MSc in Oil & Gas and Offshore Engineering

Petroleum Engineering

Qualification Requirements

The Program is based on the ECTS credit accumulation mode of study, it requires a Master Thesis, and it offers three specializations. The three specializations are:

  • Oil & Gas Engineering
  • Offshore Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering

Students can be awarded the Master of Science Degree in Oil & Gas and Offshore Engineering upon completion of 90 credits. From these 90 credits, 69 are allocated for mandatory courses and 21 for elective courses. 56 credits are devoted to taught courses, 4 credits to following scientific seminars and 30 credits for the research proposal and the thesis preparation. Specifically, 6 credits for the research proposal and 24 credits for the completion of the thesis. Each specialization requires a different set of mandatory and technical elective courses. The successful graduate is expected to defend his Master thesis, in an oral presentation, before a three member committee that consists of his thesis advisor and two additional faculty members.

Module GroupECTS
Required Courses69
Elective Courses21
Free Elective0
TOTAL90

Required Courses Modules

The student must successfully complete 69 ECTS, from the following list of modules:
No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1MOE500INTRODUCTION TO OIL & GAS AND OFFSHORE ENGINEERING 73
2MOE512DRILLING, RESERVOIR AND WELL ENGINEERING 73
3MOE517RESEARCH PROPOSAL73
4MOE518MSC THESIS230
5MOE519SEMINARS I20
6MOE520SEMINARS II20
7MPE501COMPUTATIONAL GEO-MECHANICS AND APPLICATIONS73
8MPE530PETROLEUM GEOLOGICAL FORMATIONS AND RESERVOIR CHARACTERIZATION73
9MPE551MODELING AND SIMULATION METHODS IN PETROLEUM ENGINEERING73

Elective Courses Modules

The student must successfully complete 21 ECTS, from the following list of modules:
No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1MEM512RENEWABLE ENERGIES73
2MES502INTRODUCTION TO ENERGY ECONOMICS73
3MOE503INSPECTION AND QUALITY CONTROL73
4MOE504PROCESS ENGINEERING73
5MOE506LNG PROCESSING, STORAGE, TRANSPORT, RE-GASIFICATION, DISTRIBUTION AND USAGE73
6MOE507ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION & IMPACT, HEALTH & SAFETY 73
7MOE511POWER GENERATION TECHNOLOGIES73
8MOE513ADVANCED TRANSPORT PROCESSES 73
9MOE515SPECIAL TOPICS73
10MPE531GEOPHYSICS AND SEISMIC INTERPRETATION73