Studies at The Department of Geoscience and Petroleum

Are you curious about the nature that surrounds us, and want a practical study with good career prospects? Then studies at this department is for you! It is a very socially useful study which looks at the management of Earth's geological resources.

The program offers a variety of interesting field course both at home and abroad. In addition, there are good opportunities for long stay abroad during the program.

Natural resources plays a particularly important role in the modern history of Norway. Our fantastic access to water, oil, gas and minerals has made it possible to take a central role in technology development and has created great values. Production and management of minerals, gas and oil will continue be a cornerstone in the social development in the future.

The department offers education on bachelor`s and master`s levels about primary geological processes, focusing when possible on the significance of geological processes and resources for the society.

Our Study Programmes

Bachelor Geology

Master Geology (Master- 2 years)

Geotechnology (Master- 5years)

Petroleum Geoscience and Engineering (Master- 5 years)

Petroleum Engineering (Master-2 years)

Petroleum Geoscience (Master-2 years)





Head of study programmes at the Department of Geoscience and Petroleum

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