University of Aberdeen: Oil and Gas Chemistry MSc
|Institution||University of Aberdeen View institution profile|
|Department||School of Natural and Computing Sciences|
This programme will build on your undergraduate chemistry experience and develop specialist skills applicable to the oil and gas industry. The oil and gas industry is expected to remain an important source of energy provision for the foreseeable future, with oil and gas projected to meet 60% of the world's energy needs in 2030, despite the growing research emphasis on renewable forms of energy generation.
This postgraduate programme focuses on the chemistry applicable to efficiency and environmental responsibility, addressing materials and energetics relevant to production and refining, and environmental impact and remediation.
The University has a historic and central presence within Aberdeen, the Energy Capital of Europe. This programme has been designed in collaboration with industry, which ensures that it is relevant and current. You will also be given the opportunity to build up your own network of industry contacts.
Accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry, it has been highly commended as an exceptional programme which meets the needs of future employers in the Oil/Gas and Energy sector, for the local industry and worldwide.
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|Level||SCQF Level 11|
Our minimum entry requirement for this programme is a Chemistry, Applied Chemistry or Industrial Chemistry degree at 2:2 (lower second class) UK Honours level (or an Honours degree from a non-UK institution which is judged by the University to be of equivalent worth).
Students with a degree in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Chemistry, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Geology or B.Ed in Chemistry may also be considered if they have a 2:1 (upper second class) result or above.
Key subject you must have covered: at least 2 years of university Chemistry.
Assessment is by course work, by written examination or by a combination of these as prescribed for each course. The Extended Research Project will be assessed by dissertation. The degree of MSc shall not be awarded to a candidate who fails to complete the Extended Research Project at an appropriate standard, irrespective of their performance in other courses.
The degree programme is an intensive period of study. Lectures, practical tutorials and group work are key elements to the way you will learn. You will be given the tools and knowledge to succeed but significant opportunity will be given to you to express your own learning styles and ways of working. There are no limits to how successful you can be.
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