Upon successful completion of the B.Sc. in Petroleum Geosciences and Remote Sensing program the student will have the ability to:
1. Identify, formulate, and solve petroleum, geosciences and remote sensing problems.
2. Apply fundamental principles and concepts of geosciences and remote sensing in theoretical and practical situations.
3. Employ modern technologies and established IT skills to collect, interpret, and present geological data.
4. Implement independent experiments under guidance using to the appropriate research methodologies.
5. Work effectively, responsibly and safely in an individual or team context.
6 Communicate information concisely and accurately using written, visual, and verbal means appropriate to the situation.
7. Actively engaging in professional development and life-long learning activities.
8. Model geosciences related components to meet economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety needs.
Graduates from the PGRS will find employment opportunities covering a wide spectrum mainly in petroleum sectors. Geoscientists are in high demand in many oil and gas industries, mineral and water exploration, geo-imaging and remote sensing, natural risks management, environmental monitoring, forensic geosciences and archaeological excavation and preservation , as well as research positions in industry and government laboratories. Problem-solving techniques learned in the petroleum geosciences curriculum create opportunities for continued educational pursuits and/or higher graduate study in geosciences. The main potential employers and probable outlets for Geoscientists in the UAE are:
1. National and international oil and gas companies such as ADNOC, ADMA and ADCO, ENOC, Dubai Oil and gas, ExxonMobil, Shell, BP, Total and Schlumberger.
2. Governmental agencies with activities related to soil, water, energy, and environment; such as Ministry of Environment and Water, Ministry of Energy, Abu Dhabi and other Environmental Agency as well as Municipalities in all the Emirates.
3. Academic and educational institutions.
4. Civil Engineering Bureaus, construction companies and cement and rock quarries industry at both large and small scale entrepreneurs.
5. Police authority in forensic laboratories.
6. Archaeological and Heritage Museums.