Gas Industry experience and keen motivation. Key subjects you must have covered: Mathematics.

Language qualifications

IELTS (Academic): 6.5
TOEFL (iBT): 90.0
PTE Academic: 62.0

Professional bodies

  • Mechanical Engineers, Institute of
  • Energy Institute, The

About this university

International students

For students travelling from outside the UK, the International Student Advisors are available to help guide them on a range of issues. This can range from immigration and visas information, non-academic guidance regarding life in the country as well as help on financial matters. They are based within the Student Advice and Support Office and there are also various pages on the website to help with confidential advice and guidance. Students are represented by the Aberdeen University Students' Association (AUSA). It does not operate a traditional students' union arrangement but does operate The Hub, a dining and social centre created in the former central refectory after a refurbishment. There are some 100 clubs and societies for students to get involved with. The AUSA organises these and among them is the Aberdeen University Debater, the oldest organisation founded in 1848. There is also a student newspaper and numerous other arts and media opportunities. Another notable organisation is the Aberdeen Future Fund, a charity that seeks positive relationships from alumni of the university with current students to help prepare for their future. Sports are organised by the Aberdeen University Sports Union and make use of the various facilities around the sites including the fields to the rear of King's College and the Aberdeen Sports Village.

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