Bachelor of Engineering - Petroleum (Honours) - with majors

The University of Adelaide

Petroleum engineers are more important than ever as global demand for energy and the multitude of every-day products that come from petroleum continues to increase. These engineers help sustain society's way of life, providing oil and gas in an efficient, safe, and environmentally responsible way. The petroleum engineering field is one of the highest paid internationally, and there is significant demand for highly qualified graduates. The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Petroleum) combines courses in petroleum geoscience and management with interactive projects and field trips to provide deep discipline knowledge and transferable business skills. The degree is developed and taught by industry-trained academics through the Australian School of Petroleum-Australia and Southeast Asia's academic centre for petroleum research and education, and the only school of its kind in Australia.

Course Fee:


International: $42,000

Entry Requirements:

Prerequisites: SACE Stage 2 Mathematical Methods and Physics plus one of Specialist Mathematics or Chemistry; International Baccalaureate: either Mathematics (HL grade 3) and Physics (SL grade 4/HL grade 3); or Chemistry (SL grade 4/HL grade 3), Physics (SL grade 4/HL grade 3) and Mathematics (SL grade 4/HL grade 3). If Stage 2 studies were undertaken prior to 2017, the equivalent subject was known as Mathematical Studies.

Structure:

This degree allows students to major as part of their study in a 5 year program. Students are required to complete 6 weeks of approved practical experience.

Subjects you can Study:

Chemical engineering, Civil engineering, Mechanical engineering or Mining engineering

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00123M

Related Careers:

Petroleum Engineer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace No info No Full time 5 years

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