Master of Science in Petroleum Geosciences Program By Khalifa University |Top Universities

Khalifa University

Main Campus, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • QS World University Rankings
  • QS Stars
  • Degree MSc
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Fees(USD) 49005-
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Aug
The MSc in Petroleum Geosciences is a research intensive program at an internationally recognized center of excellence in education and research in petroleum geology and geophysics. Upon completion of the MSc in Petroleum Geosciences, graduates will be able to apply knowledge of mathematics, chemistry, physics, geology, and geophysics to formulate solutions to various geoscience problems.

The Department of Earth Sciences’ goals of its MSc program are  to provide graduates with an outstanding education and the research skills required to further their careers and to prepare graduates for further education in PhD programs. Upon completion of the Master of Science in Petroleum Geosciences graduate program, graduates will:

be able to successfully apply advanced and current concepts and methods of the geosciences to formulate and solve complex petroleum geosciences problems;
be able to plan and complete a research project within a reasonable time frame by integrating knowledge and methods from different disciplines of the petroleum geosciences and using appropriately selected research methods;
demonstrate an ability to communicate complex scientific problems in oral and written forms in English appropriate to the petroleum and broad energy industry;
demonstrate self-direction and time management when working independently;
work effectively and professionally in multidisciplinary teams, as a member and a leader
be able to manage and analyze complex ethical issues
raise the overall educational environment of the UAE through publication of scholarly work
Students entering the Master of Science in Petroleum Geosciences are required to take a minimum of 22 credit hours of technical coursework (including 8 credit hours of electives), 1 credit hour of Technical and Scientific Writing, and 12 credit hours of thesis research. The program of study is selected by the student in consultation with his/her advisor(s). In addition, students must complete and successfully defend a Master of Science thesis.

About University

In 2017, UAE President and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, His Highness
Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, issued a decree to merge the Khalifa
University of Science, Technology and Research, the Masdar Institute of Science
and Technology, and The Petroleum Institute under one university called the
Khalifa University of Science and Technology (Khalifa University).

Khalifa University is now a comprehensive research-intensive
university with three colleges, three research institutes, 18 research centers,
and 36 departments covering a broad range of disciplines in science,
engineering, and medicine. The internationally top-ranked university is the one
university in the UAE with the research and academic programs that address the
entire range of strategic, scientific and industrial challenges facing the
UAE’s knowledge economy transformation and our rapidly evolving world.

Khalifa University’s world-class faculty and
state-of-the-art research facilities provide an unparalleled learning
experience to students from the UAE and around the world. The university brings
together the best in science, engineering and medicine in the UAE, to offer
specialized degrees that can take promising high school graduates all the way
to top-rated doctorate degree holders.

It will continue to evolve with the UAE’s rapidly developing
national goals and needs and nurture the innovation ecosystem required for the
country’s targeted knowledge economy transformation.

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