Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following Postgraduate programmes by the Centre of Excellence in Geosciences and Petroleum Engineering:
Integrated Petroleum Exploration and Evaluation Studies (Geology or Geophysics Option)
Integrated Petroleum Engineering and Production Studies
These programmes are aimed at developing skilled professional graduates in key areas of Geosciences and Petroleum Engineering including exploration, appraisal, development, production and value creation required in the Oil and Gas sector.
At the point of graduation, they would have acquired the requisite skills to make them function effectively in the oil and gas industry as young professionals. The training programmes offered at the Centre ensure that the graduates are well equipped with knowledge of up-to-date concepts and skills, current technologies and methods, and have the ability to adapt to new demands in a dynamic and technologically driven world of the oil and gas industry.
In addition, the programmes offer leadership training to make the graduates functional and productive in the multi-dimensional work place environment. Significant emphasis will be placed on multidisciplinary approach necessary for solving subsurface problems in Geosciences and Petroleum Engineering. The programmes will be executed with strong links to industry both in the content and delivery modes.
The programmes are intended for highly motivated graduates wishing to pursue professional careers in Geosciences and Petroleum Engineering, including practising professionals currently employed in the Exploration and Production industry as well as Geosciences Agencies and Consulting firms or organizations.
The programmes will be offered on full-time basis for a full period of 18 calendar months which includes a mandatory six months internship in an Exploration &Production Company or other Geosciences Organizations and Agencies geared towards executing a practical research project.
Applications are invited from interested candidates as well as staff of corporate organizations and relevant agencies.
Chargeable fees for the programmes are competitive and comparable with the quality of learning delivered. Applicants are advised to apply for external sponsorships.
Intended Applicants must possess either of the following:
- First degree from recognized Universities in Geology, Geophysics or Petroleum Engineering, with a minimum CGPA of 4.0.
- First degree in any other relevant fields in Physical Sciences or Engineering with a minimum CGPA of 4.0.
- Experienced Young professionals of Exploration & Production Companies, Geosciences Agencies & Organizations and Consulting Companies with a minimum CGPA of 3.80 and recommendation from their sponsoring companies and agencies.