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Master’s in Geological Engineering

Introduction to the Program

The Master’s in Geological Engineering at China University of Petroleum – East China (UPC) is a three year program for international students taught in English.

Program Mission

To grasp foundation knowledge and systematic professional knowledge in Geological Engineering; To develop scientific research capabilities or the technical expertise in practical work; To show an international perspective and potentials of collaboration and innovativeness; To become high-level talents of professional technologies and managerial skills in the petroleum industry worldwide.

Start Date of the Program


Entry Requirements

  • Under the age of 30
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • TOEFL iBT above 80 points, or IELTS above 6.0, or the certificate of English as the instruction language in your undergraduate level studies.

Application Deadline

August 1

Cultivation Ways

Three stages of cultivating the engineering master program, i.e. course studying + professional practice + academic dissertation. The professional practice stage should no less than half a year. Students should find an enterprise or a company by themselves to finish this stage, providing materials for their academic dissertation.


Masters Geological Engineering_China University of Petroleum - Curriculum

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees are RMB 24000 per year. The total for the 3 year program is 72,000 RMB.


There are fourteen floors in UPC International Students’ Apartment. En suite double-rooms and single rooms are available for students furnished with hot-water shower, air conditioner, electric fan, desk and so on. For more information visit the accommodation page here.


To apply complete the application form and pay the application fee here. It takes approximately 4-6 weeks for your application to be processed and before an admissions decision is given. After you have been accepted you will receive your official acceptance letter visa application form. If you have any questions contact us.

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