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University of Malta

Faculty of Science

Master of Science in Petroleum Studies

(for courses commencing October 2016)


Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

GSC5200 Geology 1 10 ECTS
GSC5201 Geophysical Techniques 1 5 ECTS
GSC5202 Petrophysics 5 ECTS
GSC5203 Reservoir Engineering 5 ECTS
GSC5204 Petroleum Geochemistry and Microbiology 5 ECTS

Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

GSC5205 Geology 2 10 ECTS
GSC5206 Geophysical Techniques 2 5 ECTS
GSC5207 Drilling and Production Engineering 5 ECTS
GSC5208 Prospect Generation and Geoinformatics 5 ECTS
GSC5209 Fiscal Regimes and Resources Law 5 ECTS

Semester 3

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

GSC5211 Dissertation 30 ECTS

This programme of study is governed by the General Regulations for University Postgraduate Awards, 2008 and by the Bye-Laws for the award of Master of Science - M.Sc. - under the auspices of the Faculty of Science.
Last Updated: 25 April 2017
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.
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