BS in Petroleum Engineering

Fuel Your Future with AURAK’s Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering Program

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    The petroleum engineering industry is about exploring, extracting, and refining oil and gas resources for commercial use. Petroleum engineers work on a wide range of projects, from drilling for new resources to optimizing the production of existing wells.

    AURAK’s Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering will equip you with technical skills such as geology, drilling engineering, and reservoir management. With an emphasis on hands-on learning, you will work on projects to apply theoretical concepts in practical scenarios. Additionally, the program emphasizes problem-solving, critical thinking, and project management skills, which are valuable in any career.

    The program provides a strong foundation for individuals who are passionate about science and technology and want to build a career in the petroleum engineering industry.

    Upon graduation, you will be qualified to work in various industries, such as oil and gas exploration and production, energy consulting, and more. Career opportunities include positions such as petroleum engineer, drilling engineer, and production engineer.


    School of Engineering

    Total Credit Hours

    133 Credits



    4 Years


    Fall / Spring

    AURAK Profile


    The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is a state-owned institution that provides an American model of higher education.

    AURAK offers 28 unique employment-related programs at both the bachelor’s and master’s levels.

    AURAK has achieved an institutional ranking of #10 in the UAE, #50 in the Arab region, and a 5-star rating for Overall Institutional Excellence from QS ranking 2020. While its faculty is drawn from around 26 nations, students of 46 different nationalities attend the university.

    The programs at AURAK are designed to respond to the emerging needs of a changing world and market demand. Our students are provided with an exceptional learning experience focused on career readiness and the necessary skills to prepare them for their future careers.

    AURAK’s campus facility is spread over 1.3 million square feet with 39 modern labs, on-campus student residence, indoor and outdoor sports facilities, and has easy access to beaches, mountains, and major city centers.



    Nationally & Internationally Accredited Degree

    Study abroad & Student Exchange programs

    Students from over 45 different countries

    QS Ranking 2020

    Scholarships & Competitive Tuition Fees

    Daily Transportation

    International Faculty

    On campus Student Residence

    Key Facts

    INSTITUTIONAL Accreditation

    Program Accreditation


    Campus Location

    American University of
    Ras Al Khaimah Road,
    Ras al Khaimah, UAE
    PO Box: 10021