Programme Proposals for Academic Year 2022/2023

 

The UWI and specifically the Petroleum Studies Unit (PSU) has embarked on an aggressive transformation of both our BSc and MSc programmes to meet the changing global energy landscape. We deeply appreciate the importance of your input shaping the transition for our programmes.
 
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TRADITIONAL
  • Petroleum Engineering: MSc, MPhil, PhD
  • Reservoir Engineering: MSc
  • Petroleum Engineering & Management: Diploma, MSc
NEW
  • Earth Sciences Programme: BSc/MSci, MPhil, PhD
  • Geo-Energy Engineering Programme: MSc, MPhil, PhD
  • Short Programmes: Energy Fundamentals for Engineering & Science, CCUS Energy Engineering, Reservoir Data Science & Engineering, Drilling and Well Engineering

 

Geoscience Programmes – Future Plans

3-Year BSc Degree or 4-Year MSci Degree (Specialization Option): Geoscience

Candidate Profile
  • Strong Science and Math background
  • Interested in specialising in Geoscience and Sustainable Energy Systems
Programme Emphasis (3-Year BSc)
  • Traditional and Digital Geosciences
  • Sustainable Energy Systems: Geothermal, Hydrothermal, Solar and Wind
  • Climate Change
  • GIS and Remote Sensing
Programme Emphasis (4-Year MSci)
  • Sustainable Energy Systems: Geothermal, Hydrothermal, CCUS
  • Advanced Petroleum Systems with focus on Exploration, CCUS and EOR
  • Advanced Geological Systems: Engineering Geology and Geomechanics, Environmental Geoscience, Hydrogeology
  • Capstone Project
Career Opportunities
Teaching, Renewable Energy, CCUS, Engineering Geology, Consultant, Research Scientist, Hydrocarbons / Mining and Mineral Resources

 

Engineering MSc Programmes – Future Plans

Geo-Energy Engineering

Candidate Profile
  • 1st Degree in Geoscience, Computer Science, Geomatics, Math OR Engineering
  • Specialising in Geoscience and Renewable Energy
Programme Emphasis
  • Subsurface Systems
  • Drilling Engineering and Completions
  • Reservoir Engineering and Evaluation
  • Gas Engineering
  • Carbon Capture and Sequestration
  • Renewable Energy Engineering
  • Engineering Data Science
  • Energy, Law, Policy and the Environment
  • Energy Research Project
Career Opportunities
Reservoir Engineer, Research Scientist, Subsurface Engineer, Consultant

 

Engineering Short Programmes – Future Plans

Short Programme 1

Energy Fundamentals for Engineering & Science

Candidate Profile
  • Professional working in Environmental Engineering, Data Science, Data Analytics
  • Undergraduate pursuing degree in Engineering, Data Science, Software Development
Programme Emphasis
  • Introduction to Petroleum Engineering – Common Terms, Definitions
  • Basic concepts – Formation Evaluation, Reservoir Engineering, Drilling Engineering, Production Engineering
Career Opportunities
Data Science, Software Development, OSHE, Engineering in the Energy Sector

 

Short Programme 2

Reservoir Data Science & Engineering

Candidate Profile
  • 1st Degree in Geoscience, Computer Science, Geomatics, Math OR Engineering
  • Specialising in applying Data Analytics to Reservoir Engineering, Reservoir Characterization
Programme Emphasis
  • Reservoir Engineering
  • Geoscience
  • Data Analytics
  • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
Career Opportunities
Reservoir Engineer, Research Scientist, Subsurface Engineer, Consultant

 

Short Programme 3

Drilling and Well Engineering

Candidate Profile
  • 1st Degree in Petroleum Engineering
  • Application to Geothermal Energy Production
  • Interested in specialising in drilling in harsh environments, well intervention, workovers
Programme Emphasis
  • Well Intervention and Workover
  • Data Analytics
  • Drilling Fluid and Cementing
  • Geomechanics
  • Well Completion
  • Well Design
  • Hydraulics and Drill-string Design
  • Project Management
Career Opportunities
Reservoir or Geothermal Engineer, Research Scientist, Consultant

 

Short Programme 4

Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage

Candidate Profile
  • Professional working in Geoscience, Environmental Science or Engineering
  • Interested in low and net-zero carbon energy production
Programme Emphasis
  • Reservoir Characterization
  • Carbon Capture
  • Carbon Accounting
  • Carbon Storage
  • CO2-EOR
  • Formation Evaluation
  • PVT Analysis
Career Opportunities
Reservoir Engineering, Researcher, Consultant

 

Look out for these relevant and exciting new programmes! Proposed to become available in Academic Year 2022/2023.
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