University of Aberdeen: Oil and Gas Chemistry
|Institution||University of Aberdeen View institution profile|
|Department||School of Natural and Computing Sciences|
A unique programme, tailored for training the next generation of professional chemists, with a unique focus on the oil and gas industry. 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.
|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.
The University of Aberdeen
The University of Aberdeen is the 5th oldest university in the UK. Founded by visionary Bishop Elphinstone in 1495 and influenced by European University models, the beautiful campus attracts international academics, and an equally diverse international student population from over 130 countries.
It is ‘Open to all and dedicated to the pursuit of truth in the service of others.’
Aberdeen offers around 300 taught Masters, research and PhD programmes across: business, law ...
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