- Start Date
Distance Learning – January
Full-time on campus - September (closed for 2018 intake)
- Course Length
Full-Time – 45 weeks / Online Distance Learning – Minimum 3 years and 6 months
- Mode of Attendance
Full-Time & Distance Learning
- Academic School
- School of Engineering
- More Information:
- Postgraduate Admissions +44 (0) 1224 262209 PGOffice@rgu.ac.uk
- Accredited By
Subsea Engineering MSc
Study online for a masters in Subsea Engineering. The Masters in Subsea Engineering is aimed at engineers who already have some relevant offshore oil and gas experience and high calibre graduates who wish to enhance their employability in the subsea industry.
A broad range of topics is covered including well engineering and topside processing facilities as well as the core areas of subsea engineering including: subsea systems, subsea control, pipelines & risers, corrosion and subsea reliability. Current and emerging technologies and their design limitations as applied to deepwater, long tie-back and HP/HT wells are also covered.
This subsea engineering course has been developed and is supported by experienced oil and gas industry professionals and academics using current standards and fundamental engineering practices.
*Please note that this course is closed for the full-time September 2017 intake.
2. What you will study
Each module comprises up to 52 hours of lectures and tutorials.
Significant additional private study is expected during each module.
- Oceans and Operability
- Subsea Systems
Exit Award: PG Cert Subsea Engineering
- Subsea Systems Reliability and Risks
- Subsea Pipeline and Riser Design
- Materials and Corrosion Science
- Subsea Control Systems
Exit Award: PG Dip Subsea Engineering
- Individual Project Report
Award: MSc Subsea Engineering
The University regularly reviews its courses. Course content and structure may change over time. See our Course Disclaimer for more information.
3. Entry Requirements
Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in Engineering or a relevant discipline such as Geology, Physics, Chemistry or Mathematics
Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis
Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent.
We accept a variety of in-country and secure English language tests, find out more:
* All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. A small number of courses require higher levels, but this will be stated explicitly on your offer letter.
4. Placements and Accreditations
This course is accredited by the Energy Institute on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Candidates must hold a CEng accredited BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements.
For further information on professional registration and how to apply for Chartered Engineer status please download the Engineering Council’s Guide to Professional Registration:
Students enrolled on this course are entitled to free membership of the Energy Institute. Benefits include automatic admission to your local EI branch providing the opportunity to network with energy professionals in your local area.
5. Student Funding
Not only significantly helping you with the financial costs of studying, our scholarships will help you to develop valuable links with industry.
6. How to apply
*Please note that this course is closed for the full-time September 2018 intake, but is accepting online distance learning applications.
Terms and Conditions of Admissions
The Terms and Conditions of Admission describe to applicants holding an offer of a place to study at RGU, the principal rights, duties and obligations of both the applicant and the University prior to enrolling on a course of study.
7. Course Fees
2017-18 Full-time per entire course
- UK & EU students - £5,200
- International students - £16,300
For further enquires please contact email@example.com
For new intakes course fees are reviewed and published annually for each mode of delivery. Tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in the offer letter. Students will also be liable to pay a graduation fee of £40 before receiving a University award.
For further information see Student Finance pages
8. Further Requirements for Full-time International Students
Those who hold offers for this course require an ATAS clearance certificate before they can apply for a visa.
Back to online & distance learning
View online or download a PDF