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Master’s in Oil & Natural Gas Engineering

Introduction to the Program

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

Program Mission

To grasp solid foundation knowledge and systematic professional knowledge in Oil and Natural Gas 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

Program Orientation

1.Oil-Gas Well Engineering

  • Mechanics, information and control of oil and gas wells
  • Rock mechanics and engineering
  • Fluid dynamics and engineering
  • Chemistry and engineering of drilling and completion fluid

2. Oil-Gas Field Develop Engineering

  • Theory and application of oil and gas flow in porous medium
  • Theory and systematic engineering of oil and gas field development
  • Theory and technology of oil production
  • Enhanced oil recovery and oilfield chemistry
  • Information technology and its application in oil and gas field development)

Master's in Oil and Natural Gas Engineering curriculum - UPC

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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