B.Sc. On Campus

Petroleum Geosciences and Remote Sensing

University of Sharjah

48 months
11715 EUR/year
11715 EUR/year
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Upon successful completion of the B.Sc. in Petroleum Geosciences and Remote Sensing program from the University of Sharjah the student will have the ability to identify, formulate, and solve petroleum, geosciences and remote sensing problems.


Graduates from the Petroleum Geosciences and Remote Sensing program at University of Sharjah will find employment opportunities covering a wide spectrum mainly in petroleum sectors. 

Geoscientists are in high demand in many oil and gas industries, mineral and water exploration, geo-imaging and remote sensing, natural risks management, environmental monitoring, forensic geosciences and archaeological excavation and preservation , as well as research positions in industry and government laboratories. 

Career Opportunities

The main potential employers and probable outlets for Geoscientists in the UAE are:
  • National and international oil and gas companies such as ADNOC, ADMA and ADCO, ENOC, Dubai Oil and gas, ExxonMobil, Shell, BP, Total and Schlumberger.
  • Governmental agencies with activities related to soil, water, energy, and environment; such as Ministry of Environment and Water, Ministry of Energy, Abu Dhabi and other Environmental Agency as well as Municipalities in all the Emirates.
  • Academic and educational institutions.
  • Civil Engineering Bureaus, construction companies and cement and rock quarries industry at both large and small scale entrepreneurs.
  • Police authority in forensic laboratories.
  • Archaeological and Heritage Museums.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physical Geology 
  • Sedimentary Rocks and Sedimentology
  • Stratigraphy and Structural Geology 
  • General Geophysics 
  • Regional Geology 
  • Geology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


123 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Copy of student passport (valid).
  • Copy of UAE National Family Registry for local students.
  • Copy of residence visa for non-local students (valid).
  • Certified copy of Secondary School Certificate or its equivalent.
  • Four recent passport-size colored photographs.
  • Health Fitness Certificate. The test must be done in University Hospital or university's clinic or any governmental authority in the UAE. Click here to download the form (Please write the student's name and University ID number and attach a picture on the form).
  • Copy of Good Conduct Certificate (valid).
  • Copy of Birth Certificate.
  • Copy of UAE National Identity Card (valid).
  • AED 360 cash application fees (Non-refundable).
  • An English Language Proficiency Certificate  (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE or EmSAT).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11715 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11715 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • National

    11715 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11715 EUR per year during 48 months.

50,000 AED

Living costs for Sharjah

3400 - 5200 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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