The programme has been developed in close collaboration with the oil industry, and qualifies for a broad range of positions within the oil industry, both at operators and in the service sectors.
A graduate of this programme will be able to solve geoscience problems by integrating different types of surface and subsurface data used in the oil industry and to integrate such information with petroleum engineers. In addition, they will be able to formulate strategies and will have the key fundamental knowledge to develop, manage and implement technology in the oil industry.
General deadline, applies to everyone.)
Dates reflect the university's timezone.
Tuition fee for the international students.)
European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.)
Tuition fee for the domestic students.)
The University of Stavanger is a state university and does not charge tuition fees. However, all students are required to pay a registration fee of NOK 750 per semester.
These are the courses offered for 2015/2016. It is subject to change.
For detailed information about the courses please visit our webpage.
A Bachelor's degree in Petroleum Geosciences Engineering is required. Applicants with a Bachelor's degree in another discipline may be taken into consideration if they document at least 40 ECTS credits in geosciences, geology or geophysics.
All applicants have to document on their transcript of records at least 30 ECTS credits in mathematics/statistics/calculus of probability.
English Language Requirements
Proficiency in English is required from all students in Norway. Students who are not native speakers of English have to document their knowledge of English.
No work experience is required.
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The University of Stavanger (UiS) has approximately 10 700 students and 1 400 academic, administration, and service staff. It offers a wide range of study and research programmes. The UiS consists of the Faculty of Arts and Education, the Faculty of Social Sciences, the Faculty of Science and Technology, and the Museum of Archaeology.