About us

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. The School offered the first undergraduate degree of its kind in Australia and was the first petroleum engineering course in the world to be accredited by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (London).

Now housed in the Tyree Energy Building at the Kensington Campus of UNSW, the School of Petroleum Engineering has around 200 undergraduate students and more than 40 postgraduate students. We offer a range of professional qualifications including an internationally recognised BE Undergraduate program.

The School provides vital teaching and research programs as well as consulting and training for oil and gas companies, legal firms and government departments throughout the Asia Pacific.