Master of Engineering in Oil and Gas

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)

Gain industry-relevant advanced knowledge for a career in the oil and gas industry. Natural gas is the primary focus in the course, both its extraction and subsequent conversion to Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). This is supplemented by an extensive consideration of gas economics, designed specifically for engineering practitioners, as well as a detailed hydrocarbon field development exercise with strong industry involvement. The course is in sync with the rapidly expanding natural gas and LNG industries in Western Australia.

Course Fee:

Australian: $58,800
International: $79,600

Entry Requirements:

An engineering degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent.


The course consists of units to a total value of 96 points (maximum value) which include conversion units to a value of 48 points. Students who have completed an Engineering degree accredited at professional level by Engineers Australia of a minimum of four years duration in a cognate area, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty are granted credit for conversion units up to a value of 48 points.

Subjects you can Study:

Engineering in oil and gas

Further information:

The Standard full-time completion is 1-2 years of full-time study or the equivalent in part-time study (depending on the relevance of the engineering discipline that students have previously completed). The Master of Engineering in Oil and Gas is delivered in coursework mode, comprising 16 units. The course has intake periods in February and July.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00126G

Related Careers:

Chemical Engineer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Crawley No info Yes Part time
Crawley No info Yes Full time 1 year
Established in 1911, UWA is recognised internationally as a top 100 research-intensive university. Its main campus is located next to the beautiful Swan River and just a few kilometres from the Perth CBD in Western Australia.

UWA has a broad research and teaching profile across a wide range of disciplines. Our course structure is based on globally successful models and is designed to ensure students gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in an international workplace. We offer a choice of more than 65 majors across five undergraduate degrees in Arts, Commerce, Biomedical Science, Science and Philosophy (Honours), ensuring subjects can be combined in a way to match career goals and personal interests. Students can also pursue a professional qualification at postgraduate level.

Our Perth campus is located on the Swan River, just 10 minutes from the city centre and close to many stunning beaches. The campus offers a range of cafes, bookshops, banks, a vibrant cultural precinct, social clubs and societies, a supportive Student Guild, and on- and off-campus accommodation options.

For international students, Perth's warm, sunny climate and relaxed outdoor lifestyle make it the perfect location to reside while studying. Western Australia is also in the same time zone as many Asian countries, making it easier to keep in touch with family and friends.

We encourage all our domestic students to spend a semester on exchange and broaden their degrees by travelling overseas and studying at one of our 180+ internationally renowned partner institutions.

Whatever your field and degree level, you'll have access to the university's strong industry connections and alumni group. You'll also gain practical first-hand work experience, get invited to a number of networking events, and in many cases receive training to prepare for the world of work.

Provider CRICOS: 00126G

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