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BS.c. Petroleum Geoscience and Production

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  PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

 

COURSE NAME

COURSE CODE

L

P

CH

CU

 

SEMESTER 1

 

 

 

 

 

1

External Earth Processes

GLO 1101

15

30

30

2

2

Internal Earth Processes

GLO 1102

30

0

30

2

3

Mineralogy

PGP 1101

15

30

30

2

4

Calculus

PGP 1102

45

0

45

3

5

Probability and Statistics

PGP 1103

45

0

45

3

6

Basic Inorganic Chemistry

CHM 1101

30

30

45

3

7

Basic Physical Chemistry

CHM 1102

30

30

45

3

8

Properties of Matter

PHY 1103

30

0

30

2

 

Total CU

 

 

 

 

20

 

SEMESTER 2

 

 

 

 

 

9

Palaeontology

GLO 1201

15

30

30

2

10

Petrology

GLO 1202

30

30

45

3

11

Geology of Uganda

GLO 1203

30

0

30

2

12

Introduction to Computer Science

PGP 1201

15

30

30

2

13

Linear Algebra

PGP 1202

45

0

45

3

14

Basic Organic Chemistry

CHM 1205

30

30

45

3

15

Electricity and Magnetism

PHY 1205

45

0

45

3

16

Heat and Thermodynamics

PHY 1206

30

30

45

3

 

Total CU

 

 

 

 

21

 

SEMESTER 3

 

 

 

 

 

17

Structural Geology and Geotectonics

PGP2109

30

30

45

3

18

Introduction to Petroleum Geology

PGP 2101

45

0

45

3

19

Petroleum Geophysics

PGP 2102

30

0

30

2

20

Computing and Geostatistics

PGP 2103

30

30

45

3

21

Introduction to Petroleum Engineering

PGP 2104

15

30

30

2

22

Rock Mechanics and Fluid Physics

PGP 2105

45

0

45

3

23

Fluid Mechanics

PGP 2106

45

0

45

3

Electives

 

 

 

 

 

24

Mineral Optics

PGP 2107

15

30

30

2

25

Material Science

PGP 2108

15

30

30

2

 

Total CU

 

 

 

 

21

 

SEMESTER 4

 

 

 

 

 

26

Sedimentary Petrology

GLO2202

15

30

30

2

27

Stratigraphy

GLO 2203

15

30

30

2

28

Geochemistry

GLO 2205

30

0

30

2

29

GIS

PGP 2201

15

30

30

2

30

Electromagnetic and Radiometric Methods

PGP 2202

45

0

45

3

31

Mathematical Analysis

PGP 2203

45

0

45

3

32

Field Geology and Surveying

PGP 2204

30

30

45

3

Electives

 

 

 

 

 

33

Remote Sensing

PGP 2205

15

30

30

2

34

Environmental Geology

PGP 2206

30

0

30

2

 

Total CU

 

 

 

 

19

 

Recess term

 

 

 

 

 

35

Field Attachment

PGP 2301

0

150

75

5

 

SEMESTER 5

 

 

 

 

 

36

Analytical Separation Techniques

PGP 3108

30

30

45

3

37

Sedimentology

GLO 3105

30

0

30

2

38

Palynology

PGP 3101

30

30

45

3

39

Seismic Data Interpretation

PGP 3102

30

0

30

2

40

Signal Processing

PGP 3103

15

30

30

2

41

Geophysical Data Acquisition, Processing and interpretation

PGP 3104

45

0

45

4

42

Well Logging

PGP 3105

30

30

45

3

 

Electives

 

 

 

 

 

43

Electrical and Paleomagnetic Methods

PGP 3106

30

0

30

2

44

Scientific project proposal and report writing

PGP 3107

30

0

30

2

 

Total CU

 

 

 

 

21

 

SEMESTER 6

 

 

 

 

 

45

Regional Geology of East Africa

GLO 3202

30

0

30

2

46

Petroleum Geochemistry

PGP 3201

30

30

45

3

47

Seminar Presentation

PGP 3202

30

0

30

2

48

Computer Modelling and Design

PGP 3203

45

30

60

3

49

Analysis of Sedimentary Basins

PGP 3204

30

30

45

3

50

Sociology and Ethics in Petroleum

PGP 3205

30

0

30

3

51

Oil and Gas Policy and Environmental Law

PGP 3206

45

0

45

3

 

Electives

 

 

 

 

 

52

Differential Equations

PGP 3207

30

0

30

2

53

Thematic Map Interpretation

PGP 3208

15

30

30

2

 

Total CU

 

 

 

 

21

 

Recess term

 

 

 

 

 

54

Project

PGP 4203

 

 

 

 

SEMESTER 7

 

 

 

 

 

55

Petroleum Economics

PGP 4104

60

0

60

4

56

Petroleum Reservoir Management

PGP 4102

30

30

45

3

57

Drilling Engineering

PGP 4103

45

0

45

3

58

Health, Safety and Environmental aspects of Petroleum Development

PGP 4101

45

0

45

3

59

Reservoir Geophysics and Geology

PGP 4105

45

0

45

3

60

Reservoir Engineering

PGP 4106

30

30

 
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