MEng Petroleum and Gas Engineering

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If you want to turbo-charge your engineering career in the gas and petroleum industry – and get a postgraduate qualification while developing your current skills and experience too – our MEng Petroleum and Gas Engineering degree course is the perfect choice.

Start Date

September or January entry


1.5 years

Entry requirements

Bachelor’s degree in a related subject or a PGD in related subject

Fee Per Session



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You'll unpack key industry themes and learn to evaluate technologies for safe production and for enhancing the recovery of hydrocarbon oil and gas too.

And because you'll be taught by industry professionals and expert academic staff, you'll develop a relevant skillset that's specifically designed to meet the demand for petroleum and gas specialists in the industry.


You will study the following modules:

The minimum required coursework for the award of the Master of Science degree is 30 semester credit hours summarized in Table below.

First Semester

  • Mathematical Techniques in Petroleum Engineering
  • Research Methodology
  • Advance Production Engineering
  • Advanced Reservoir Engineering
  • Advance Drilling Engineering
  • Advance Gas Engineering

Second Semester

  • Numerical Reservoir Simulation
  • Advanced Petroleum Economics
  • Graduate Seminar in Petroleum Engineering
  • Advance Formation Evaluation

Electives Studies Courses

  • Artificial Lift Methods
  • Coal Conversion Process
  • Alternative Hydrocarbon Sources ( Oil Shale, Coal, Tar Sands)
  • Improved Recovery Methods
  • Rock Mechanics
  • Micro and Macro Economics
  • LNG Processing
  • Multiphase Flow
  • Offshore Drilling Technology
  • Well Test Analysis

Third Semester


The student will learn and apply knowledge of the chemical structure and reactivity of industrial catalytic compounds, with particular emphasis placed upon combining reaction kinetics, process conceptualisation and heat and mass transfer.

Dr. Abdullahi SB Gimba


Additional Information

Entry Requirements

  1. University Matriculation of 5 credit passes including English & Mathematics at O-Level;
  2. Appropriate University degree of Bachelor with at least a Second class lower.
  3. Higher National Diploma (HND) and/or professional qualifications

How will I be taught?

Modules will be taught using the typical teaching methods, through lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops, ICT laboratory and simulations. Throughout the course, you could find yourself working on current industry-based problems, providing you with the opportunity to gain additional skills and experience.

Career support

Career opportunities include:

  • Oil and gas exploration
  • Reservoir modelling
  • Engineering and management
  • Drilling and production
  • Product marketing
  • Management and finance

Further Study


Fees and Finance

In 2020/21 the full-time tuition fee postgraduate students on this course will be N1,500,000 Per Session.


Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance please see link Fees and Finance

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