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Master's Degree in Hydrocarbon
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ABOUT THE

Program

The Master’s program in Hydrocarbon Engineering, was created with the aim of delivering to the country and industry, staff with a high degree of expertise to contribute to the responsible development and sustainable production of their hydrocarbons, through design, adaptation and application of new technologies and mechanisms for the recovery of oil remaining from our deposits.

The Master’s Degree in Hydrocarbon Engineering becomes an opportunity to continue contributing to the development of the oil industry at the national level through high-quality research, providing master teachers in hydrocarbon engineering with competencies to operate in different fields at national and international level, capable of formulating and executing innovative strategies to solve complex engineering problems, with a view to optimizing the exploitation of hydrocarbons with sustainability and social responsibility criteria.

Bucaramanga, Santander: SNIES 10858 | Qualified Registration: MEN N.° 021319 of November 11, 2020, validity 7 years.

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PERSONALIZED ADVICE

DEGREE:

Master in Hydrocarbon Engineering

DURATION:

4 Semesters

MODALITY::

In-Person

CAMPUS

Bucaramanga Main Campus

DEGREE:

Master in Hydrocarbon Engineering

DURATION:

4 Semesters

MODALITY:

In-Person

CAMPUS:

Bucaramanga Main Campus

APPLICANT

Profile

The applicant to pursue the Master's Degree in Hydrocarbon Engineering must preferably have the following aspects, which will be evaluated in the entrance exam, resume and interview:

  • Have training in the area of engineering, Geology, Geophysics and Chemistry with knowledge in hydrocarbons especially in the physicochemical and thermodynamic characteristics of fluids and behavior of reservoirs, exploration processes, production, treatment, transport and use of hydrocarbons and their derivatives.
  • Be analytical, with critical and mathematical reasoning.
  • High degree of commitment and interest in research and teamwork.
  • Show interest and expectations in improvement at a personal and professional level to provide a greater contribution to the industry and society.
  • Have skills and trajectory in the use of information and communication technology tools.
  • Have an interest in the development of innovative projects.
  • Have experience in the preparation of scientific publications and participation in the formulation of research proposals.
  • English language management level A1, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

GRADUATE

Profile

The graduate of the Master's Degree in Hydrocarbon Engineering is an integral professional who has the following competencies:

  • Develops knowledge to solve technological problems of the hydrocarbon production chain.
  • Optimizes the processes involved in hydrocarbon exploration and exploitation operations, leading the work of interdisciplinary groups.
  • Establishes strategies for the knowledge and adaptation of new technologies that contribute to increasing production and the recovery factor.
  • Evaluates technical, economic and environmental aspects that allow defining the feasibility and development of projects in the hydrocarbon industry in a self-sustainable and socially responsible way.
  • Identifies aspects of the different areas of hydrocarbons that require research, proposing innovative alternative solutions with University-Industry participation.
  • Acquires skills to propose safe operations that allow the reduction of development costs in hydrocarbon fields.

LABOR

Field

The Master's program in Hydrocarbon Engineering becomes an opportunity to continue contributing to the development of the oil industry at the national level through high quality research, providing master numbers in hydrocarbon engineering with competences to perform in different fields at national and international level, able to formulate and execute innovative strategies that allow to solve complex engineering problems, with a view to optimizing the exploitation of hydrocarbons with criteria of sustainability and social responsibility.

APPLICANT

Profile

The applicant to pursue the Master’s Degree in Hydrocarbon Engineering must preferably have the following aspects, which will be evaluated in the entrance exam, resume and interview:

  • Have training in the area of engineering, Geology, Geophysics and Chemistry with knowledge in hydrocarbons especially in the physicochemical and thermodynamic characteristics of fluids and behavior of reservoirs, exploration processes, production, treatment, transport and use of hydrocarbons and their derivatives.
  • Be analytical, with critical and mathematical reasoning.
  • High degree of commitment and interest in research and teamwork.
  • Show interest and expectations in improvement at a personal and professional level to provide a greater contribution to the industry and society.
  • Have skills and trajectory in the use of information and communication technology tools.
  • Have an interest in the development of innovative projects.
  • Have experience in the preparation of scientific publications and participation in the formulation of research proposals.
  • English language management level A1, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

GRADUATE

Profile

The graduate of the Master’s Degree in Hydrocarbon Engineering is an integral professional who has the following competencies:

  • Develops knowledge to solve technological problems of the hydrocarbon production chain.
  • Optimizes the processes involved in hydrocarbon exploration and exploitation operations, leading the work of interdisciplinary groups.
  • Establishes strategies for the knowledge and adaptation of new technologies that contribute to increasing production and the recovery factor.
  • Evaluates technical, economic and environmental aspects that allow defining the feasibility and development of projects in the hydrocarbon industry in a self-sustainable and socially responsible way.
  • Identifies aspects of the different areas of hydrocarbons that require research, proposing innovative alternative solutions with University-Industry participation.
  • Acquires skills to propose safe operations that allow the reduction of development costs in hydrocarbon fields.

LABOR

Field

The Master’s program in Hydrocarbon Engineering becomes an opportunity to continue contributing to the development of the oil industry at the national level through high quality research, providing master numbers in hydrocarbon engineering with competences to perform in different fields at national and international level, able to formulate and execute innovative strategies that allow to solve complex engineering problems, with a view to optimizing the exploitation of hydrocarbons with criteria of sustainability and social responsibility.

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Academic

Curriculum

Code: 23466           Credits: 4 - Advanced Mathematics


Code: -                     Credits: 4 - Elective I


Code: -                     Credits: 4 - Elective II


Code: 23467            Credits: 1 - Research Seminar I


Code: -                          Credits: 4 - Elective III


Code: -                          Credits: 4 - Elective IV


Code: 23468                 Credits: 1 - Research Seminar II


Code: 23469                 Credits: 1 - Research Seminar III


Code: 24456                Credits: 12 - Research work I


Code: 24457                 Credits: 1 - Research Seminar IV


Code: 27552                 Credits: 14 - Research work II


Code: 23495           Credits: 4 - Thermodynamics of Hydrocarbons


Code: 23496           Credits: 4 - Numerical Methods in Engineering


Code: 23499           Credits: 4 - Geostatistics


Code: 23500           Credits: 4 - Recovery Methods


Code: 23502           Credits: 4 - Reservoir Simulation


Code: 24564           Credits: 4 - Production Engineering


Code: --                   Credits: 4 - Unconventional Resources


Code: --                    Credits: 4 - Optimization of Artificial Lifting Systems


Code: --                    Credits: 4 - Advanced Topics in Petroleum Engineering


Code: --                    Credits: 4 - Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)


Code: --                    Credits: 4 - Flow Assurance


Code: --                    Credits: 4 - Advanced Geomechanics and its Applications to the Petroleum Industry


Code: --                    Credits: 4 - Advanced Petrophysics


Code: --                    Credits: 4 - Advanced Hydrocarbon Transport Phenomena

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

   Bucaramanga      

2nd Semester

2022

* Subject to demand

Registration oppening  

Registration closing  

Knowledge test  

Interview  

Classes start  

 

2022 february 22

2022 july 15

2022 july 22-25

2022 july 27

2022 august 11

  
Requirements list
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or Photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language. The degrees must be validated before the Ministerio de Educación Nacional of the Republic of Colombia in case the applicant is going to study a master’s degree in the area of health, law or other area regulated by national regulations that require this administrative act.
  • Certificate of the grades obtained during undergraduate studies, with a weighted average equal to or higher than three point fifty (3.50), and those of the research or in-depth master’s degree programs completed.
    • Notice 2: In the case of UIS undergraduate alumni, it is not necessary to provide it.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.
  • If the advisory committee so determines, proof of reading comprehension and written production in Spanish language, presenting the certificate of approval issued by the UIS School of Languages.
    • Notice 1: The cost of the certification or test is not included in the registration fee for the graduate program.
  • For research master’s degrees, certification of foreign language level equivalent to or higher than level A1 according to the CEFR for languages, according to standardized test or issued by the UIS Institute of Languages.
    • Notice 2: This certification will not be required for those applicants who are native speakers of a foreign language or who have obtained a university degree in a foreign language, according to the description of such studies in the corresponding documents.
  • Receipt of payment, issued by the UIS treasury, for the current value of the psycho-technical test (if required) or receipt of consignment in the authorized accounts.
  • Two (2) confidential letters of academic reference, in sealed envelopes, sent directly to the graduate coordination, according to the form established by the UIS.
  • Research Master’s Degrees: endorsement letter from a research group or center of the UIS or from a scientific institution with which there is an agreement in force, signed by the director of the same, and in which the applicant is presented to the program.
  • In-depth master’s degrees: endorsement letter from a research group or center of the UIS or from a company or organization, signed by the legal representative of the same, presenting the applicant to the postgraduate program and expressing that in such group or entity the application work may be proposed or carried out.
SPECIFICS REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM
  • AA
  • BB
  • CC
  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

0.5 S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

1 S.M.M.L.V.

Academic fees per semester 10 S.M.M.L.V.

The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page "Start registration process" you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

2nd semester

2022

*Subject to demand of the program.




Bucaramanga

Registration start

February 22, 2022

Registration deadline

July 15, 2022

Knowledge test

July 22-25, 2022

Interviews

July 27, 2022

Classes start

August 11, 2022

Requirements list

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or Photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language. The degrees must be validated before the Ministerio de Educación Nacional of the Republic of Colombia in case the applicant is going to study a master’s degree in the area of health, law or other area regulated by national regulations that require this administrative act.
  • Certificate of the grades obtained during undergraduate studies, with a weighted average equal to or higher than three point fifty (3.50), and those of the research or in-depth master’s degree programs completed.
    • Notice 2: In the case of UIS undergraduate alumni, it is not necessary to provide it.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.
  • If the advisory committee so determines, proof of reading comprehension and written production in Spanish language, presenting the certificate of approval issued by the UIS School of Languages.
    • Notice 1: The cost of the certification or test is not included in the registration fee for the graduate program.
  • For research master’s degrees, certification of foreign language level equivalent to or higher than level A1 according to the CEFR for languages, according to standardized test or issued by the UIS Institute of Languages.
    • Notice 2: This certification will not be required for those applicants who are native speakers of a foreign language or who have obtained a university degree in a foreign language, according to the description of such studies in the corresponding documents.
  • Receipt of payment, issued by the UIS treasury, for the current value of the psycho-technical test (if required) or receipt of consignment in the authorized accounts.
  • Two (2) confidential letters of academic reference, in sealed envelopes, sent directly to the graduate coordination, according to the form established by the UIS.
  • Research Master’s Degrees: endorsement letter from a research group or center of the UIS or from a scientific institution with which there is an agreement in force, signed by the director of the same, and in which the applicant is presented to the program.
  • In-depth master’s degrees: endorsement letter from a research group or center of the UIS or from a company or organization, signed by the legal representative of the same, presenting the applicant to the postgraduate program and expressing that in such group or entity the application work may be proposed or carried out.

SPECIFICS REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM

  • AA
  • BB
  • CC
  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

0,5 S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

1 S.M.M.L.V.*

Academic fees per semester

10 S.M.M.L.V.

Mother tongue exam: 0.131 SMMLV

Foreign Language Exam: $112,000

Psychotechnical Test: 0.1 SMMLV. (University Cash Payment Receipt – Fund 7080)


The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page "Start registration process" you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

PROGRAM

Professors

Jaime Ardila Gómez

Master's Degree in Occupational Risk Prevention

Aristóbulo Bejarano Wallens

Specialist in Contemporary Political Philosophy and Studies in Management Development

José Carlos Cárdenas Montes

Doctor of Chemical Engineering

Rubén Hernán Castro García

Master's Degree in Hydrocarbons Engineering

Luis Felipe Carrillo Moreno

Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering

Olga Patricia Chacón Arias

Doctor of Administrative Sciences

Alexandra Cortés Aguilar

Doctor of Economics

Tomás De La Calle Botero

MBA

Jorge Enrique Forero Sanabria

Master's Degree in Management in the Hydrocarbons Industry

Pedro Elías Galindo León

Doctor of Legal Sociology and Political Institutions

Hugo Alejandro García Duarte

Specialization in Field Engineering at the University of Calgary

Édison Odilio García Navas

Master in Hydrocarbons Engineering

Jaime Wilfrido Giraldo Alfonso

Master's Degree in Integrated Quality, Safety and Environmental Management

Manuel Guillermo Hoyos Trujillo

Master's Degree in Integrated Quality, Safety and Environmental Management

Favio Yovany Jiménez Inocencio

Doctor with deepening hydrotreating process research and application of advanced analytical techniques for the characterization of heavy oil fractions

Jolman Lozano Pico

Raúl Andrés Martínez López

Master's Degree in Hydrocarbons Engineering

Jorge Enrique Meneses Flórez

Alexis David Meza Gualdrón

Master's Degree in Business Administration

Giovanni Albeiro Montoya Aldave

Business Administration Specialist at THE CEIPA University Institution

Saulo Enrique Mora Gómez

Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA)

Éider Niz Velásquez

Doctor of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

Andrés Felipe Ortiz Meneses

Master of Hydrocarbons Engineering

Nicolás Pachón Cabrera

Master's Degree in Gas Management and Engineering

José Darío Parra Vega

Hermes Peña Velásquez

Martha Ilce Pérez Angulo

Master's Degree in Computer Science for Education

Alberto Raúl Pinzón Díaz

Master of Hydrocarbons Engineering

Álvaro Prada Velásquez

Master's Degree in Petroleum Engineering

Hénderson Iván Quintero Pérez

Doctor of Chemical Engineering

Helena Margarita Ribón Barrios

Master of Hydrocarbons Engineering

Diego Armando Rodríguez Reyna

Master's Degree in Petroleum and Gas Engineering

Jorge Eduardo Romero Domínguez

Master's Degree in Petroleum and Gas Engineering

Néstor Fernando Saavedra Trujillo

Jorge Andrés Sáchica Ávila

Master's Degree in Petroleum and Gas Engineering

Graford Santamaría Valbuena

José Manuel Santos Rueda

Fabio Humberto Tarazona Quintero

Master of Business Administration

Carlos Enrique Vecino Arenas

Doctor of Management from the University of Montreal

Francisco Alberto Velandia Patiño

Doctor of Geosciences

AGREEMENTS

and allies

The UIS has established different agreements with national and international entities in order to have a greater impact on their training, teaching, research and related processes in the articulation of the public university with the different social actors.

 

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School of Petroleum Engineering

Phone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension: 2720 – 1061

Direct Phone: +57 (607) 6325772

Email:

mhidroca@uis.edu.co

UIS  Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Cra 27 calle 9, Ciudad Universitaria. Edificio Jorge Bautista Vesga – Oficina 425.

Universidad Industrial de Santander

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

School of Petroleum Engineering

Phone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension: 2720 – 1061

Direct Phone: +57 (607) 6325772

Email:

mhidroca@uis.edu.co

UIS  Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Cra 27 calle 9, Ciudad Universitaria. Edificio Jorge Bautista Vesga – Oficina 425.

Universidad Industrial de Santander

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

School of Petroleum Engineering

Phone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension: 2720 – 1061

Direct Phone: +57 (607) 6325772

Email:

mhidroca@uis.edu.co

UIS  Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Cra 27 calle 9, Ciudad Universitaria. Edificio Jorge Bautista Vesga – Oficina 425.

Universidad Industrial de Santander

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.