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The program was designed to train highly qualified specialists in the field of applied geology, ready for professional activities, and capable to use advanced technologies in their professional field. The students will have a unique chance to participate in real research projects, develop new technologies, and use advanced equipment of Tomsk Polytechnic University and other research institutes.

The follwoing program is one of the programs of an umbrella specialisation Applied Geology. Along wi this, there are Survey, Exploration, Engineering and Geological Study of Groundwater and Geological Survey, Prospecting and Exploration of Solid Mineral Fields.


Degree title                           

Specialist in Petroleum Geology

Duration5 academic years
Application deadline10.08 (fall semester)
Contact for application issues

International Admission Office (preferably)

E-mail: omrs@tpu.ru

Tel: +7 (3822) 60-64-76

Online Application

Program contacts:

Division for Geology

Learning output

The program was designed to equip students with necessary skills, allowing them to:

  • carry out industrial, technological and engineering research in accordance with specialization
  • choose technical means to solve professional problems and manage their application
  • carry out geological observations and their documentation, study, draw up diagrams, maps, plans, sections of geological content
  • carry out geological and economic assessment of objects
  • carry out geological quality controlprepare and coordinate geological tasks for the development of design solutions
  • carry out project management
  • conduct technical calculations for projects, technical and economic and functional-cost analysis of project effectiveness
  • and others

The program curriculum includes the following subjects:

  • Geological Mapping
  • Blasting Operations
  • Geophysical Methods for Prospecting and Exploration of Mineral Deposits
  • Forecasting and Prospecting for Mineral Deposits
  • Fundamentals of Ore Processing TechnologyGeology and Geochemistry of Oil and Gas
  • Theoretical Foundations of Oil and Gas Exploration and
  • Well Investigation
  • Petroleum Field Geology
  • Estimation of Petroleum Reserves and Resources
  • Underground Hydromechanics
  • Fundamentals of Petroleum Field Development
  • and others


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