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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Hydrocarbons form part of the energy mix critical for sustaining modern society. This course aims to equip students with knowledge of the tools and techniques used to explore for hydrocarbons and extract them in an efficient manner. A component of teaching focusses on mitigation of the effects of hydrocarbon use through Carbon Capture and Storage in subsurface systems. The course is taught full time, over one year, by leading researchers from the University of Manchester. We also have close links with industry, including most major oil companies, who provide additional input into our courses including delivery of some content alongside careers presentations
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).
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