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Oil & Gas Technology

Master (2 years) of Science in Engineering (Oil & Gas Technology), 120 ECTS

Institution Aalborg University (AAU)
Campus Esbjerg
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6700 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


The specialisation in Oil & Gas Technology is a two-year master programme with the aim of reaching international engineering standards within:
  • Research and development
  • Planning, production and maintenance
  • Exploitation, transportation, and treatment considering economic and environmental aspects as well as health, safety, and working environment. 
Some of the key areas of the programme are: 
  • Oil and gas production
    • Production processes
    • Drilling of oil wells
    • Design of production facilities
    • Hook up and commissioning
    • Maintenance
    • Well stimulation

  • Refineries
    • Production plant and processes
    • Storage and transportation

  • Gas treatment
    • Production plant and processes
    • Storage and transportation

Career Opportunities  

The programme is directed towards international as well as local employment.  


Candidates who wish to register for the MSc. programme in Oil & Gas Technology should possess a Bachelor´s degree or equivalent in any engineering discipline (e.g. chemical -, civil -, electrical -, process -, or mechanical engineering) awarded by a recognised university or institution of higher education.

The Study Board will evaluate all students before entering the Oil & Gas Technology curriculum. This evaluation includes transfer of credits from previous studies as well as possible needs for additional training.

In addition, documentation will be required to verify that your proficiency in English is at an acceptable level. 
Read more about the language requirements of Aalborg University

Apply directly at Aalborg University with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aalborg University directly.
A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.


There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside EU/EAA/Switzerland.

Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.  

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System

Autumn | Non-EU/EAA applicants

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

Autumn | EU/EAA applicants

Application date
Sep 01
Start date
Sep 01



Aalborg University Esbjerg is a section of Aalborg University located in the city of Esbjerg, Denmark. Aalborg University Esbjerg is a research department with a range of research activities and study programmes.

With approximately 600 students and 110 employees, the campus is relatively small. This results in a relaxed atmosphere and an increased interaction between students as well as between researchers.

Graduates from Aalborg University are highly rated in industry as being the most skilled in project management and skilled in central competences.

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