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Teesside University, Middlesbrough

Petroleum and Gas Engineering

UCAS Code: H850

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (with Honours) - BEngTec H

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2021

Subject

Petroleum engineering

**Summary**: This top-up degree covers a range of petroleum and gas engineering topics. Developmental elements of the course help you acquire the transferable and team-working skills that employers seek. Eligible entry qualifications include QCF Level 5 (foundation degree, HND or equivalent) in a relevant subject. Acceptable subjects include engineering, chemistry and geology. Indicate your point of entry as Year 3 when applying.

**Course details**: The modules complement each other, deepening your knowledge and enhancing your employment opportunities within the industries associated with the oil and gas sector. You study three specialist technical modules, a group design module, an individual project and an employment skills module.

**After the course**: Highly skilled petroleum and natural gas engineers are in demand by oil and gas companies all over the world, and are among the best paid engineering professionals. You can enjoy wide and varied work that could involve travel. On successful completion of this degree with at least 2.2 honours, you are eligible to apply for a place on a postgraduate master's programme at Teesside University, further enhancing your job and career prospects.

Modules

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Assessment methods

This programme provides a number of contact teaching and assessment hours (lectures, tutorials, laboratories, projects, examinations). You are also expected to spend time on your own – this self-study time is to review lecture notes, prepare coursework assignments, work on projects and revise for assessments.

Some of the modules involve compulsory one-week block delivery periods (Monday - Friday: 9.00am - 5.00pm). There is one such week in this programme. It’s an intensive problem-solving week to enhance team-working and provide you with an opportunity to focus your attention on particular problems. Modules are assessed by a variety of methods including examination and in-course assessment with some using other approaches such as group-work or verbal/poster presentations.

The Uni


Course location:

Teesside University

Department:

Engineering

TEF rating:
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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

77%
med
Petroleum engineering

How do students rate their degree experience?

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Chemical, process and energy engineering

Teaching and learning

81%
Staff make the subject interesting
90%
Staff are good at explaining things
81%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
81%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

92%
Library resources
90%
IT resources
88%
Course specific equipment and facilities
65%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

93%
UK students
7%
International students
79%
Male students
21%
Female students
75%
2:1 or above
16%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

D
C
D

After graduation


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Petroleum engineering

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£24,000
low
Average annual salary
94%
med
Employed or in further education
80%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

50%
Engineering professionals
9%
Business, finance and related associate professionals
9%
Science, engineering and production technicians

Want to make good money from the word go? This is the degree for you! The UK has had a shortage of chemical engineers for a while now so starting salaries are very good. In fact, across the UK, only doctors and dentists bettered the average starting salary for chemical engineering graduates, with an average starting salary of around £28,000. Key sectors for chemical engineers last year included the petrochemicals, food, nuclear, pharmaceuticals, materials and consultancy industries. Their skills set also means that the finance industry likes graduates from these degrees, so there are options if you don't fancy engineering as a career. Most graduates take a longer course that leads to an MEng — which is what you need to take if you want to be a Chartered Engineer. Chemical engineers are also more likely than other engineers to take doctorates and go into research roles, so if you want to take an engineering subject but fancy a research job, this might be a good subject to take.

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