Robert Gordon University

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. 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.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a good Honours degree in engineering or closely related discipline, plus ideally at least 2 years practical field experience. Exceptionally, candidates who have a relevant minimum HND level qualification together with extensive practical experience may, at the University's discretion, be considered. 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. Applicants whose 1st language is not English requrie academic IELTS with 6.5 overall and a minimum of 5.5 in each element (or equivalent).

Course modules

Modules include: Business essentials; wells; facilities; subsurface;drilling technology; well completions and subsea systems; drilling operations management; advanced well engineering.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Garthdee Campus Aberdeen AB10 7QE Scotland
Online/Distance Learning

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01224 262209