History

China University of Petroleum (CUPB) was founded in 1953, nominated as one of the key national universities in 1960, and is a ‘211’ national universities under the administration of the Ministry of Education. As a first-tier national university of China, the mission of CUPB is to prepare qualified engineers and offer great technical service for the global oil industry through its education of the highest quality and excellent research.

University Overview

With years of efforts, CUPB has been working on improving its programme quality, continuously evolving to stay at the cutting edge of research and industrial advances, and broadening its disciplines and research areas. The present focus of CUPB includes its traditional energy-related fields alongside with the new outreach to sustainable and renewable energy technology and clean energy technology, deep-water technology, energy strategy and policy study, safely engineering technology, environmental engineering and energy management. There are 16 colleges in total at CUPB which offers 27 Bachelor programmes, 99 Master programmes and 48 PhD programmes. It has 2 national key labs, 1 national engineering education centre and 20 ministerial key labs or research institutes.

The academics, who account for CUPB’s position as a national leader in energy-related subjects, are an essential part of its rich academic environment. There are 1,369 teachers in total including 229 professors and 274 associate professors. Among them, there are two winners of Chinese Academy of Science Awards, two winners of Chinese Academy of Engineering Awards. CUPB currently has 7,663undergraduate students, 5,426 Master students, 1076 PhDs and 832 overseas students from 52 countries.

One of the principles of CUPB has been to work closely with world-leading energy companies such as China National Petroleum Corporation, China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation, China National Offshore Oil Corporation, TOTAL, Shell, Petronas, Saudi Aramco, Kogas, BP, StatOil, etc. More than 65% of its research projects are supported by these organizations. Internationalisation is one of the three key strategic priorities of CUPB whose target is to attract scholars around the world and involve our faculty and students to explore the world and share their capacity with the world through linkages with CUPB’s global partner institutions. CUPB currently has collaborative relationship with 120 higher education institutions and academic organizations from 36 countries.

Campus

China University of Petroleum, Beijing, is located in a scenic region of tourist interest in Changping County, Beijing, about 5 miles to the Ming Tombs and 15 miles to the Great Wall. Changping is dynamic yet laid-back, culturally rich but down to earth. One can easily explore Changping on foot or by bike with its perfect size. CUPB has a beautiful campus divided into two relatively independent quarters, which has excellent teaching and learning facilities and well-equipped residential areas.

Programs taught in:
  • English (US)
  • Chinese

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China University of Petroleum

The Chemical Engineering Discipline of China University of Petroleum-Beijing (CUPB) is one of the best in petroleum refining in China, which is the application of the bas ... [+]

Program Description & Objectives

The Chemical Engineering Discipline of China University of Petroleum-Beijing (CUPB) is one of the best in petroleum refining in China, which is the application of the basic sciences, methods and technologies to the effective processing and upgrading of crude oil, residues, distillates and gaseous products.

Core Courses Petroleum Chemistry Catalytic chemistry Chemical Reaction Engineering Advanced Instrumental Analysis Research Areas Oil Field Chemistry and Engineering Petroleum and Natural Gas Chemistry Oil and Gas Processing Technology and Engineering New Materials and Catalyst Engineering Biological and Environmental Chemical Engineering New Energy Chemical Engineering Process Reinforcement and Equipment Intelligent Chemical Engineering and Technology ... [-]
China Beijing
September 2020
English (US),Chinese
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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China University of Petroleum

Students of this major are required not only to master fundamental theories and methods of economics and finance, but to acquire the ability to analyze and settle various ... [+]

Program Description & Objectives

Students of this major are required not only to master fundamental theories and methods of economics and finance, but to acquire the ability to analyze and settle various financial issues that financial institutions and enterprises (especially energy enterprises) face in investment, financing, as well as risk management.

Core Courses Advanced Econometrics Intermediate Macroeconomics Intermediate Microeconomics Investment Research Areas Corporate Finance International Finance Project Financing Energy Finance

Graduation & Degree Requirements Study time: 2 years. Credit Requirements Minimum credits: 32 Tuition 31000 RMB/Year (English taught) 29,000 RMB/Year (Chinese taught) Language Requirements ... [-]
China Beijing
September 2020
English (US),Chinese
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
Campus
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China University of Petroleum

Geological Resources and Geological Engineering deals with the formation of mineral resources and their geological background, conditions of mineralization and the format ... [+]

Program Description & Objectives

Geological Resources and Geological Engineering is the discipline of geological resources exploration, evaluation, development and utilization.

Geological Resources and Geological Engineering deals with the formation of mineral resources and their geological background, conditions of mineralization and the formation mechanism, rules of distribution, economic and technical characteristics, theory of evaluation of mineral exploration and system of technical methods, theory method and techniques for mineral resources evaluation, engineering survey, design and construction relating to the engineering of geological bodies; methods and techniques; theories and methods of prevention and control of geological disasters; geophysical response, processing and interpretation techniques of the observed geological body etc.... [-]

China Beijing
September 2020
English (US),Chinese
Full-time
3 years
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China University of Petroleum

Geophysics has to do with the physics of the earth and its surrounding atmosphere and applies the theory and method of physics, combined with geology, atmospheric science ... [+]

Program Description & Objectives

Geophysics has to do with the physics of the earth and its surrounding atmosphere and applies the theory and method of physics, combined with geology, atmospheric science, marine science and astronomy, to detect all kinds of geophysical fields (such as the earth's magnetic field, electric field, gravity field and seismic wave field, temperature field, the interior of the earth radiation, atmosphere and plasma radiation field, high electromagnetic field, etc.) by means of modern science and technology. You will learn to use such geophysical fields to obtain useful information that is used during exploration, drilling and production of hydrocarbons.... [-]

China Beijing
September 2020
English (US),Chinese
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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China University of Petroleum

As one of the branches of economics, applied economics is typically characterized by the application of economic theory and econometrics to address practical issues in a ... [+]

Program Description & Objectives

As one of the branches of economics, applied economics is typically characterized by the application of economic theory and econometrics to address practical issues in a range of fields. The process often involves a reduction in the level of abstraction of the core of economic theories and on the other hand a supplement of details in the real world.

Core Courses Advanced Econometrics Intermediate Macroeconomics Intermediate Microeconomics Research Areas Energy Industry and Regional Economy Energy Economics and Policy Analysis of International Energy Industry Industrial Organization and Policy

Graduation & Degree Requirements Study time: 2 years. Credit Requirements Minimum credits: 34 Tuition 31000 RMB/Year (English taught) 29,000 RMB/Year (Chinese taught) Language Requirements ... [-]
China Beijing
September 2020
English (US),Chinese
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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China University of Petroleum

Management Science and Engineering (MS&E) is one of the first-level disciplines in the Management field. You will acquire knowledge and problem-solving skills using o ... [+]

Program Description & Objectives

Management Science and Engineering (MS&E) is one of the first-level disciplines in the Management field. You will acquire knowledge and problem-solving skills using optimization software and modeling.

Core Courses Operations Research Management System Engineering Enterprise Management Strategy Advanced Econometrics Research Areas Management System Engineering Investment Decision and Project Management Energy Economics and Management Information Management and Decision Support System

Graduation & Degree Requirements Study time: 2 years. Credit Requirements Minimum credits: 34 Tuition 31000 RMB/Year (English taught) 29,000 RMB/Year (Chinese taught) Language Requirements ... [-]
China Beijing
September 2020
English (US),Chinese
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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China University of Petroleum

Management Science and Engineering (MS&E) is one of the first-level disciplines in the Management field. You will acquire knowledge and problem-solving skills using o ... [+]

Program Description & Objectives

Management Science and Engineering (MS&E) is one of the first-level disciplines in the Management field. You will acquire knowledge and problem-solving skills using optimization software and modeling.

Core Courses Operations Research Management System Engineering Enterprise Management Strategy Advanced Econometrics Research Areas Management System Engineering Investment Decision and Project Management Energy Economics and Management Information Management and Decision Support System Graduation & Degree Requirements

Study time: 2 years.

Credit Requirements:

Minimum credits: 34 Tuition 31000 RMB/Year (English taught) 29,000 RMB/Year (Chinese taught) ... [-]
China Beijing
September 2020
English (US),Chinese
Full-time
2 years
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Location address
China University of Petroleum-Beijing, 18 Fuxue Road, Changping,
Beijing, Beijing, 102249 CN
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