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 37th worldwide and 5th in Australia (QS Ranking 2019).

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.

Information about the course: https://www.uwa.edu.au/study/courses/master-of-petroleum-geoscience

This site provides information about the application process for domestic and international applicants and details about the course content.

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. For details follow the course links from the course website above.

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