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Graduate Certificate in Petroleum Geology and Geophysics

Degree Type Graduate Certificate

Duration 6 months full-time or part-time equiv.

SATAC Code 3GC037

CRICOS 016441K

The Australian School of Petroleum is Australia's distinguished centre of excellence for petroleum geoscience and engineering research, education and training. It is one of only a handful of institutions worldwide offering high quality postgraduate education in the field of petroleum geoscience. The school has strong links with industry in relation to both research and teaching.

The Graduate Certificate in Petroleum Geology and Geophysics is a coursework option for graduates wishing to develop knowledge and skills for careers as geoscientists.

  • Entry Requirements

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    Domestic applicants

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    SATAC Code 3GC037
    Mid-year entry? No
    Enquiries Ask Adelaide
    Selection Criteria
    Graduate entry only.
    A completed Bachelors degree in Geology or Geophysics or equivalent.
    How to Apply
    SATAC Code: 3GC037

    International applicants

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    CRICOS 016441K
    Intake February
    Selection Criteria
    English Language Requirements
    Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject
    English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide
    IELTS Overall 6 Reading 5.5 Listening 5.5 Speaking 6 Writing 6
    TOEFL Overall 60 Reading 8 Listening 8 Speaking 18 Writing 21
    Pearsons Overall 50 Reading 42 Listening 42 Speaking 50 Writing 50
    Cambridge Overall 169 Reading 162 Listening 162 Speaking 169 Writing 169
    Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
    Academic Entry Requirements
    Tertiary Qualifications A completed Bachelors degree in Geology or Geophysics or equivalent.
    How to Apply
  • Fees and Scholarships

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    Tuition fees
    Australian Full-fee place: $16,500 for 6 months

    International applicants

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    Tuition fee International student place: $19,000 for 6 months

    Scholarships

    These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.

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  • Careers

    Career Readiness

    Careers may be pursued within multinational and local exploration and production companies, service providers, consulting companies, government departments and universities.

    The University of Adelaide Careers Service prepares, inspires and empowers students to achieve successful career transitions and connect with industry.

    Graduate Attributes

    The objective of this program is to produce graduates with specific attributes as outlined in University of Adelaide Graduate Attributes.
    1. Deep discipline knowledge
    2. Critical thinking and problem solving
    3. Teamwork and communication skills
    4. Career and leadership readiness
    5. Intercultural and ethical competency
    6. Self-awareness and emotional intelligence

    Potential careers

    Petroleum Engineer, Petroleum Exploration, Geochemist, Geologists, Geophysicists, Geophysics, Geotechnical Engineer, Natural Resource Manager, Researcher, Scientist, Mineral Exploration, Oil and Gas Analyst, Teacher

  • Global Learning

    A Global Learning Experience is an integral component to your academic journey at The University of Adelaide. The university is committed to offering its students the opportunity to study overseas through a range of degrees offered via the Global Learning Office, including student exchange, study tours, short study degrees, internships and placements. There are many exciting opportunities in Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa, and Oceania ranging from a few weeks to a full academic year.

    To find Global Learning opportunities available in your study area click Global Experiences.

  • Degree Structure

    This is a 12-unit program. The following courses will be completed: Fundamentals of Petroleum Geoscience I and II, Petroleum Resource Evaluation, and Petroleum Systems and Basin Evaluation.

    Academic Program Rules

    The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.

    Example Study Plan

    GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN PETROLEUM GEOLOGY & GEOPHYSICS
    Year 1 PETROGEO 7010 Fundamentals of Petroleum Geoscience I (3 units)

    PETROGEO 7011 Fundamentals of Petroleum Geoscience II (3 units)

    PETROGEO 7012 Petroleum Resource Evaluation (3 units)

    PETROGEO 7013 Petroleum Systems and Basin Evaluation (3 units)
    COURSE AVAILABILITY
    ^Check the course planner for course availability noting the availability of all courses is conditional on the availability of staff and facilities.

    Please refer to the ECMS website for a study plan to guide your enrolment http://www.ecms.adelaide.edu.au/current-students/enrolment/study-plans/

    Assessment

    Assessment includes coursework, fieldwork and examinations.

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Last updated: Thursday, 18 May 2017

 

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