University of London International Programs

Royal Holloway

MSc Petroleum Geoscience


London, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MSc Petroleum Geoscience, Postgraduate Diploma in Petroleum Geoscience

Format: Online

Program Description:

This MSc in Petroleum Geoscience provides graduates with training in the practical and technical skills required to address a range of exploration and production challenges, from predicting the likely distribution of hydrocarbons in a frontier sedimentary basin to quantifying the complex structural, stratigraphic and sedimentological architecture of individual reservoirs. This is an online version of a well-established Royal Holloway MSc course that has an international reputation for excellence in the petroleum industry. Primarily suited to hydrocarbon industry professionals who wish to further develop knowledge and skills while continuing full or part-time time work. Comprehensive learning materials are delivered via a dedicated web portal: video clips, animations, audiovisual presentations, fully illustrated manuals, self-assessment quizzes, exercises and computer-based practicals including examples of subsurface data such as seismic and well-log data. A field trip and intensive study seminars held in the UK as part of the final module on the course.


Accredited by the University of London.

International Student Requirements:

This course is online but there is a field trip and intensive study seminars held in the UK which form part of the final module on the course.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 0 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 0 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 12065 GBP

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