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DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY - [DAL], HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA - PROGRAMS

Halifax, Nova ScotiaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1818Established Year
  19000Enrollment

Master of Engineering [M.Eng] (Petroleum/Oil and Gas Engineering)

 2 years
 full time
  English
 on campus
 Course & Thesis Based

Offered by     Faculty of Graduate Studies, Dalhousie University

$ 14,383 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Dalhousie University offers an MEng in Petroleum/Oil and Gas Engineering for a duration of 2 years.
  • It is an on-campus, thesis, and course-based program offered on a full-time basis.
  • Petroleum Engineering is a specialized professional discipline program focused on the fundamental knowledge and skills associated with the production, transport, and processing of petroleum products. 
  • The core courses of this program are:
    • Reservoir engineering
    • Enhanced oil and gas recovery
    • Natural gas reservoirs
    • Drilling engineering
    • Production technology
    • Petroleum geoscience
    • Directed studies
  • These programs are supported by expertise, experience, and resources from all of the Faculty’s departments. 
  • The Master of Engineering program requires students to complete 7 courses, a seminar, and a project.
  • A professional project (occupying the four-month summer term) provides broad scope for applying petroleum engineering knowledge and skills to a practical industry situation.
  • Students completing the MEng degree in the subject area of petroleum engineering may proceed with advanced study and research leading to the Master of Applied Science (MASc) degree or the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree.
  • The Faculty of Engineering at Dalhousie University offers challenging new education and research programs focused on Atlantic Canada’s oil and gas industry. 
  • The program focused on the fundamental knowledge and skills associated with the production, transport, and processing of petroleum products.
  • The average salary goes up to 51,000 USD after completion of the program.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration2 years
Fees$ 30,790 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake September (Deadline - Apr 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
ExamsGRE
Offered by Faculty of Graduate Studies, Dalhousie University
Program Urlhttps://www.dal.ca/academics/graduate_programs/petroleum-engineering.html

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students should have completed a 4-year bachelor's degree from a recognized university.
  • A minimum GPA of at least 3.0/4.33 (B grade) in the last 60 credit hours of study is required to be eligible for the program.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Completed a 4-year UG degree with an upper second class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
  • Students with bachelor's degrees in engineering from Indian universities are encouraged to submit their JEE or GATE scores.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.


Required Document List

Following are the required document:

  • Online application form and fees: Students have to fill the online form and submit the application fees. 
  • Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
  • Two Professional References: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
  • Personal Statement: It should include a brief overview of themselves, strengths, and any work experience and/or education that students have.
  • Transcripts: Students have to submit transcripts from all universities/colleges attended, World Education Services Assessments, and English Language Proficiency test scores.
  • Statement of Intent: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
  • Confirmation of Employment Form:  Students must be emailed as an attachment by applicant or referee. 
  • Proof of name change: Required only if name discrepancies exist between transcripts/assessments/test scores and other application documents.  Examples of proof: Marriage/divorce certificates, 2 copies of government-issued ID that include a previous and current name and date of birth.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.


Application Deadline

September
Apr 01

January
Aug 31

May
Dec 31

The enrollment into this program is currently suspended, with no new applications being accepted at this time.


Scores Required

92 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

7 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

65 / 75

Avg. Score in

PTE

300 / 340

Avg. Score in

GRE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$14383$14383
Books fees$1012$1012
Total fees$15395$15395

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room and food$ 8,171

Ranking

Times Higher Education 2020

Ranked #301/ 801

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Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Abdul Majid Bader Graduate Scholarship- Dalhousie University $40,000 Yes N/A
Killam Predoctoral Scholarships Variable Yes N/A
A.S. Mowat Prize Scholarship at Dalhousie University $1,084 Yes 01 Apr, 2020
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Students are required to get a study visa to study in Canada.
  • They may also need a Temporary Resident VISA (TRV) or an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA).
  • The cost of the study visa is 112 USD and it is valid for the length of the study program, plus an extra 90 days.
  • At the time of VISA application, students need to provide various documents:
    • Dalhousie acceptance letter
    • Valid passport
    • Financial Evidence
    • A letter from their sponsoring agency 
    • Documents showing strong ties to their home country

Work Study

Students must have a work-study visa to work in Canada.

  • On-Campus Work: Students enrolled full time are eligible to work on-campus. Students can work no more than 10-15 hours per week.
  • Off-Campus Work: Students who are continually enrolled full time at Dalhousie University are eligible to work off-campus. Students can work 20 hours a week or full time during a scheduled break.
  • Co-Op Work Visa: If students are required to work as an integral part of the studies or enrolled in a co-op program, they may be permitted to work off-campus full time. Students will need a co-op work visa.

Career and Placement after Course

Possible career opportunities are:

  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Petroleum Engineer
  • Engineer



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