Australian School of Petroleum

The Australian School of Petroleum is a world-class institution for petroleum education, training and research. It is Australia’s only multidisciplinary school serving the petroleum sector.

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Combining integrated teaching and research programs, our industry-focused degrees will prepare you for a rewarding career in petroleum engineering, geosciences and management. We offer undergraduate, postgraduate coursework and postgraduate research degrees.

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What is petroleum engineering?

Petroleum engineering is the practical application of physics, mathematics, engineering and economic principles to the recovery of petroleum. It is one of the highest paid fields of engineering, and there is significant demand for highly-qualified graduates.

What is Petroleum Engineering?

Our research

Our leading researchers have considerable experience in petroleum exploration and production. We perform applied research—supported by relevant fundamental research—with the overall aim of increasing finding and production of petroleum, subject to economic constraints.

Our Research

Support for current students

Are you a current or commencing student? Our Ask ECMS team is available for any questions you have regarding your petroleum engineering degree—from enrolment and practical experience, to degree checks and credit transfers. You can also access online resources, including study plans and forms.

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Short courses

The school offers a variety of continuing professional development (CPD) short courses tailored to petroleum industry professionals seeking to expand their skill set and open up new career opportunities. Our short courses focus on the areas of petroleum engineering and geoscience, including risk-analysis, decision-making and petroleum exploration for non-technical staff.

Short courses

Will you be joining us from overseas?

The Australian School of Petroleum offers a range of world-class programs. Studying at the University of Adelaide, continuously ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide, will challenge and inspire you. Find out more about study options, entry requirements, how to apply and life in Adelaide, South Australia.

International students

Contact us

Do you need to contact the Australian School of Petroleum? If your question relates to a specific matter, you can contact the relevant Australian School of Petroleum staff member directly.

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News and events

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AECOM graduate career information session – make amazing happen!

After years of study, you’re looking to launch your career with a company that supports your ongoing development, and makes the world a better place. Join our information session to learn more about graduate career opportunities within AECOM and some of the most exciting infrastructure projects in the world. We are a team of over …

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Atlassian graduate program

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Port Jackson Partners – 2020 graduate program

Port Jackson Partners (PJP) is a top-tier boutique strategy consulting firm advising CEOs, boards and executives on their most significant business challenges. PJP is seeking talented graduates from a range of disciplines to join its 2020 Graduate Program in Sydney. A background in business is not required – the firm’s strategy consultants come from a range of …

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Feb

McKinsey and Company Business Analyst roles in 2020

We are looking for bright, creative women and men of exceptional intellectual ability and character to join our consulting team as Business Analysts for 2020. We offer one of the most attractive opportunities in Australia for new graduates—we give you incomparable work experience, cutting-edge training and exposure to many industries around the world. Meet our …

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