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University of Salford

Petroleum and Gas Engineering

The course explores the geology, exploration, drilling, production, reservoir engineering, distribution and transmission of oil and gas from practical and theoretical viewpoints. We aim to teach students to problem solve issues in development, design, business and economics, which will help you make management and scientific decisions in the workplace.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2.2 degree or equivalent in an engineering or scientific discipline. Applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully are welcomed.

Course modules

Modules include: Petroleum economics and project management; geology, exploration, drilling and production; fundamentals of natural gas and production systems and design; distribution, transmission systems and design; gas flow and network analysis; project/dissertation; experimental and measurement methods.

Assessment methods

Students are required to attend all of the modules. There are 7 examination sessions. Students must pass all the modules studied with an overall average of at least 50 per cent in the module programmes and in the course assessed work. All laboratory and course assessed work must be submitted on time and to the required standard. Students admitted to the course at Diploma level with examination and coursework of 50 per cent may proceed to MSc level. MSc students must undertake a dissertation on any aspect of the natural gas business either experimentally or computationally. The project can frequently relate to research work already in the school and or natural gas engineering and management. Students will be assessed by both coursework 50 per cent and examinations 50 per cent.

Sponsorship information

Study awards include: Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship; University of Salford student loyalty discount; Country bursary scheme (for International students only).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,650 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,650 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,650 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,390 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,650 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,275 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,275 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,275 per Credit (Wales) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,275 per Credit (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,732 per Credit (International) 3 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,928 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,275 per Credit (England) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,732 per Credit (International) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,275 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,275 per Credit (Scotland) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,275 per Credit (Wales) 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Salford Salford M5 4WT North West

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