Nazarbayev University
Graduate School of Education

School of Mining & Geosciences


Program description

Petroleum Engineering postgraduate program at Nazarbayev University is a two-year, full-time MSc degree program designed to provide students with a scientific background in hydrocarbon exploration, reservoir management, productions, and skills in the practical aspects of petroleum engineering. This program aims to train engineering professionals who can design, operate and manage petroleum operations as well as develop research skills and knowledge to provide support to the oil & gas industry to have sound, safe, and sustainable petroleum operations.

Core courses:

  • Foundations of Petroleum Engineering
  • Petroleum Geology
  • Advanced Drilling Engineering
  • Advanced Reservoir Engineering
  • Fluid Flow through Porous Media
  • Research Methods
  • Advanced Formation Evaluation
  • Advanced Production Engineering
  • Advanced Well Testing
  • Advanced Reservoir Simulation