The Philosophy of the Department of Petroleum Engineering is in consonance with the overall departure Philosophy of Covenant University. The Department adopts a very practical and realistic approach to the solution of all petroleum engineering problems based upon a sound mastery of underlying theories and principles in order to produce graduates who will impact their society and environment positively and bring about the desired changes that will place Nigeria among the twenty most developed nations of the world by 2020, in alignment with the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). As such, our products are capable of making informed contributions to the resolution of technological engineering issues in a globalized environment.
- To put in place curricula that cover broad and dynamic engineering principles, working knowledge of entrepreneurial, marketing and management principles.
- To empower our students with the necessary skills to create value and bring the solutions needed to tackle challenges in the petroleum and allied industries.
- To make our graduates foremost petroleum engineers in the country and internationally through a well-designed competency-based training programme of teaching and research.
- To facilitate the acquisition of practical work experience in the industries.