48 months
5026 USD/year
5026 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Petroleum Chemistry from American University of Nigeria provides the opportunity for students to acquire knowledge and skills as professionals in Petroleum and Petrochemical field, with focus on new innovations, modern concepts in the petroleum and petrochemical industries that will prepare them to work in multi-disciplinary teams.


Petroleum Chemistry from American University of Nigeria adopts a multidisciplinary approach drawing modules from various key areas that include: petroleum and petrochemicals, geochemistry, industrial chemistry, petroleum & chemical engineering, environmental remediation, corrosion chemistry, and green chemistry. In addition, it provides opportunity to obtain a thorough fundamental knowledge of all traditional fields in chemistry – analytical, physical, inorganic and organic chemistry.


  • Many graduates of this program have secured jobs in multinational oil and gas companies, as well as in many chemical and related areas. We have also had former students acquiring graduate degrees (MSc & PhD) from top universities all over the world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Petroleum Science 
  • Petrochemicals 
  • Polymer Chemistry and Technology 
  • Natural Gas 
  • Oil Spill & Gas Flaring: Effects & Control 
  • Electrochemistry & Corrosion Chemistry 
  • Elements of Petroleum Geology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • End of High/Secondary School External Examination Grades; IGCSE, SSCE or the equivalent.
  • Copies of applicant’s High/Secondary School transcripts for the last three years. Transfer applicants need to submit undergraduate transcripts and course description.
  • A Letter of Recommendation/Attestation from the high/secondary school attended
  • A Personal Statement (Essay) about why the applicant chose AUN and what his/her future ambitions are
  • A photocopy of ID card, Valid Passport & appropriate Visa for International students (picture page)
  • Four personal Passport Photographs.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5026 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5026 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    5026 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5026 USD per year during 48 months.
  • 2,220,000 nigerian naira

Living costs for Yola

193814 - 233645 NGN /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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