The University of Adelaide

Master of Petroleum Engineering

The University of Adelaide

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00123M

This program is designed for graduates of a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or equivalent in a discipline other than petroleum engineering. It is suited to students who wish to gain a petroleum engineering qualification and enter the upstream (exploration and production) part of the petroleum industry. It is also aimed at petro-technical professionals already working in the upstream petroleum industry who wish to advance their technical careers in petroleum engineering by achieving a formal qualification. Individuals who have a relevant Bachelor degree (Honours) with a strong science and mathematics component (such as geology, geophysics, geosciences, physics and applied mathematics or similar) may gain entry into this program. Individuals with a Bachelor degree and suitable upstream oil and gas experience may have their prior academic and professional experience assessed to be equivalent to an honours level qualification and, in such cases, may also gain entry into this program.

Structure

To qualify for the Master of Petroleum Engineering, students must satisfactorily complete 36 units, comprising a minimum of 30 units of core courses and a 6-unit capstone project.

Subjects

  • Engineering-petroleum

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or equivalent in a discipline other than petroleum engineering
  • Individuals who have a relevant Bachelor degree (Honours) with a strong science and mathematics component may gain entry into this program
  • Individuals who have a Bachelor degree with suitable upstream oil and gas experience may have their prior academic and professional experience assessed to be equivalent to an honours level qualification and in such cases may also gain entry into this program.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
North Terrace Domestic: $55,500
International: $67,500
No
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 3 years

Further information

Mid-year entry into this program is open to domestic students only and is subject to availability. This entry point is best suited to applicants wishing to study part-time whilst continuing to work in the industry. Applicants seeking mid-year entry into this program should be aware that the program will only be available part-time and cannot be completed in 1.5 years when commencing in semester 2.

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