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Oil and Gas Engineering degrees in the UK

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Oil and Gas Safety Engineering BEng (Hons), MEng (Hons)

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) United Kingdom

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Looking for graduate level options? See Masters degrees in Oil and Gas Engineering in the UK

Study a Oil and Gas Engineering degree in the UK in 2024

Oil and gas engineering is a discipline that aims to understand the science of oil and gas drilling and production, as well as the legal considerations that come along with it. As an oil and gas engineer, you will be responsible for ensuring that the complex industrial processes are able to run safely and efficiently, as well as considering the environmental and sustainability ramifications of oil and gas engineering.

During an Oil and Gas Engineering degree, you will cover a range of topics, from the basics of engineering, to some of the more specific areas of the discipline. Some examples of modules you could study are:

  • Drilling Engineering
  • Petroleum Processing and Gas Technologies
  • Sustainability and Decommissioning
  • Hydrogen and Geothermal Systems
  • Subsea Systems

Study in the UK

The UK is a popular destination for international students who want to study abroad. With a wide range of universities offering a variety of courses, there are so many opportunities that students might not be able to find elsewhere. Each university will pride itself on offering high quality education from leading teaching professionals. A qualification gained in the UK will be well regarded across the globe, making an education in the UK a great investment in your future. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in the UK, around 17 of which are consistently appearing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.

See our detailed guide to studying in the UK for international students.

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