Graduate Certificate in Petroleum Geology and Geophysics (GCertPetrolGeolGeoph)

Program Code

GCPGG

Academic Year

2022

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Petroleum Geology and Geophysics is a coursework option for graduates wishing to develop knowledge and skills for careers as energy exploration geoscientists. Students in the program should benefit from the School’s strong links with the basin energy exploration & production industry sector, and senior industry personnel who contribute teaching to some of our specialist courses.

The Graduate Certificate in Petroleum Geology and Geophysics is an AQF Level 8 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 0.5 years.

Conditions

Conditions of Enrolment

1.     Interruption of program: Students must apply for permission from the Executive Dean or delegate before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.

Academic Program Rules for Graduate Certificate in Petroleum Geology and Geophysics

There shall be a Graduate Certificate in Petroleum Geology and Geophysics.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Graduate Certificate in Petroleum Geology and Geophysics, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 12 units, comprising:

1.  Core courses to the value of 12 units

Graduate Certificate in Petroleum Geology and Geophysics

To satisfy the requirements for Graduate Certificate in Petroleum Geology and Geophysics students must complete courses to the value of 12 units.

Core Courses

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
PETROGEO 7010 Fundamentals of Energy Geoscience 3
PETROGEO 7011 Advanced Energy Geoscience 3
PETROGEO 7012 Basin Energy Resource Evaluation 3
PETROGEO 7013 Geo-Energy Systems in Sedimentary Basins 3