Coventry University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Petroleum and Environmental Technology (Taught)

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Course summary

This course will provide you with the opportunity to gain an integrated understanding of the core petroleum engineering and environmental science strategies within the modern-day petroleum industry. Upon successful completion of the course, you should have developed the competence to safely and effectively manage projects in the petroleum industry within the context of increasingly stringent environmental and safety legislation. Our current excellent industry links provide an opportunity for you to hear from current professionals and practitioners, who will share their experiences and challenges, with past speakers covering topics such as ‘Oil and Gas Discovery, Development and Demise’, ‘The Shale Gas Revolution’ and ‘See the World, Stretch Your Brain’ (subject to availablity). Our current industry-based liaison panel includes members affiliated with British Petroleum, SPE International, Cuadrilla Resources Ltd, Petromall Ltd and Subsea Engineering News, to name but a few. They also provide input to ensure course content is up-to-date and relevant to current industry needs.

Course details

Assessment method

This course will be assessed using a variety of methods which will vary depending upon the module. Assessment methods include a combination of coursework assignments, presentations, individual written assignments and formative group work. The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures that our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards the achieving the intended learning outcomes.

Entry requirements

Minimum of a second class honours degree in a petroleum engineering, chemical engineering, geological engineering, petrochemical engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering, numerate physical sciences, geosciences or mathematics related subject. Candidates with an equivalent qualification to a second class honours degree in any of the above subject areas may be considered. HND holders with at least five years working experience in the oil and gas industry may also be considered. Each application will be considered on its merits and the final decision will be made by the course director. For information regarding what might amount to a ‘related subject’ or ‘equivalent qualification’ please request information.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

2022/23 fees TBC. Please see our website for latest information.

Provider information

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Coventry University
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Clearing contact details

Recruitment and Admissions Office

02476 888888

Course Clearing information

Additional information

Thursday 18 August 08:00-20:00, Friday 19 August 08:00-18:00, Saturday 20 August 10:00-16:00, Sunday 21 August 10:00-16:00, Monday 22 August onwards (weekdays only) 08:00-18:30

Course contact details

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UK Postgraduate Admissions Office

024 7765 4321

European and International Admissions Office

+44 024 7765 2152

Petroleum and Environmental Technology at Coventry University - UCAS