Master’s Degree Program in Geo-Resources and Petroleum Engineering

Master’s Degree Program in Geo-Resources and Petroleum Engineering


Department of Mining and Petroleum Engineering offers a master’s degree program in petroleum engineering. The program is specially designed for Thai and foreign students using English as a program language. It is designed for students who graduate with B.Eng. or B.S. in petroleum engineering or other related disciplines. This two-year program operates on a semester system. Master of Engineering degree will be awarded after the completion of the program requirements.

The curriculum provides an extensive study in petroleum engineering which emphasizes on upstream activities, oil and gas exploration and production. This program will serve industrial demand of highly competent petroleum engineers who are able to conduct both scientific and engineering investigations to solve various problems related to exploration and production of oil and natural gas.

The Department currently has 8 faculty members facilitating the Petroleum Engineering discipline. The numbers of graduate students are 20s. The Department also offers a bachelor’s degree program in petroleum engineering (in Thai). The undergraduate program, which is not an international program, has 40s enrollments.

Degree Requirements

The program requires 24 credits of course work and 12 credits of research work. All students must take a compulsory graduate seminar. A student must present an acceptable thesis and pass an oral examination in the field of Petroleum Engineering. Students who have insufficient basic knowledge in Petroleum Engineering must take some appropriate undergraduate courses. These undergraduate courses will not be counted as graduate credits.

Students who have fulfilled the requirements of the program with the Cumulative Grade Point Average of at least 3.00 with a period of study of at least four semesters and no more than ten semesters will be awarded the degree of Master of Engineering in Petroleum Engineering.


An applicant holding a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or Science in related disciplines is eligible for consideration. Together with an application form each applicant must submit the following documents to the Department of Mining and Petroleum Engineering:


  • TOEFL or CUTEP score or English test score from accepted institutions
  • Statement of purpose
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A certified copy of transcript


Applicants will be admitted to the program based on their academic performances together with potential research capabilities.

Program Description

Application Form

Application deadline Early-March
Examination / Interview April
Notification of admission May


First semester (August – December) for students without bachelor degree in petroleum engineering


  • Application deadline Late-February
  • Examination / Interview Late-March
  • Notification of admission Mid-April
  • Enrollment registration Mid-May


Tuition and Fees (per semester):

Thai students:
Tuition fee                    31,000 Thai Baht
Academic fee               40,000 Thai Baht
Total                              71,000 Thai Baht

International students:
Tuition fee                   31,000 Thai Baht
International fee        55,500 Thai Baht
Academic fee              40,000 Thai Baht
Total                             126,500 Thai Baht

Contact Address:

Falan Srisuriyachai, Ph.D.
Graduate Program in Petroleum Engineering
Department of Mining and Petroleum Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University
Patumwan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand
Phone: (+662)-218-6925
Fax: (+662)-218-6920
E-mail: falan.s@chula.ac.th