MSc Applied Petroleum Geoscience (incorporating PG Cert/PG Dip)

Why choose this course?



Achieving this MSc will help raise your profile as a skilled, confident and versatile petroleum geologist with high standards of professional judgement. 

  • Build on your existing geoscience knowledge to develop a thorough understanding across all aspects of the petroleum system
  • Gain the practical abilities to evaluate the technical and commercial risks that affect success in the oil industry
  • Put theory into practice with fieldwork in various parts of the UK, including logging core at the British Geological Survey
  • Benefit from our small class sizes where you will receive plenty of attention, time and support as you work towards your goals
  • Choose a study route to suit you: the course can be completed in a year full time or up to five years part time if you want to study while you work
  • Work with the same technical software packages you will use in the petroleum industry
  • Enhance your career prospects in industry roles ranging from subsurface analysis and wellsite operations to technical and commercial support
  • Enjoy teaching of the highest quality: our MSc was one of the first of its kind to be accredited by The Geological Society 

*Please be aware that this course will only be running in September 2018

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