Petroleum Engineering (CoE), University of Benin is a collaborative
effort between the University and Industry Partners and Stakeholders.
THE PROGRAMMES AND DISTINCTIVENESS:
are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the
following Postgraduate programmes by the Centre of Excellence in
Geosciences and Petroleum Engineering:
Petroleum Exploration and Evaluation Studies (Geology or Geophysics
Option) And Integrated Petroleum Engineering and Production Studies.
programmes are aimed at developing skilled professional graduates in
key areas of Geosciences and Petroleum Engineering including
exploration, appraisal, development, production and value creation
required in the Oil and Gas sector.
they would have acquired the requisite skills to make them function
effectively in the oil and gas industry as young professionals. The
training programmes offered at the Centre ensure that the graduates are
well equipped with knowledge of up-to-date concepts and skills, current
technologies and methods, and have the ability to adapt to new demands
in a dynamic and technologically driven world of the oil and gas
make the graduates functional and productive in the multi-dimensional
work place environment. Significant emphasis will be placed on
multidisciplinary approach necessary for solving subsurface problems in
Geosciences and Petroleum Engineering. The programmes will be executed
with strong links to industry both in the content and delivery modes.
programmes are intended for highly motivated graduates wishing to
pursue professional careers in Geosciences and Petroleum Engineering,
including practising professionals currently employed in the Exploration
and Production industry as well as Geosciences Agencies and Consulting
firms or organizations.
programmes will be offered on full-time basis for a full period of 18
calendar months which includes a mandatory six months internship in an
Exploration &Production Company or other Geosciences Organizations
and Agencies geared towards executing a practical research project.
- Applications are invited from interested candidates as well as staff of corporate organizations and relevant agencies.
fees for the programmes are competitive and comparable with the quality
of learning delivered. Applicants are advised to apply for external
- First degree from recognized Universities in Geology, Geophysics or Petroleum Engineering, with a minimum CGPA of 4.0.
- First degree in any other relevant fields in Physical Sciences or Engineering with a minimum CGPA of 4.0.
Young professionals of Exploration & Production Companies,
Geosciences Agencies & Organizations and Consulting Companies with a
minimum CGPA of 3.80 and recommendation from their sponsoring companies
METHOD OF APPLICATION
- Candidates should visit the uniben.edu website and click on the MYUNIBEN PORTAL LINK or visit www.myuniben.org
- Click on the Online Application.
- Select your Program Type
of the degrees (academic transcripts to be requested from awarding
institutions and sent to the Postgraduate School).
bodies and agencies that wish to nominate their staff can do so by
endorsing completed application forms as sponsors and requesters.
candidates must provide a brief description in not more than one page
of their work experience and current task(s) and how the training will
add value to them.