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Petroleum Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #268 (QS) Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
The PEP is designed to give students a robust education in the fundamentals of petroleum engineering science as well as the specific training to apply this knowledge in the oil and gas industries. 
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Overview

The BSc in Petroleum Engineering program has a modern and well-balanced curriculum that emphasizes not only petroleum engineering fundamentals but also the business processes applied to reach optimal engineering solutions for field development and operations. This program is uniquely defined by well-equipped, state-of-the-art modern laboratory and computer facilities and access to local operating companies. The content of our courses, projects, and assignments are selected to help prepare graduates to launch their oil industry careers as willing and eager contributors. Students are well equipped with skills and knowledge of basic engineering and science, fundamental understandings of reservoir, well, and production and surface facilities.

The BSc in Petroleum Engineering aims to produce graduates who will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the highest levels of technical, ethical and behavioral competencies.
  • Develop and establish themselves as engineers and supervisors.
  • Become competent engineers to serve the country’s objectives.
  • Undertake graduate studies and become involved in research and development.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    138 Total Credit Hours alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic Communication
  • Calculus
  • General Chemistry I
  • Engineering Design
  • Introduction to Computing
  • Reservoir Rock Properties
  • Thermodynamics

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English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Hold a UAE Secondary School Certificate (SSC) in Advanced Stream – Ministry of Education or Physics Stream – Abu Dhabi Education Council with a minimum overall achievement of 80%, and a minimum score of 80% in Mathematics or equivalent
  • American System -  Complete 12 years; Minimum GPA 3.0 (or equivalent) on scale of 4; Mathematics in 3 of last 3 years, Physics in 2 of last 3 years, and Chemistry in 1 of last 3 years; Minimum score of 80 in Mathematics; At least 1 science (Chemistry or Physics) in last year
  • British System - Total of 8 courses 5 - O level including Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry , 3 - AS/A levels including Mathematics, and (Physics or Chemistry); Minimum grade of C in all courses

Tuition Fee

  • International

    808 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 808 EUR per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    808 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 808 EUR per credit and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  •  AED 3,333 per credit hour 

Living costs for Abu Dhabi

  • 5000 - 8600 AED/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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