Dario Cooper - MSc Applied Petroleum Geoscience
What are you doing now?
Full time employment as a geoscientist with CGG.
What were the main reasons you took the course?
To gain skills essential to working in the oil and gas industry.
Why did you choose to study the course at the University of Derby?
This course is unique to the University of Derby .
What impact has studying this course at Derby had on your career?
I would not have been able to apply for this job without the skill sets ascertained though completing this course at Derby.
How did the lecturers inspire you?
They taught in great technical detail what it is to work in the oil and gas industry. Providing real experiences from ex professionals of the oil and gas industry as external lecturers.
How do you feel the University has helped you in your career so far?
It helped kick-start everything, it is nearly impossible to gain employment in this industry without the knowledge of such a course.
What are your future plans?
Progress further in my current career path to a more senior or specialist position.
What would you say to anyone thinking of coming to study this course at the University of Derby?
I would highly recommend this course based on its effectiveness, technical content and staff experience.
Who are you still in touch with from University of Derby?
All the geology lecturers and technicians.