Master in Petroleum Engineering


Vietnam is evaluated to have large amount oil & gas resources, and it is requirement stemming from the economy development that engineers shall utilize the processes of extracting, exploiting, processing, producing oil & gas products, especially when Vietnam joins the ASEAN Economic Community, and sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement. There are not only domestic organizations participating in the oil & gas industry but also the international ones, which help increase the demand in quantity and quality of workforce.

The program Master in Petroleum Engineering aims at providing learners with:

  • Rich professional knowledge, comprehensive understanding about engineering and technology in petroleum engineering industry, adapting the demand for development of scientific technology, social economy and international integration in the stage of industrialization – modernization of the country.
  • Capabilities to use English language in specialization fluently and master essential soft skills, i.e. management, communication, etc.


The Master in Petroleum Engineering is operated by the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology – Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City.

  • The degrees are awarded by HCMUT – Bach Khoa.
  • Course duration: 2 years
  • Medium of instruction: English
  • Tuition Fee: 160,000,000 VND/ course (approx. 7,000 USD)
  • Lecturers and instructors are professionals with rich knowledge and experiences in the construction areas. Besides teaching staff from HCMUT – Bach Khoa, there are lecturers from prestigious partner universities of HCMUT – Bach Khoa coming to jointly enrich the program experience for learners.
General knowledge section
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Management & Leadership
  • Philosophy
  • English
Supplement knowledge section
  • Unconventional resources & recovery
  • Decision Making in Petroleum Projects and Risk Analysis
  • Applied Computing in Exploration and Production
Compulsory specialized knowledge section
  • Reservoir Analysis and Characterization
  • Applied Petrophysics
  • Advanced Production Engineering
  • Advanced Reservoir Engineering
  • Overseas/international internship
  • Internship
Optional specialized knowledge section

Minor: Petroleum Engineering

  • Advanced Petroleum Geomechanics
  • Geophysics Interpretation
  • Advanced Geostatistics
  • Reservoir modeling and simulation
  • Advanced completion and reservoir stimulation
  • Petroleum business and economic evaluation
  • Renewable Energy
  • Advanced Drilling Engineering

Minor: Petroleum Project Management

  • Petroleum Business and Economic Evaluation
  • Renewable Energy
  • Reservoir, resouces an reserve evaluation
  • Production and Operations Management
  • Financial Management
  • Geophysics Interpretation
  • Advanced Drilling Engineering
  • Advanced Geostatistics
  • Integrated project management

Register & Prepare your application

In order to apply for a study program, applicants have to fill in the application form, then submit it together with the following required documents to the BK-IMP Admission Department ( 

  1. Application Form (download below);
  2. Passport;
  3. Bachelor’s degree & Transcript;
  4. Most-updated Curriculum Vitae (CV);
  5. Motivation Letter;
  6. (if any) IELTS 6.0 or equivalence, & other supportive documents.


We will send you detailed information about the scholarship program, including instructions to prepare your application. Please double check your contact information before clicking “Submit”.

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