Petroleum Engineering - PTRLGS7343

Stream Summary

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Petroleum Engineering

Contact: School

Program: 7343 - Petroleum Engineering


Graduate Certificate in Petroleum Engineering (Specialisation)

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Stream Outline

This stream in Petroleum Engineering is designed to cater for engineering and science graduates and industry personnel who are interested in expanding their knowledge base and improving their technical understanding. It covers both the fundamentals and applications of drilling engineering, reservoir engineering, petroleum technology, business principles and business management.

This stream is for students who wish to undertake courses face-to-face on campus.

Stream Structure

Students must complete 36UOC of courses to be eligible for the degree, and must complete the following:

Foundational Disciplinary courses (12UOC)
  • Student will enrol in 2 x 6 UOC Foundational Disciplinary courses offered by the School of Petroleum Engineering as recommended by the program authority, based on work experience and professional background.
Disciplinary Knowledge courses (18UOC - 24UOC)
Plus 12UOC - 18UOC from the following:
Advanced Disciplinary Knowledge courses (up to 6 UOC)
The Graduate Certificate can be an entry point for obtaining foundational qualifications in Petroleum Engineering, and for articulating to the Graduate Diploma (and subsequently the Masters degree) subject to having a credit average and no fails. Upon completion of this degree, candidates can articulate to the Petroleum Engineering stream of the Graduate Diploma in Engineering - students articulating are required to complete four additional courses (24UOC) to complete that program.

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