MSc Petroleum Exploration Geoscience / Overview
Year of entry: 2021
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- Degree awarded
- Master of Science
- 12 months [Full-time]
- Entry requirements
An upper second class degree or equivalent in Geology, Geophysics, Petroleum Engineering or related discipline.
When assessing your academic record we take into account the grades you have achieved, your academic references and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification.
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- Build your knowledge using global datasets to investigate geological systems.
- Develop understanding through fieldwork and subsurface studies.
- Learn using industry-standard facilities and software.
- Develop a range of transferable skills to meet future career demands during during the Energy Transition as we reduce carbon emissions, in areas such as carbon sequestration.
The University holds postgraduate taught open days regularly, where you have the opportunity to find out more about our courses, the support we offer, and to see our facilities. Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our upcoming open days .
Watch talks from our most recent postgraduate taught open day on demand , including the Earth and Environmental Sciences subject session for MSc Petroleum Exploration Geoscience .
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2021, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): £14,500
International, including EU, students (per annum): £28,000
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration, field trip costs (transport, hotels and insurance and computational costs) during your studies.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
We offer a number of postgraduate taught scholarships and awards to outstanding UK and international students each year.
If you are a current student or recent graduate of The University of Manchester and plan to start a master's course in the Faculty of Science and Engineering, you may be eligible for our Manchester Alumni Scholarship Schemes .
The University of Manchester is committed to widening participation in master's study, and allocates £300,000 in funding each year. Our Manchester Masters Bursaries are aimed at widening access to master's courses by removing barriers to postgraduate education for students from underrepresented groups.
Each year a number of industry scholarships covering tuition fees and a contribution towards living costs are available through our partners at BP and Shell to UK fee paying students. These awards also offer the potential for an internship with the awarding organisation to undertake a final research project.
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