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Petroleum Engineering

Petroleum Engineering Master of Science

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering or closely related field from an accredited institution

GPA: 3.0 | GRE: 305 (or 1150) | Deadline: Feb. 1 | Apply!

Additional requirements for international students:

TOEFL: 80 | IELTS: 6.5


Graduate students with a BS in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited program may pursue an MS degree in Petroleum Engineering at UW using one of these two options.

The requirements for each option are as follows:

 

Plan A: Research-Thesis Option

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Items Course Description Credits
Core courses At least four graduate courses from the following:
PETE 5010 - Transport Phenomena
PETE 5020 - Thermodynamics
PETE 5060 - Flow through Porous Media
PETE 5080 - Interfacial Phenomena
PETE 5310 - Fundamentals of Enhanced Oil Recovery
12
Required Course PETE 5355 - Mathematical Methods 3
Required
Undergraduate
Courses
These three undergraduate courses:
PETE 3200 - Reservoir Engineering
PETE 3715 - Production Engineering
PETE 3255 - Basic Drilling Engineering
9
Seminar PETE 5890 - Graduate Seminar 2
Electives Graduate-approved elective courses (PETE or other), selected by the student with approval of the student's advisor.
GEOL 4190 is to be included in the electives.
3
MBA-approved electives MBAM 5XXX, MBAM 5301, and MBAM 5305 9
Plan A PETE 5960 - Thesis Research 4
TOTAL 42

 

Plan B: Course-work Option

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Items Course Description Credits
Core courses At least four graduate courses from the following:
PETE 5010 - Transport Phenomena
PETE 5020 - Thermodynamics
PETE 5060 - Flow through Porous Media
PETE 5080 - Interfacial Phenomena
PETE 5310 - Fundamentals of Enhanced Oil Recovery
12
Required Course PETE 5355 - Mathematical Methods 3
Required
Undergraduate
Courses
These three undergraduate courses:
PETE 3200 - Reservoir Engineering
PETE 3715 - Production Engineering
PETE 3255 - Basic Drilling Engineering
9
Seminar PETE 5890 - Graduate Seminar 2
Electives Graduate-approved elective courses (PETE or other), selected by the student with approval of the student's advisor.
GEOL 4190 is to be included in the electives.
5
MBA-approved electives MBAM 5XXX, MBAM 5301, and MBAM 5305 9
Plan B PETE 5100 – Research Report 2
TOTAL 42

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