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|Tuition Fees:||$0 /year|
|Applications Begin:||June 2020|
|Final Award:||Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering|
|Start Date:||September 2020|
|Academic Unit:||School of Engineering|
|Application Deadline:||30 September 2020|
Petroleum engineering is the branch of engineering concerned with the drilling, recovery, production, and distribution of petroleum and natural gas. It includes knowledge of the properties of fluids and rocks in surface and subsurface environments as well as methods of exploiting the economic production of oil and gas from petroleum reservoirs.
A major subdivision at KU is reservoir engineering, or the development of processes to improve production from oil and gas reservoirs. Reservoir engineers use sophisticated mathematical techniques and computer technology to obtain optimum production. Through such techniques, petroleum engineers continue to extract oil and gas from reservoirs that only a few years ago would have been considered uneconomical. This branch of engineering is somewhat different from the other in that production is far removed from physical observation.
Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Quarry manager
– Energy engineer
– Drilling engineer
– Mining engineer
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Tuition Fees per year for Kenyan Students = 184,700 KES
Tuition Fees per year for International Students = 221,640 KES
****This programme will be completed with fees per year as follows::
– First year = 184,700 KES
– Second year = 179,700 KES
– Third year = 179,700 KES
– Fourth year = 179,700 KES
International Students pay 20% more than the Kenyan Students.