Edith Cowan University (RTO 4756)
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4 years full-time; 8 years part-time
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Production Engineer | Petroleum Engineer | Oil and Gas Engineer | Pipeline Engineer | View all
Build in-demand skills for a diverse professional career in engineering with this Bachelor of Engineering (Petroleum Engineering) Honours course from Edith Cowan University.
Designed for students with no prior experience seeking to start a career in engineering, this qualification offers the essential skills, knowledge and experience required to work in the dynamic field of petroleum engineering. In this course, you'll develop advanced knowledge of the exploration, mining, production, delivery and downstream processing of fossil fuels, and will graduate with a diverse range of practical skills to work in a range of roles in the industry both in Australia and overseas.
As well as providing core mechanical and chemical engineering skills, the course provides specialist knowledge in drilling, reservoir and petroleum production engineering. This course will also equip you with industry-relevant skills in teamwork, problem-solving and leadership. You'll graduate with strong skills in analysis, critical thinking, project management and leadership, and have the opportunity to complete work experience, connecting engineering theory and practice.
This qualification is accredited by Engineers Australia and is recognised nationally. If you're looking for a career in engineering and want a strong theoretical and practical base, this qualification is your next step.
You may be eligible to apply for this course at ECU if you meet the following requirements:
Please note that School Leaver applicants will require completion of WACE or equivalent.
Special Admissions Requirements: All applicants are required to have Mathematics: Methods ATAR, with equivalents considered, and Physics ATAR or Engineering Studies ATAR, with equivalents considered. It is desirable that all applicants have Mathematics: Specialist ATAR, with equivalents considered.
In this engineering course, the subjects you may study include:
Students feel happy, well supported and well educated when they study with ECU, in fact, in the 2018 QILT survey, Edith Cowan University received the highest student experience rating of all Australian public universities.
When you study with ECU, you’ll have access to expert course advice, counselling, diversity and disability services, transnational and national program support, student success programs, careers and employability services... just to name a few.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Bachelor of Engineering (Petroleum Engineering) Honours from Edith Cowan University.
This qualification will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to pursue employment in the exciting field of petroleum engineering. You'll be able to seek employment in a broad range of industries associated with the exploration, drilling and mining, development and operation of production and transport of raw and processed products. With this qualification, you may choose to seek employment as a petroleum engineer, oil and gas engineer, drilling engineer, production engineer or pipeline engineer.
This qualification is nationally recognised and accredited by Engineers Australia.
Wondering where a career in engineering could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Fees may be paid up-front, or financial assistance is available to help with study costs. Eligible students can apply for a HECS-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Edith Cowan University also offers student loans and scholarship opportunities to eligible applicants. Enquire now to find out more!
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $45,881 (2019-20 income year).
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