Objectives & Requirements
The objective of Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) program is to prepare professionals and empower them with the knowledge and skills necessary to take leadership roles in the development of the oil and gas resources of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The program is an opportunity for the practicing petroleum engineers to develop professionally and to earn higher degrees without relinquishing their jobs. The program consists of 33 credit hours, out of which 30 CRs are courses and 3 CRs project. The expected completion of the program is 6-academic semesters. Admitted students without PETE background should take the following courses as deficiency courses:
- PETE 532: Well Performance
- PETE 529: Formation Evaluation
Each student is expected to submit his detailed degree plan according to the degree plan for approval by the Department and the Deanship of Graduate Studies within the first month of the second semester of enrollment. Students are required to adhere to the regulations of the degree plan. No exceptions will be made for any student, and courses taken to substitute any of the required courses will not be counted towards the degree program of the student.
The M.Eng. program is available only to P-T degree-seeking students.
Curriculum (Degree Plan)
|PETE 520||Advanced Petrophysics||3||0||3||PETE 548||Advanced Reservoir Engineering||3||3||3|
|PETE 560||Mathematical Methods in Petroleum Engineering||3||0||3||PETE 599||Seminar||1||0||0|
|PETE 5xx||PETE Elective I||3||3||3|
|PETE 5xx||PETE Elective II||3||0||3||PETE 5xx||PETE Elective IV||3||0||3|
|PETE 5xx||PETE Elective III||3||0||3||XXX 5xx||Technical Elective I||3||0||3|
|PETE 600||Professional Engineering Project||0||0||3||XXX 5xx||Technical Elective II||3||0||3|
|XXX 5xx||Non-Technical Elective *||3||0||3|
|Total Credit Hours: 33|
*Must be chosen from CIM or EM major (Business Oriented Course)
- Each student is expected to submit his detailed degree plan according to the above generic degree plan for approval by the department and the Deanship of Graduate Studies by the middle of the second semester from enrollment.
- Students are required to adhere to the regulations of the degree plan. No relaxations will be given to any student and the courses taken in conflict of the above will not be counted towards the degree.
- Up to two senior undergraduate 400-level PETE or Engineering courses may be taken in place of the two elective courses when approved in the degree plan.
- The order of taking the courses can be different from above but the students must take the core courses before the electives