The University of Derby - Applied Petroleum Geoscience

The University of Derby
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Progress your career in the Oil and Gas industry with an MSc at the University of Derby
The University of Derby offers a course specifically aimed at people with careers in the Oil, Gas and Petroleum industries - Applied Petroleum Geoscience MSc.

This course is accredited by The Geological Society, ‌the recognised professional body for geoscience programmes. This assures you that our teaching is of the highest quality, and has been approved by an independent body of academics and industrialists. An accredited degree will reduce the amount of experience required for applications for Chartered Geologist and Chartered Scientiststatus.

You will have a high degree of industry involvement during the course, meaning you will get the benefit of the latest thinking and techniques in the areas of petroleum geology, petroleum techniques and geological and commercial risk. We also include professional communication training throughout to develop your report writing and presentation skills to industry standard.

Whilst on the course you will receive advice from careers guidance experts on CV preparation and interview techniques. You will take part in a mock interview which will help you to apply for jobs and further your career in the petroleum industry.

Our external tutors are active members of the oil industry, giving a real insight and providing strong links to help you in your career. They can help you to recognise your strengths and prepare yourself for the right sector of the industry.

We have a range of academic scholarships to enable you to advance your career prospects in this industry.

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We have invested over 89 million pounds in the past five years in order to provide our students with the most up to date and current facilities. Continued investment is something we stronglybelieve in, to ensure we maintain these standards for our students.

Did you know?
  • We have an award winning International Student Centre, voted number one in the UK by international students for student support
  • according to the International Student Barometer 2012 we are the best University for accommodation and student faith and provision with the UK’s largest university based Multi-Faith Centre in the UK
  • Derby is a bustling city around 30 minutes from Nottingham, an hour from Birmingham and less than two hours from London. Derby is a city that's going places; with a £2 billion plan for redevelopment currently underway
For more information about studying Applied Petroleum Geoscience MSc, contact one of our international student advisors:

Call: 00 44 (0)1332 591698
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