BEng Petroleum & Gas Engineering

The course takes students through the fundamentals of petroleum engineering and its industrial application.

September entry

Start date

5 years


₦ 2,700,000

Fees per session

Study Modules

Management is not just a course you learn in class but something that we practice daily

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Entry requirements for this course are normally:

  • DIRECT ENTRY: Available
  • JAMB Subject Combinations:English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
  • O’Level Subject Combinations: In addition to acceptable passes in UTME, the minimum academic requirement is credit level passes in at least five subjects at O’Level in nationally recognised examination including English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and other acceptable science subject in not more than two sittings. Credit passes in Further Mathematics and Technical Drawing are an added advantage.

Students will be taught through lectures, seminars and tutorials. They will be required to prepare and make presentations, take-home tests and assignments. There will also be written and oral feedbacks from the Professors.

A Graduate of this Department can take up roles where he/she:

  • Determines the most efficient way to drill for and extract oil and natural gas at a particular well or field
  • Oversees drilling operations and resolves operating problems
  • Determines how to stimulate an underperforming well
  • Develops new drilling tools and techniques to find new ways to extract residual oil from older wells
  • Uses simulation software to evaluate and forecast a reservoir’s potential as well as give information that enhances management’s decision-making process.

Specific jobs titles related to this degree include Reservoir Engineer, Drilling Engineer, Production Engineer, Geoscientist, Geophysicist, and Petro physicist. P Petroleum & Gas Engineers can be found working in numerous areas of industry. The areas defined as the petroleum and gas industry by the Industry Strategy and Working Group are Refining, Petrochemicals, Energy & Power, and Oil & Gas.

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