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- Petroleum Engineering Specialisation (GDip ProEng)
A full-time study load usually consists of 200 credits (approximately eight units) per year, with 100 credits (approximately four units) in each semester.
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Petroleum engineers figure out the best way to extract oil and gas from deposits below the Earth’s surface. They work closely with other professionals to understand the geological and geophysical characteristics of particular reservoirs, before designing, testing and implementing the most effective and profitable extraction method for that site.
This specialisation in Petroleum Engineering will provide students, from other discipline areas, content knowledge in areas specific to Petroleum Engineering. Graduates will qualify for entry to the Master of Professional Engineering (Petroleum Engineering) or Master of Professional Engineering (Subsea Engineering).
At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.
You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.
If this applies to you, you can apply for credit for recognised learning (CRL), which means your previous study is recognised and matched against a similar unit in your intended Curtin course.
A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.
CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.
Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:
Tel: 1300 222 888
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- Curtin course code: SPPC-PEENG
- Last updated on: November 27, 2021