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Curtin University

Master of Petroleum Engineering

Course CRICOS Code: 307808B (Petroleum Eng Major)


The Faculty of Engineering and Science offers a Masters conversion course in Petroleum Engineering that can be completed in 18 months. This comprehensive course will provide you with a multidisciplinary education in petroleum engineering. You will cover a wide variety of subjects core to the petroleum engineering field, including applied geology and geophysics, drilling and reservoir engineering, hydrocarbon phase behaviour, formation evaluation and petroleum economics and project management. Curtin University prides itself on the links and strong working relationships forged with such companies as Shell, PETRONAS, Schlumberger, JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration, Technip, and others. As a result, our students have the privilege of working closely with local industry. In our teaching, we strive to produce the best engineers and our close contact with industry ensures a future full of potential.

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

Applicants must have an honour’s level Bachelor degree in a relevant engineering discipline from a recognized institution. Candidates who work in the upstream oil and gas industry (with considerable exposure to core technical areas such as drilling, production engineering and/ or reservoir engineering may be considered with degrees in other relevant science disciplines.


February each year


18 months of full-time study