Graduate Certificate in Petroleum Geology and Geophysics

The University of Adelaide

The Australian School of Petroleum is Australia's distinguished centre of excellence for petroleum geoscience and engineering research, education and training. It is one of only a handful of institutions worldwide offering high quality postgraduate education in the field of petroleum geoscience. The school has strong links with industry in relation to both research and teaching. The Graduate Certificate in Petroleum Geology and Geophysics is a coursework option for graduates wishing to develop knowledge and skills for careers as geoscientists.

Course Fee:

Australian: $17,250
International: $21,000

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Geology or Geophysics or equivalent


12 units

Subjects you can Study:

Fundamentals of petroleum geoscience I and II; Petroleum resource evaluation; Petroleum systems and basin evaluation

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00123M

Related Careers:

Geologist, Geophysicist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace No info No Full time 0.5 year
North Terrace No info No Part time 1 year

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CRICOS No. 00123M

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