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Petroleum Engineering degrees in Australia

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Looking for graduate level options? See Masters degrees in Petroleum Engineering in Australia

Study a Petroleum Engineering degree in Australia in 2024

Petroleum engineering is a discipline that covers the understanding, exploration and uses of oil and gas. Petroleum engineers are responsible for allowing the modern world to run, providing energy and materials for the wide variety of industries across the globe. As the world develops, a petroleum engineer will also need to adapt their knowledge to facilitate the safe, sustainable and efficient development of oil and gas assets.

Modules you study could include engineering materials, chemical engineering, reaction engineering, engineering management, and sustainable engineering. Your degree will be delivered in a mixture of modes. These could include lectures and seminars, as well as group projects and laboratory sessions. Depending on your course, you may also be presented with the opportunity to take part in a work placement.

Study in Australia

Famous for surfing, sunshine and beaches, Australia has so much to offer to international students. The country's rich culture and history makes it a incredibly diverse country, and one that is welcoming and warm towards the international community. Australia has long been seen as a global leader in higher education, and places emphasis on delivering world-class education to both domestic and international students. The Group of Eight Universities is a prestigious group of universities that focus on providing internationally renowned faculty and research facilities across Australian higher education.

See our detailed guide to studying in Australia for international students.

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