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3 good reasons to study Petroleum and Gas Engineering at Salford:
* The first course of its kind in the UK
* Enhances your career prospects in the oil and gas industries
* Gives you the opportunity to become a Chartered Engineer
This course is designed for engineering graduates who intend to enter or enhance their career prospects in the oil or natural gas industry.
The course explores the exploration, drilling, production, distribution and transmission of oil and gas from practical and theoretical viewpoints.
You will develop the knowledge and the skills for problem solving in terms of development, design, business and economics management in oil and gas engineering which will assist you to make management and scientific decisions in the workplace.
On completion of this course you may be eligible to join the Institution of Gas Engineers & Managers or Petroleum Engineering which may enable you to qualify as a Chartered Engineer.
Due to the relative uniqueness of this course in the UK, together with the high demand of graduates with the types of skills and knowledge that this course offers, employment prospects are excellent.
Graduates can expect to enter or progress in industries such as petroleum, gas, process engineering, chemical or steel.
As well as studying the topics outlined in the following modules you will be expected to develop, to a professional standard, a number of transferable skills such as numeracy skills by way of quantitative mathematical analysis, problem solving skills, communication skills during group work, laboratory report writing and time management skills.
This course runs over three 12 week semesters
Semester 1 October to February
Semester 2- February to June
Semester 3 June to September (dissertation period for MSc)
* Petroleum Economics and Project Management (30 credits)
* Geology, Exploration, Drilling and Production (30 credits)
* Fundamentals of Natural Gas and Production Systems and Design (15 credits)
* Distribution, Transmission Systems and Design (15 credits)
* Gas Flow and Network Analysis (15 credits)
* Project/Dissertation (60 credits)