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Petroleum Geoscience
Master of Petroleum Geoscience
Master of Petroleum Geoscience

Master of Petroleum Geoscience

  • ID:UWA610149
  • Level:Master's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$78,600.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$30,540.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$78,600.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$30,540.00
Estimated Total/program:
$109,140.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have:

  • (a) a Bachelor of Science in Geology; or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
  • (b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent.

English requirements

  • Qualification through WACE, TEE or equivalent
    • Pass in English, English Literature, or English as a Second Language
  • GCE O-level (GCSE and IGCSE)
    • Minimum grade C / C6 in English, English Language, English (First Language) or English Literature.
    • Minimum grade A in IGCSE English as a Second Language, with grade 1(One) in Oral/Aural Communication.
    • Must be endorsed by CIE, OCR, Edexcel, AQA or other UK authority (independent and school-assessed O-levels are not sufficient).
  • TOEFL (paper-based)
    • 570 with a Test of Written English (TWE) of no less than 4.5
    • Scholarship applicants require 580, with 45 in the Test of Spoken English (TSE) and 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE)
  • IBT TOEFL (Internet-based test score)
    • 82 with 22 for writing, 20 for speaking, 20 for listening, and 18 for reading
  • IELTS (Academic)
    • 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0)
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
    • C pass
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
    • B grade
  • CELT Bridging Course
    • Overall score of 70% with a minimum of 65% for each section
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic)
    • Overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the Reading and Writing sections, 59 in the Speaking section and 54 in the Listening section.
    • The Law School requires an overall score of 70 with a minimum score of 70 in each section.

Other requirements

Higher English scores are required for admission to higher degrees in some faculties at UWA:

  • Law: overall IELTS of 7.5, with a minimum score of 7.5 for reading and writing and a minimum of 7.0 for speaking and listening.
  • Education: overall IELTS score of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.
  • Dentistry: overall IELTS score of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.
  • Business: overall IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.

Course Information

The Master of Petroleum Geoscience is a 2-year coursework or coursework and dissertation degree course. This course aims to develop graduates with advanced skills in geological and geophysical data analysis and integration of datasets related to sedimentary basin analysis and petroleum geoscience. Perth is located at the heart of the oil and gas industry in Australasia and is close to the major petroleum-producing regions of South East Asia. You'll benefit from UWA’s geographic proximity and our collaborative research relationships with this important industry.

This course will enable you to develop skills in geological and geophysical data analysis and integration of datasets related to sedimentary basin analysis and petroleum geoscience. Emphasis is placed on the development of practical skills underpinned by conceptual knowledge, and the application of both to solving problems related to basin history and petroleum exploration through coursework and research project components of the course.

You'll have the opportunity to access industry datasets and tools and use latest digital technology to develop advanced skills in the analysis of geoscientific data, as well as guest lectures by industry professionals. This course focuses on the knowledge and skills to solve real-world problems in the field of petroleum geoscience.

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