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Upcoming events

2016 Postgraduate Research Symposium

2016 Postgraduate Research Symposium

26 September 2016 to 29 September 2016
InterPore International Conference on Porous Media

InterPore International Conference on Porous Media

30 November 2016 to 2 December 2016

Degrees and courses

Undergraduate degrees

The Bachelor of Engineering in Petroleum Engineering is internationally recognised and is the most established of its type in the southern hemisphere.

Postgraduate degrees

The School of Petroleum Engineering has strong relationships with the Australian Oil and Gas Industry. Many of our graduates working in industry return to pursue postgraduate degrees to further their careers. 


Alumni & Industry

There are some amazing facilities available at the School of Petroleum Engineering.


Our consulting services cover the complete range of upstream oil and gas services.

High school students
Experience engineering

UNSW Engineering offers a range of events for high school students to attend.

Guaranteed entry

Explore the UNSW entry requirements.

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Research highlights

We are at the leading edge of research into the characterisation, simulation, drilling and production of energy from deep within the earth.

Research groups

Learn about the research groups connected with the School of Petroleum Engineering.

About us

About the School

Established in 1985, the School of Petroleum Engineering is Australia's longest standing undergraduate and postgraduate petroleum industry training school, serving both Australian and international students.

Visitors and Community

Getting to UNSW

UNSW's main campus is located on a 38 hectare site in the suburb of Kensington

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Giving to UNSW

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UNSW is recognised throughout the world as an important centre of learning and research