Canadian Universities for Petroleum and Mining Engineering Programmes

petroleum-engineering Some of the best Canadian Universities for doing a professional course in the disciplines of Mineral Engineering, Natural Resources Engineering Programmes, Mining Engineering; Petroleum Engineering; Mineral Resources Engineering; Water Resources Engineering and Oil and Gas Engineering include the names of the reputed universities such as University of Alberta, University of Calgary, the University of British Columbia, Dalhousie University, Laurentian University of Sudbury, University of Guelph and Memorial University of Newfoundland.

University of Alberta offers various programmes in Mining Engineering, Mineral Engineering and Petroleum Engineering. Major mining engineering degrees awarded by the university are BSc in Mining Engineering, MSc in mining engineering, M.Eng in mining engineering and PhD in mining engineering. In mineral engineering discipline, a PhD in mineral engineering is offered at the university. Major petroleum engineering programmes conducted at the university are BSc in Petroleum Engineering, MSc in petroleum engineering, MEng in petroleum engineering and PhD in petroleum engineering.

University of Calgary is popular for its bachelor degree, BSc in oil and gas engineering as well as various levels of petroleum engineering programmes like MSc in petroleum engineering, MEng in petroleum engineering and PhD in petroleum engineering.

The University of British Columbia conducts some reputed courses in Mining Engineering. Major courses available at the university include study programmes such as Bachelor of Applied Science in Mining Engineering, MASc in Mining Engineering, MEng in mining engineering and PhD in Mining Engineering.

Dalhousie University offers two master degrees in mining engineering, i.e. MASc in Mining Engineering and MEng in Petroleum Engineering; and three programmes in mineral resource engineering i.e. Bachelor of Engineering in Mineral Resource engineering, M.Eng in Mineral Resource Engineering and PhD in Mineral Resource Engineering.

Major courses offered by the Laurentian University of Sudbury include courses like BEng in mining engineering; Master of applied science (mineral resource engineering) and PhD Natural Resources Engineering. BEng in water resources engineering is available at the University of Guelph.

Memorial University of Newfoundland has a well established reputation in the field of Oil and Gas Engineering education. Some of the courses available at the university are Master of Engineering (oil and gas engineering), Master of Applied Science in oil and gas engineering and PhD in engineering (oil and gas engineering)


  • seun michael

    I have BTech degree in chemical engineering from Ladoke Akintola University in Nigeria, please which of the university with be my best option with regards to studying for my masters degree in Oil and Gas Engineering as well as a good job prospect in Canada

  • philip

    currently, a third year student in bsc material science and engineering programme.wants to know the proospect of getting my masters in petroleum engineering in uni. of alberta. possible anyway

  • R.Anbumani

    I have completed my M.Tech in Chemical engineering with 73% (Distinction) in 2002. After that i have 2 years teaching experience and 6 years industrial experience including Chemical to Oil& Gas. I have working in Sulphur Recovery Unit for the past 3 years and would like to go for PhD in Chemical engineering or PhD in Oil & Gas. Which univeristy would be more suitable for me in USA or Canada. My only draw back is i have upper second class (58%) during my B.E. Chemical engineering. Please advice me.

  • munir chopra

    i m doing computer engineering from Mumbai university in India.m i elligible to do masters in petroleum engineerng from any of the above universities.

  • student88

    How would you rate the Undergraduate Program in Petroleum Engineering offered by University of Regina & Colorado School of Mines ?

  • student88


    I just realized Colorado is not in Canada

  • raheel tareen

    i have just completed my BE (petroleum & natural gas) and waiting for final result. which university is best for me for masters in petroleum & natural gas. please guide me

  • Anolue obinna kingsley

    I am a graduate of polymer and textile engineering from the federal university of technology owerri,imo state nigeria
    i seriously want to do a masters in petroleum engineering to complement my poor practical standards in our nigeria institutions,please how soon can i get a student visa,i am hungry for a real pratical experience.can’t wait to hear for you.

  • i am a 2nd year in BE material science  & engineering, CAN i do masters in petroleum???