Master of Petroleum Geoscience

Perth (Western Australia) is located at the heart of the oil and gas industry in Australasia and is close to the major petroleum-producing regions of SE Asia. Students undertaking this course benefit from UWA's geographic proximity and our collaborative research relationships with this important industry. This course will enable you to develop skills in geological and geophysical data analysis, fieldwork, and integration of datasets related to sedimentary basin analysis and petroleum exploration.

You will have the opportunity to access industry datasets and tools, and use latest digital technology to develop advanced skills in the analysis of geoscientific data. This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to solve real-world problems in the field of petroleum geoscience.

UWA's Master of Petroleum Geoscience is taught by enthusiastic staff who are leading researchers in the field with access to the world-class research facilities of the School of Earth Sciences and its Centre for Energy Geoscience, including industry-grade computer workstations, interpretation software and 3D-imaging facilities, sedimentology and biostratigraphy laboratories, and access to UWA's Centre for Microscopy, Characterisation and Analysis. You will also benefit from Perth's location with guest lectures from industry scientists, fieldtrips, and workshops at the WA State Government Core Library, which all contribute to making this course unique in the southern hemisphere.

UWA is ranked in the top 1% Universities worldwide, and UWA Earth & Marine Sciences is ranked 32nd worldwide and 3rd in Australia (QS Ranking 2018).

Career opportunities: The Master of Petroleum Geoscience is ideal if you wish to pursue a career in the energy resources sector. Completion of a research project in the Masters course is a pathway to higher study and careers in research in academic institutions and state and federal government agencies.

About the course: Up to 2 years full time, commencing Semester 1 (late February) or Semester 2 (late July). Students may apply to undertake a research project within this degree.

Admission requirements: A bachelor's degree with a Geology major or an equivalent qualification as recognized by UWA. You must also demonstrate a minimum level of English Language Competence. See www.study.uwa.edu.au/elc

How to apply: For information about the application process, both domestic and international applicants should refer to the UWA Future Students website at www.study.uwa.edu.au/how-to-apply

International students should also visit www.student.uwa.edu.au/international/esos which gives more information about the study environment, course fees, and refund policy and support services. International master's scholarships are available for high achieving students. See www.scholarships.uwa.edu.au/futurestudents/international-masters

For more information about the course contact the course coordinator Dr Daniel Peyrot: daniel.peyrot@uwa.edu.au or visit http://www.studyat.uwa.edu.au/courses/master-of-petroleum-geoscience

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