Oil and Gas Engineering at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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Course summary

Develop your skills and boost your knowledge of oil and gas engineering with an MSc in the subject at The University of Huddersfield. This course covers a range of foundational modules to ensure you are equipped to effectively study the more advanced analytical elements of this discipline. As a student in the Oil and Gas Engineering MSc, you will also take non-technical modules to develop your managerial skills and knowledge. This will prepare you for careers with a wide range of potential employers, which could include national and multinational energy companies, consultancies and international agencies. Why study Oil and Gas Engineering at Huddersfield? The UK's offshore oil and gas industry remains a central pillar of the UK economy, and yet it suffers from a lack of graduates with advanced education that incorporates management skills. Our MSc in Oil and Gas Engineering seeks to fulfil this need for graduate level engineers. A vibrant town surrounded by beautiful countryside, Huddersfield is a friendly and diverse place from which to study, offering lots of things to do between lectures. Top 3 Reasons to Study Oil and Gas Engineering at Huddersfield 1. Knowledge – You'll be taught by professional engineers, and supported by our technicians, many of whom have worked in industry, meaning you'll learn the very latest knowledge and practice. 2. Boosted Career Prospects – This course will help you to prepare you for careers with a wide range of potential employers, including national and multinational energy companies, consultancies and international agencies. 3. Support – You'll be supported by staff with specialist subject expertise to help you as you develop your knowledge and skills in your subject area.


Our MSc in Oil and Gas Engineering offers a wide range of modules across each year of the course, including many optional modules. Course modules include: • Advanced Production System • Project and Finance Management • Enhanced Oil Recovery • Professional Development and Research Methods • Individual Project • Process Measurement and Control • Downstream Oil and Gas Engineering • Upstream Oil and Gas Engineering • Quality Systems and Measurement

Assessment method

In general, modules will follow a uniform pattern of delivery where learners will engage in a blend of delivery methods facilitating both individual and collaborative aspects of learning to achieve the specified learning outcomes. These include engaging with VLE materials supported by tutor-led two-way asynchronous discussion boards, weekly quizzes and assignments and face-to-face sessions. Where possible in face-to-face sessions, cohort scale groups will be used, offering the benefit of a full range of student input and engagement. Formal assessments are designed to measure your achievements in meeting the learning outcomes of individual modules. A variety of assessment strategies will be used depending on the type and nature of the module. These include reports on laboratory experiments, laboratory-based assignments and projects. These assessment strategies not only develop your core competencies, but also allow you to engage directly in a process that provides you with an academic and professional skill set upon which you can build your personal development planning and employability. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course. Assessment will include coursework and peer review and reflect the emphasis of the course on the ability to apply knowledge and skills. Feedback (either written and/or verbal) is normally provided on all coursework submissions within three term time weeks – unless the submission was made towards the end of the session in which case feedback would be available on request after the formal publication of results. Feedback on final coursework is available on request after the publication of results Further information The teaching year normally starts in September with breaks at Christmas and Easter, finishing with a main examination/assessment period around May/June. Timetables are normally available one month before registration.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally: * An Honours degree (2:1 or above) in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Engineering Systems, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering or a closely related science subject area or an equivalent professional qualification. * Other qualifications or experience which demonstrate that a candidate possesses knowledge and skills at honours degree standard may be acceptable and will be considered on an individual basis.

English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7900 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7900 Year 1
Scotland £7900 Year 1
Wales £7900 Year 1
Channel Islands £7900 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £7900 Year 1
EU £18700 Year 1
International £18700 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees for UK students will cover the cost of your study at the University. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see our Fees and Finance - https://www.hud.ac.uk/postgraduate/fees-and-finance/ Please note that tuition fees for subsequent years of study may rise in line with inflation (RPI-X). If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/fees-and-funding/ Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.
Oil and Gas Engineering at University of Huddersfield - UCAS