MSc Drilling and Well Engineering

The course is aimed at practising drilling engineers. It focuses on the concept of effective well construction, and aims to develop high levels of professional skill in the key areas of well design, drilling and operations management.

Typical students include those working in oil and gas companies, energy companies, national oil companies, engineering firms and project service companies. Graduates of MSc Drilling and Well Engineering are now employed in every oil producing area of the world and work for many of the oil majors and drilling contractors.

The course focuses on the concept of effective well construction, and aims to develop high levels of professional skill in the key areas of well design, drilling and operations management.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have an Honours degree in Engineering at level 2.1 or above. Applicants with engineering degree at 2:2 level with relevant years of industry experience may be considered. Those with other qualifications but with considerable years of relevant work experience may be considered.

English Language Requirements

All students for whom English is not their first language must provide evidence of their English language skills by gaining Academic IELTS with 6.5 overall and a minimum of 5.5 in each element, Pearson PTE with 61 overall and a minimum of 51 in each element or TOEFL iBT with 88 Overall, 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening, 20 in Speaking and 17 in Writing.

Note: The minimum entry requirements as stated above are only a guide, and do not guarantee entry.

All applicants whose first language is not from a recognised English speaking country will be asked to provide evidence of their English language skills as part of their offer to study at RGU.
English qualifications we accept

IELTS Academic
TOEFL iBT
Pearson PTE Academic
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)
Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)
Integrated Skills in English (ISE) Trinity College London

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