Petroleum Engineering and Petroleum Geosciences

Master's degree programme, 2 years, Trondheim

Petroleum Engineering and Petroleum Geosciences

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About the programme

About Petroleum Engineering and Petroleum Geosciences

Would you like to develop knowledge crucial to value creation and safe, efficient and environmentally friendly exploration of the natural resources on the continental shelf?


The programmes are open to both international and Norwegian students.

Job Prospects

There are great work opportunities within the traditional as well as the future oil industry. Possible work places include Norwegian and international oil companies, consultancy firms and service providers.

Study Environment

Information about facilities, student organisations and how it is to be a student on Petroleum Engineering and Petroleum Geosciences.

Programme components

Both master's degree programmes extends over two academic years (4 semesters) and constitutes a course load of 120 ECTS credits.


You can contact our student advisers on email: or telephone: (+47) 73 59 37 00 if you have any questions about the programmes of study or if you have other academic questions.

Master of Science

Master of Science

Please note that this international programme will award all students a degree in Master of Science, and students will not be awarded the title "Sivilingeniør".

Facts about the programmes


Study programme: Petroleum Engineering / Petroleum Geosciences
Duration: 2 years, 120 ECTS
Programme codes: MSG1 / MSG2
Restricted admission: Yes
Language of instruction: English

Faculty of Engineering

City: Trondheim

This information is relevant for the present academic year.

How to apply

UN Sustainable Development Goals

UN Sustainable Development Goals

The low-carbon society require the petroleum industry to be innovative. Do you want to develop better solutions and new technology that reduces climate emissions?

Icon - UN Sustainable Development Goal 7 - affordable and clean energy. Link to Sustainable Development goal 7.Icon - UN Sustainable Development Goal 13 - climate action. Link to Sustainable Development goal 13.

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Application deadlines

Non-EU/non-EEA students: 
1 December 2020

EU/EEA students: 
1 March 2021

Norwegian/Nordic students:
15 April 2021

Admission August 2021: The application portal will open in October for non-EU students

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