B.Eng. On Campus Blended

Petroleum Engineering (Honours)

48 months
49600 AUD/year
6880 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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By taking this Petroleum Engineering (Honours) degree from University of New South Wales you will learn how to apply practical science to the challenges and problems yassociated with oil and gas exploration, drilling and production.  


Become an expert at solving problems and designing technologies that work kilometres underground. Petroleum engineers apply knowledge of chemistry, physics, geology and economics to the discovery, development and production of energy and material resources below the earth's surface. They're also involved in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. 

By taking this Petroleum Engineering (Honours) degree from University of New South Wales you will study petroleum geology and geophysics, reservoir characterisation, drilling and completion, and oil and gas production. You'll also engage with the socio-political context of the industry. To get you work ready, you'll apply these skills through 60 days of approved industry training.

Career opportunities 

  • Oil and gas industry
  • Oil service companies
  • Reservoir development
  • Computer-generated modelling
  • Environmental organisations
  • Banking and Finance

Programme Structure

Majors include:

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Bioinformatics Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Product Engineering
  • Computer Engineering 
  • Civil Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term.


192 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 056835E 

  • You may be asked to provide evidence of your English proficiency to study at UNSW depending on your educational background and citizenship. English language skills are vitally important for coping with lectures, tutorials, assignments and examinations and this is why UNSW requires a minimum English language competency for enrolment.
  • If English is not your first language, you will need to provide proof of your English proficiency before you will be given an offer to study at UNSW.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    49600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 49600 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    6880 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6880 AUD per year during 48 months.


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