Oil & Gas Engineering
There’s a wealth of career opportunities available within the traditional and future oil industry. On our Oil and Gas Engineering programme you’ll learn to maximise hydrocarbon recovery at a minimum cost, whilst reducing the environmental impacts.
You’ll learn to solve future tasks and challenges related to the development and production of oil and gas fields. You’ll be led by our staff who have specialised in the discipline of oil and gas, fire science and energy for many years.
Studying at this level requires a high mental capacity, self-motivation and commitment to achieve this award.
Our teaching methods include lectures, seminars, workshops, laboratory work, project work, case studies and site visits. Personal study also forms an integral part of our course.
Why study with us
- You’ll study in state-of-the-art facilities, including our new £35 million Engineering Innovation Centre.
- We’re located within one of the most intense engineering areas in the UK, so you’ll work on real-world projects with commercial partners.
- There’s an opportunity to undertake a professional placement as part of this course.
What you’ll do
- You’ll learn through different methods including innovative information and communication technologies and practical case studies.
- Our industrial partners contribute to teaching and hold guest lectures and they include the Energy Institute, Shell and BP.
- Potential future workplaces include national and international oil companies, consultancy companies and oil and gas service firms.
This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.
Study in our Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC)
During your studies with us you’ll benefit from our new £35 million EIC building which provides an integrated teaching space in state-of-the-art facilities.Find out more
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Our programme is supported by an Industrial Liaison Group which reviews and provides input into the development of the course, in order to ensure it meets the needs of the oil and gas industry.
Our industrial partners contribute to some teaching through guest lectures, CPD events and research projects. Guest lectures have included representatives from the Energy Institute, Institution of Fire Engineers, Shell, BP, GexCon, Fire and Rescue Services, Tyco, BRE, Horea Lea, Carbon Trust, Government Office for the North West.
There’s a range of employment opportunities within the traditional and future Oil and Gas Engineering industry. You could also progress your study to PhD level.
Fees and Funding
Scholarships and Bursaries
We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.
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This course is based in the School of Engineering located in the Faculty of Science and Technology
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