University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Oil and Gas Engineering

This course has been designed to provide students with a detailed knowledge of the technology required to ensure energy provision in the oil and gas industry and aims to give both a theoretical and practical grounding, equipping students to become future managers of energy projects; 1 of the main features of the course is its interdisciplinary nature, making it suitable for students with mechanical, civil, electrical, chemical and other suitable engineering backgrounds.

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement for this programme is a UK Honours degree (or an Honours degree from a non-UK institution which is judged by the University to be of equivalent worth) in any branch of engineering at an Upper 2nd class or above; or Honours degree in a relevant physical sciences subject also at Upper 2nd or above.

Assessment methods

Written examinations and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time - 9 months
MSc Full-time - 12 months
MSc Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
King's Campus Aberdeen AB24 3FX Scotland

Key information

Graduate School Admissions Unit, College of Physical Sciences
Telephone number: 
01224 272515