- Start date
Full-Time – September / Distance Learning – January
- 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
- Accredited By
Subsea Engineering Course MSc
MSc 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.
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.
- The Oceans, Operability and Humans in the Ocean
- Subsea Systems
Exit Award: PG Cert Subsea Engineering
- Subsea Systems Reliability and Risks
- Subsea Pipeline and Riser Design
- Materials and Corrosion Science
- Control and Telemetry 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 should have an Honours degree in Engineering at level 2.1 or above. Applicants with engineering degree at 2:2 level with relevant years of industry experience may be considered. Those with other qualifications but with considerable years of relevant work experience may be considered.
English Language Requirements
All students for whom English is not their first language must provide evidence of their English language skills by gaining Academic IELTS with 6.5 overall and a minimum of 5.5 in each element, Pearson PTE with 61 overall and a minimum of 51 in each element or TOEFL iBT with 88 Overall, 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening, 20 in Speaking and 17 in Writing.
Note: The minimum entry requirements as stated above are only a guide, and do not guarantee entry.
4. Placements and accreditations
Course accredited by the Energy Institute
5. Student Funding
2016-17 Full-time per entire course
- Scottish & EU students - £7,240
- Rest of UK students - £10,000
- International students - £18,100
For further enquires please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
All course fees are reviewed annually and subject to change.
6. How to apply
All students can apply online by visiting Apply Online
If you are a UK/EU applicant and have any queries, please contact our Admissions Office:
- Email email@example.com
If you are an International Applicant and would like further information and application advice:
7. 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.
Not only significantly helping you with the financial costs of studying, our scholarships will help you to develop valuable links with industry.
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