- A master's candidate in petroleum engineering has advanced knowledge within the field of petroleum engineering and specialised insight into a particular area.
- The candidate will have in-depth knowledge of scientific theories and methods connected to the subject area, be able to apply knowledge to new areas within the subject area and be able to analyse professional issues on the basis of the history, tradition, distinct nature and place in society of the subject area.
- The candidate will be able to apply this knowledge to develop, manage and implement petroleum engineering solutions within the oil and gas sector.
- The candidate will be able to analyse existing theories, methods and interpretations within petroleum engineering, and work on practical and theoretical issues independently.
- The candidate will be able to independently carry out a specialised research or development project within petroleum engineering under supervision and in line with current ethical norms of research.
- The candidate will be able to solve petroleum engineering problems by integrating different types of data used in the oil industry.
- The candidate will be able to use state-of-the art technology and manage, develop and carry out processes within petroleum engineering.
- The candidate will be able to analyse relevant specialist, professional, research and ethical issues
- The candidate will be able to apply his/her own knowledge and skills to new areas to carry out advanced assignments and projects.
- The candidate will be able to communicate information relating to independent work to other petroleum engineers, and will have an excellent command of the terminology related to the subject area.
- The candidate will be able to communicate, not just with other petroleum engineers, but also with the general public on professional issues within the subject area, and will be capable of contributing with new ideas in the innovation process.