About this course
The offering of a Master in Drilling Engineering programme is expected to fast track the development of local drilling engineers to meet the high demand and to heed the nation’s call as part of the Economic Transformation Programme.
The curriculum has been designed with inputs given by members of oil and gas industry such as PETRONAS, Malaysian Oil and Gas Services Council, Schlumberger, Halliburton, Weatherford, Baker Hughes and many others Drilling contractors and universities in the world. The programme comprises 14 courses with 10 core engineering courses and 3 management related courses and 1 course on research methodology.
The MSc in Drilling Engineering programme will expose students to a wide range of real work challenges and will enrich students’ learning experiences through case studies. Apart from lectures, the MSc in Drilling Engineering programme offers a variety of learning approaches such as industry subject matter experts, visit to rig setup, industry projects, internship placement, seminar, case studies and research based projects – all of which are targeted to authenticate the classroom learning experiences.
- Talented undergraduates from Petroleum Engineering, Chemical, Mechanical, and Electrical Engineering Disciplines, Technical Managers in Drilling, Lecturers in Petroleum Engineering. Applicants with other qualifications can be considered, if they have the necessary research and working experience and could show capabilities to pursue postgraduate studies.