Imperial College London

Course Introduction

The course covers a range of earth science and related subjects and their application to the full spectrum of hydrocarbon exploration and production.

Course Modules

Modules include: applied sedimentology; basin analysis; characterisation of fractured reservoirs; development geology and reservoir modelling; formation evaluation and petrophysics; geostatistics; modelling of petroleum systems; petroleum economics; petroleum engineering; petroleum structural geology; seismic techniques and advanced seismic interpretation. Fieldwork: Dorset, UK: characterisation of outcrop analogues for subsurface reservoirs; integrated analysis of petroleum systems.

Course Additional Entry

2.1 Honours degree in an earth science'based subject. Graduates with other closely related earth/ environmental science degrees will be considered. Professionals with different qualifications but relevant industrial experience are also encouraged to apply. All applicants whose 1st language is not English require: GCSE, IGCSE, GCE O'level or equivalent at grade C; or Cambridge certificate of proficiency in English (CPE) at grade C; or IELTS score of 7.0 with a score of 6.5 or better in the written and speaking section; or TOEFL paper minimum score of 610 (test of written English (TWE) of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL computer minimum score of 250 (TWE of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL internet minimum score of 100 overall, including a minimum of 24 in the written section and a minimum of 22 in the speaking section.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £31,500  Whole course. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £15,000  Whole course. First year home fees