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The program graduates will be able to conduct prospecting and exploration of oil, gas, and gas condensate; assess resources and estimate hydrocarbon reserves, and conduct geological support for the development of petroleum fields. The program pays particular attention to research and engineering practice. The balanced curriculum allows the graduate to conduct engineering and research activities in various exploration, oil and gas companies, and in academic, research and centers, and leading petroleum companies.


Degree title                           

Master of Science in Petroleum Geology

Duration2 academic years
Application deadline10.08 (fall semester)
Contact for application issues

International Admission Office (preferably)

E-mail: omrs@tpu.ru

Tel: +7 (3822) 60-64-76

Online Application

Program contacts:

Division for Geology

Learning output

This program equips students with all the necessary skills and knowledge, allowing them to:

  • conduct searches and selection of the most profitable mining technologies, ore opening schemes at the deposits
  • create deposit models and choice of standard parameters
  • collect, analyze and summarize geological, geochemical, geophysical, radiometric and other data
  • improve existing and develop new methods to study ores, conduct geological exploration
  • calculate stocks of raw materials and related components
  • apply various methods and approaches for collecting, analyzing and summarizing stock geological, geochemical, geophysical and other data
  • apply main methods, approaches, and technologies for exploration, mining, and processing of ores


The program curriculum includes:

  • Modern Problems of Economics, Organization, and Management in the Field of Geological Exploration and Subsoil Use
  • Computer Technologies in Geology
  • Professional English
  • History and Methodology of Geological Sciences
  • Modern Problems of Geology
  • Geochemistry of Elements and Processes
  • Geophysical Methods and Data Interpretation in Exploration and Development of Mineral Deposits
  • Rational Methods of Forecasting, Prospecting, Resource Assessment and Calculation of Reserves of Mineral Deposits
  • Scientific Fundraising
  • and others


Areas of expertise and employment

The program graduates will be conducted research activities in academic and research units related to solution of geological problems, related to organizations, exploration, and prospecting mineral resources, unites engaged in environmental monitoring, and universities. 

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