Postgraduate

Master of Engineering in Oil and Gas - Coursework

Gain industry-relevant advanced knowledge for a career in the oil and gas industry.

Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

A Master of Engineering in Oil and Gas unlocks a wide range of career opportunities within the oil and gas industry in Australia and internationally.
A Master of Engineering in Oil and Gas unlocks a wide range of career opportunities within the oil and gas industry in Australia and internationally.
This course could lead to these

Career Opportunities

Further Study

Further study will allow you to gain a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). It will open up opportunities in academia and research to help you pursue your goals in a wide range of careers, depending on your area of research.
Further study will allow you to gain a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). It will open up opportunities in academia and research to help you pursue your goals in a wide range of careers, depending on your area of research.

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course.

Domestic Fees

Postgraduate - fee paying students

Course Credit Points
96
Annual Credit Points
48
Annual Fee - 2017
$29,400.00
Total Course Fee - 2017
$58,800.00
Annual Fee - 2016
$28,481.50
Total Course Fee - 2016
$56,963.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.
International Fees

Postgraduate – onshore students

Course Credit Points
96
Annual Credit Points
48
Annual Fee - 2017
$38,500.00
Total Course Fee - 2017
$77,000.00
Annual Fee - 2016
$37,000.00
Total Course Fee - 2016
$74,000.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a) an engineering degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
and
(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent.

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

You'll acquire a comprehensive skillset to seek employment in the global oil and gas industry. Designed in collaboration with UWA's industry partners to match current energy trends, the course is in sync with the rapidly expanding natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) industries in Western Australia and is unique in its focus on downstream oil and gas processing.

About The Course

You'll develop professional skills in a range of key areas including petroleum engineering, gas economics, investment strategies and liabilities, workflow concepts and current production and processing technologies. A particular focus is placed on natural gas and both its extraction and subsequent conversion to liquefied natural gas (LNG).
Master of Engineering in Oil and Gas - Coursework

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 12 hours per unit including contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 62520
CRICOS code
  • 083861A
Master of Engineering in Oil and Gas - Coursework
Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 12 hours per unit including contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 62520
CRICOS code
  • 083861A
Full time/part time duration
  • 1 to 2 years of full-time study or the equivalent in part-time study depending on previous engineering discipline completed.
Degrees course is available in
  • Master of Engineering in Oil and Gas - Coursework

Course Structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.