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Drilling and Well Engineering PGCert / PGDip / MSc

Drilling and Well Engineering PGCert / PGDip / MSc

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Full time | Robert Gordon University | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Drilling / Boring (Production) Engineering Studies

Course type


Course Summary

The MSc Drilling and Well Engineering degree is aimed at graduates who have a relevant academic background, as well as industry practitioners who possess appropriate industry experience. The course focuses on the effective well construction and aims to develop high levels of professional skills in the key areas of well design, drilling and operations management.

You will benefit from the academics teaching this course, who have a wealth of industry experience.

The course benefits from several industrial visits and state-of-the-art drilling simulators. Typical students on this course include recently qualified graduates and those working in areas such as oil and gas, energy, national oil companies, engineering firms and project service companies. You will also gain PGCert and PGDip awards in this course.


Engineering Project Management
Well Completions and Subsea Systems
Drilling Technology
Drilling Operations Management
Advanced Well Engineering
Individual Engineering Research Investigation

Tuition fees

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International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

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Entry requirements

Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in Engineering. Applicants with either a relevant non-Engineering background such as Geology, Physics, Chemistry or Mathematics and/or applicants with a lower degree classification or those with relevant work experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.