Oil, Gas and Energy Engineering, Ph.D.

Oil, Gas and Energy Engineering, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
The Oil, Gas and Energy Engineering doctorate degree offered at University of Nicosia is intended for students who have excelled during their undergraduate and/or graduate studies, have a strong motivation and enthusiasm toward technological research and innovation, and are inclined to remain in an academic or research environment working on emerging technologies and engineering projects.

About

Profile of the Oil, Gas and Energy Engineering Oil, Gas and Energy Engineering programme offered at University of Nicosia:

The School of Sciences and Engineering of the University of Nicosia is committed to provide PhD candidates with in-depth academic knowledge and hands-on experience on advanced engineering topics such as hydrocarbon geology, liquefied natural gas production, pipeline engineering, flow assurance, fracture mechanics, hydraulic fracturing, enhanced oil & gas recovery, CO2 capture and sequestration, and subsea engineering. The high-caliber academic staff of the programme in Oil, Gas and Energy Engineering is dedicated to work closely with students to tackle current engineering problems thereby generating new knowledge and results that can be published in reputable journals and conference proceedings.

During their studies, students will have the opportunity to work on funded research projects, co-author papers with their advisors and other class-mates, present their contributions at international conferences, participate in the write-up of research proposals, prepare scientific reports, use simulation software, perform laboratory experiments, attend training schools, participate in workshops, etc. The three-year experience gained during their PhD studies, working primarily on formulating and solving challenging engineering problems, will provide students with the necessary skills, tools and qualifications to excel in their field of expertise and secure a research/academic position at a university or college, a government institute, or high-tech company

Career Prospects:

Graduates with a PhD in Oil, Gas and Energy Engineering will be equipped with the necessary skills in order to enable them to secure a research/academic position at a university or college, a government institute, or high-tech company.

Detailed Programme Facts

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    Application Deadlines for European and Local Students - Please call the Office of Admissions

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS 90 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The PhD in Oil, Gas and Energy Engineering, in line with the general philosophy behind the awarding of a doctoral degree, provides student with:

  • highly specialized and advanced scientific knowledge in the field of Oil, Gas and Energy Engineering;
  • optimize existing oil & gas exploration and production techniques;
  • new methodologies and tools tailored towards innovative design, scientific progress, and technological revolution;
  • research skills and analytical thinking to effectively tackle fundamental and applied energy engineering problems;
  • extensive training and professional practice in their primary area of research interest;
  • formulate technological solutions for lowering costs, overcoming technical challenges and minimizing environmental impact associated with oil exploration and extraction;
  • competences related to substantial authority, innovation, autonomy, scholarly and professional integrity.
  • English Language Requirements

    You only need to take one of these language tests:

    • Minimum required score:

      550

      The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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    • Minimum required score:

      6.5

      The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    Academic Requirements

    • The minimum requirement for admission into a post-graduate degree programme is a Bachelor’s Degree.
    • English Language Proficiency

    Students satisfy the English requirements if their first degree was taught in English. Otherwise, they would need to present a minimum TOEFL score of 550 paper-based or 213 computer-based, GCSE “O” Level with minimum “C” or IELTS with a score of 6.5 or a score placement at the ENGL-100 level of the University English Placement Test. The University offers English courses at various levels to help students reach the required standard for admission to a graduate program.

    Tuition Fee

    • International Applies to you

      4500 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 13500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
    • EU/EEA Applies to you

      4500 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 13500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

    Living costs for Nicosia

    • 576 - 870 EUR/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

    Funding

    The University offers scholarships and financial aid to full-time students, in the form of merit scholarships, need-based assistance, athletics scholarships, and on-campus work-study programmes.

    For more information, please visit the programme website.

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