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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 176 / year
  • Foreign: $ 176 / year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • Deadline:
  • 1 March
  • StudyQA ranking:
  • 1159pts.
  • Duration:
  • 2 years

    The department of Petroleum Engineering at the University of Stavanger is at the forefront of petroleum engineering and geosciences education worldwide. The MSc programme in Petroleum Geosciences Engineering is uniquely focused on the specific needs of exploration and production of the petroleum industry.

    The programme has been developed in close collaboration with the oil industry, and qualifies for a broad range of positions within the oil industry, both at operators and in the service sectors.

    A graduate of this programme will be able to solve geoscience problems by integrating different types of surface and subsurface data used in the oil industry and to integrate such information with petroleum engineers. In addition, they will be able to formulate strategies and will have the key fundamental knowledge to develop, manage and implement technology in the oil industry.


    University requirements


    Program requirements

    Bachelor's degree in Petroleum Geosciences Engineering and/or engineering Bachelor's degree with 30 ECTS in mathematics and/or statistics, and 40 ECTS in geosciences (geology and/or geophysics).All candidates have to document on their academic transcript of records at least 30 ECTS in mathematics/ statistics/ calculus of probability. English Language Requirements:- Test of English as a foreign language (ETS TOEFL?®) with a minimum score of 550 (paper based) or 80 (internet-based).- International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) with a minimum score of 6.0. - University of Cambridge exams: Certificate in Advanced English or Certificate of Proficiency in EnglishFor more information and a complete list of exemptions, please follow this link: www.uis.no/language
    As a rule, Norwegian universities do not charge tuition fees. All students pay a semester fee of currently NOK 750 per semester.However, international students should be prepared to apply as self-financing full degree students.
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