London South Bank University

London South Bank University

Petroleum Engineering

This course aims at broadening, strengthening and integrating knowledge and understanding of the oil and gas industry processes; students learn the mathematics, science, computer-based methods, design, and engineering practice to solve petroleum engineering problems of varying complexity, taking into consideration the economic, social and environmental context; students acquire a deep and broad knowledge of the integrated model of the oil reservoir in order to predict, improve, maintain and to innovate the processes of oil and gas production.

Entry requirements

Bachelor degree equivalent to UK second Class honours lower division in a physical science, engineering or other relevant technological discipline. We particularly welcome overseas and EU applicants with relevant qualifications.

Course modules

Modules include: Petroleum geoscience; petro physics; reservior engineering and simulation; drilling and production; advanced reservoir engineering; petroleum economics and oilfield management; group project (summer period); dissertation (summer period).

Sponsorship information

We offer students considerable financial help through scholarships, bursaries, charitable funds, loans and other financial support. Many of our scholarships are given as direct tuition fee discounts and we encourage all eligible students to apply for our Vice-Chancellor Scholarships.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,560 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 13,140 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,520 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 4,380 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

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Key information

Telephone number: 
020 7815 6100