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2 years
Full time
Master's degree

Program description

MSc in Petroleum Engineering

We train a new generation of scientists and engineers capable of dealing with the key challenges of the oil and gas sector, and creating innovative solutions for enhanced oil recovery from the existing sources and development of unconventional and hard-to-recover reserves. The program combines high-level engineering training with teaching of mathematical modeling and data analysis and gaining field experience through research and industry projects.

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Admission requirements

Education: Relevant bachelor's degree, or its equivalent in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Geology, Petroleum Engineering and IT.
English Language: If your education has not been conducted in English, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

Your CV (ENG)
Motivation letter (ENG)
2 recommendation letters
Diploma or transcript
Your certificates and awards, achievements and other materials for portfolio

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Program content

The 2-year program comprises of compulsory and recommended elective courses on the most important topics, a wide set of elective courses (depending on the research and professional needs of the student), components of entrepreneurship and innovation, research activity and 8 weeks of industry immersion.

Tuition fees

No tuition fees for those who successfully pass the selection.

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About this institute


Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology

World-famous professors, a combination of science and entrepreneurship, a unique student campus and a modern research base are all about Skoltech, the most amazing university in Russia. Skoltech’s task is to prepare future technological leaders, so our students not only...

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Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology

3 Nobel Street, Skolkovo
121205 Moscow

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