University of Birmingham

Master in Applied and Petroleum Micropalaeontology - Máster en Micropaleontología Petrolífera Aplicada

University of Birmingham
  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
    Presencial en Birmingham
  • Precio:
    £9,180 (Home/EU students)
    £18,900 (International Students)
  • Comienzo:
    Septiembre 2017
  • Lugar:
    Birmingham B15 2TT
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    1 Año
  • Idioma:
    El Curso se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    Applied and Petroleum Micropalaeontology MSc


Comprehensive coverage of the key microfossil groups used in hydrocarbon exploration
Focus on the role of microfossils in understanding major changes in global climate
Course taught by both academic staff and industrial partners
Opportunity to experience working with geological consultancies as well as an academic research environment
Individual research project tailored to your own skills and goals
The course has received financial support from BG Group, BP, Petrostrat and Shell.


International students:

Academic requirements

We accept a range of qualifications, our country pages show you what qualifications we accept from your country.

English language requirements

You can satisfy our English language requirements in two ways:

by holding an English language qualification to the right level
by taking and successfully completing one of our English courses for international students


The course is aimed at graduates from a variety of Geoscience backgrounds who wish to gain expertise in Micropalaeontology and Petroleum Geosciences.


Taught modules offered include:

Calcareous Nannofossils
Pollen and Spores
Sedimentary Basin Analysis
Petroleum Geology

Salidas profesionales

The course is primarily designed to prepare students for work in the hydrocarbon industry and related service sector; this may involve both onshore and offshore work in the UK, Europe and Worldwide.
The research skills acquired will also provide a strong foundation for those wishing to undertake further postgraduate study towards the award of a PhD.

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