Bachelor of Applied Technology Petroleum Engineering

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Program Information

Field of Study:Petroleum Engineering
Description:SAIT has offered the Bachelor of Applied Technology Petroleum Engineering (BAPT) degree program since 1995. The program was primarily designed to upgrade the education of our technology diploma graduates. However, the program also accommodates students from a variety of backgrounds. Each student's personal development program is designed in consultation with an assigned advisor to ensure that the personal development program will suit the student's needs.

The program is offered through both day and evening classes to accommodate full-time and part-time students. It is also possible to combine some day courses with some evening courses or distance delivery courses in order to meet personal schedule requirements. All program participants are required to complete a minimum of 800 hours (27 credits) of coursework and a supervised work practicum of 800 hours (30 credits). Full-time day students normally require two years to complete the program, while part-time evening students generally take more than two years. Credit may be given for relevant work experience for students who work during the day and complete courses in the evening. Credit may also be given for previous relevant work experience, but only up to 50 per cent of the required 800 hours work experience.
URL:Bachelor of Applied Technology Petroleum Engineering at SAIT
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Careers:Petroleum Engineers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*65

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Admission Requirements: - A two-year SAIT diploma in Petroleum Engineering Technology, Chemical Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Instrumentation Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, or similar engineering technology, with a grade point average of 2.5 or better is the normal entrance requirement. - University graduates holding relevant science (mathematics, physics, chemistry, geology, or geophysics) or engineering degrees are accepted. Additional courses may be required before starting the program. Applicants with other qualifications may be considered upon submission of certified background information. - A transcript of marks for all post-secondary courses or programs is required for all applicants and must be submitted to Student Services at the time of application. Foreign documents need to be assessed by either World Education Services (WES) or SAIT Prior Learning Assessment Recognition (PLAR). Registration in a Canadian Professional Engineering or a Certified Technologist organization can be substituted for the WES or PLAR assessments, subject to academic chair approval. - All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 05, 2018