Our BSc in Petroleum Engineering program aims to train dynamic and ethical professionals for the oil and gas industry. Drill creation and the study of oil bearing rocks (geology) are at the center of the modules in this program. The program therefore aims to produce ethical engineers who can man drilling and processing plants and are able to detect and mitigate the risks associated with the production of hydrocarbons from same. The program is quite involving and requires dedication and determination to pursue.
Graduates from the program find themselves in oil and gas processing companies as engineers whiles others take on managerial roles in same companies.
Modules and courses
Mode of course delivery
The programme is offered through distance education, a learning oriented system allowing greater flexibility in learning while students continue with their regular professional work. The programme is offered in a mixed mode format. The approach uses print and electronic media in order to be responsive to the needs of the learner and also maximize the use of technology in course delivery.
At the heart of the programme is excellent online learning materials developed by capable and competent resource persons from KNUST and other recognized institutions.
Academic Support Systems/Services
Limited face-to-face facilitated sessions are provided at all the Learning Centres. These sessions are supported by print and electronic materials, and local learning facilitators who also support and direct students as they work through the resources provided.
The Centres provide learning support to students living in different parts of the country, thus reducing travel expenses.
Head of department
- HND in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Civil Engineering.
- First Degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.
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