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University of Salford: Petroleum and Gas Engineering

Institution University of Salford
Department School of Science, Engineering and Environment
Telephone 0161 295 4545
Study type Taught


The oil and gas industry continues to power everyday life - and meet the growing appetite for energy. Develop the skills to engineer and manage these precious resources with our MSc Petroleum and Gas Engineering postgraduate degree.

Delivered by an expert academic team, this highly-focused course will enable you to explore the lifecycle of oil and gas engineering from both practical and theoretical viewpoints. With a strong career focus, the course content blends technical engineering knowledge with transferable skill development in areas such as problem-solving and project management.

Available with full-time and part-time study pathways, the course is recommended for engineering graduates seeking to open up career prospects in the oil or natural gas industry. It is also beneficial for experienced professionals who want to formalise their knowledge and skills with a postgraduate qualification.

  • Develop a solid understanding of engineering processes involved in gas and oil supply as you explore exploration, drilling, production and delivery

  • Gain commercially-focused skills as you examine management systems, financial appraisal, legal framework and trading pattern economics

  • Complete computer simulation exercises and build competences in advanced measurement techniques and experimental investigations


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