Robert Gordon University
Drilling and Well Engineering
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. 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.
Applicants should either have a good Honours degree in Engineering or closely related discipline, or extensive practical industrial experience relevant to Drilling and Well Engineering. A mix of academic and practical qualifications is preferred. Students from Nigeria should have a 2.1 or above in Engineering or a related discipline. All international students for whom English is not their 1st language must provide evidence of linguistic ability, by gaining either IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent in TOEFL prior to receiving an unconditional offer of a place on the course.
Stage 1: subsurface; wells; facilities; business essentials. Stage 2: drilling technology; drilling operations management; completions and subsea systems; advanced well engineering. Stage 3: individual project report.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Distance learning||-||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Garthdee Campus||Aberdeen||AB10 7QE||Scotland|