Petroleum Engineering

Norway is recognized worldwide as a leader in the advances of offshore petroleum. With Stavanger being the oil capital of the North Sea, the Department of Petroleum Engineering at the University of Stavanger has close ties with the local and international industry.   MSc in Petroleum Engineering is uniquely focused on the specific needs of the upstream petroleum industry and explores challenges currently being faced by practicing petroleum engineers. Numerous events, conferences, and company presentations are organised in the city and at the university throughout the year, which allows the students to build a network within the industry. It provides an excellent basis for PhD studies for those who wish to pursue a career in education or research.   The programme offers three specialisations: Drilling and Well Engineering Reservoir Engineering Production and Process Engineering
Application deadline

Non-EU applicants: January 10

EU applicants: March 1
Applicants with a Bachelor's degree from Nordic countries: April 15


Formal prerequisites

A Bachelor's degree in Petroleum Engineering or Geosciences with at least 20 ECTS credits in petroleum engineering courses.

Applicants with a Bachelor's degree in other engineering disciplines may also be considered if they document at least 30 ECTS credits in petroleum engineering courses.

All applicants must have at least 30 ECTS credits in mathematics/statistics/calculus.

Proficiency in English on an advanced level is required and must be documented. For more information, please visit the programme's website.

Tuition No tuition fee
Degree level Master, 2 years
City Stavanger
Credits 120.0