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What will I learn?

Oil and gas engineering involves the production of oil and gas in an economical and environmentally safe manner. The technical knowledge and hands-on experience you’ll gain in this program are specific to industry requirements, so you can be sure your degree will be relevant to your chosen field. During the course of your studies, much of your learning will occur in class, during tutorials, and through completing a team-based design course in your fourth year.

This program features a common first year, which consists of 10 courses in mathematics, sciences, computing, engineering principles, communications and design. These courses will provide you with a solid foundation for your engineering training and introduce you to a variety of engineering disciplines. You'll apply for admission to a specific engineering program at the end of your first year.

Courses you'll take:

Computing for Engineers, Engineering Design and Communication, General Chemistry for Engineers, Introduction to Flow in Porous Materials, Calculus for Engineers and Scientists

Career opportunities

​Oil and gas engineers enjoy local and international career prospects because the skills they possess are in constant demand. You’ll have global opportunities to work for various petroleum industry organizations, production and service companies, regulatory agencies, and more. A degree in engineering can also be used as a stepping-stone to graduate studies or a professional degree such as law, medicine, veterinary medicine, or architecture.

Which department am I in?

Schulich School of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
Spring fee: CAN $2,017.20 (3 units); Winter fee: CAN $1,925.52 (3 units)
Start date

Expected January, May, August 2022

Venue

Schulich School of Engineering

EEEL 403, Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary,

2500 University Drive NW,

CALGARY,

Alberta (AB),

T2N 1N4, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to Canada grade 12 or have recently completed high school. English Language Requirements: TOEFL iBT – 86; TOEFL PBT – 560; IELTS Academic - 6.5; CAEL – 70; MELAB – 85; PTE – 60; Cambridge English Language Assessment: Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) – 180; Cambridge English Language Assessment: Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE) – 180.

For international students

Entry requirements may vary from country to country. Students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to Canada grade 12 or have recently completed high school.

English Language Requirements

TOEFL iBT - 86

TOEFL PBT - 560

IELTS Academic - 6.5

CAEL - 70

MELAB - 85

PTE - 60

Cambridge English Language Assessment: Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) – 180

Cambridge English Language Assessment: Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE) – 180

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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