Graduate Certificate in Petroleum Geology and Geophysics
Campus North Terrace Campus
Degree Type Graduate Certificate
Duration 6 months full-time or part-time equiv.
SATAC Code 3GC037
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.
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I am a:
SATAC Code 3GC037 Mid-year entry Subject to availability Intake February Enquiries Ask AdelaideGraduate entry only
Graduate Entry A completed Bachelors degree in Geology or Geophysics or equivalent.SATAC Code: 3GC037
CRICOS 016441K Intake February
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 6.5 Reading 6 Listening 6 Speaking 6 Writing 6 TOEFL Overall 79 Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21 Pearsons Overall 58 Reading 50 Listening 50 Speaking 50 Writing 50 Cambridge Overall 176 Reading 169 Listening 169 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.
Fees and Scholarships
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Tuition feesAustralian Full-fee place: $17,250 for 6 months
Tuition fee International student place: $20,000 for 6 months
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
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 AttributesThe objective of this program is to produce graduates with specific attributes as outlined in University of Adelaide Graduate Attributes.
- Deep discipline knowledge
- Critical thinking and problem solving
- Teamwork and communication skills
- Career and leadership readiness
- Intercultural and ethical competency
- Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
Petroleum Engineer, Petroleum Exploration, Geochemist, Geologists, Geophysicists, Geophysics, Geotechnical Engineer, Natural Resource Manager, Researcher, Scientist, Mineral Exploration, Oil and Gas Analyst, Teacher
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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)
^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 includes coursework, fieldwork and examinations.
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Last updated: Wednesday, 27 Sep 2017