Previous Student Experiences and Feedback

David Reeves – Chief Engineer, Materials and Welding, INTECSEA, Kuala Lumpur - Subsea Engineering
“The distance learning offered by RGU provided a flexible path allowing me to continue my education whilst remaining in full time employment. The taught modules on the subsea engineering course were informative and challenging. The online presentation through campusmoodle provided a versatile and effective medium for distance learning. As an engineer with over 30 years experience, I believe the time spent studying for this MSc has been worthwhile and I hope it will allow me to expand my horizons working in the subsea sector.”

Corrie Ewart – Subsea Operations Engineer, BP. Aberdeen. - Oil and Gas Engineering
“The Oil and Gas Engineering course provided a comprehensive level of teaching in several key areas of offshore hydrocarbon production. The material provided was extensive and clearly structured to suit my method of study, and the support provided by the staff was first rate. I particularly found the online forum useful, giving easy access to my fellow students and bringing real time working examples to the floor. This has made a significant contribution to my development with BP and will provide a firm foundation to build my professional career upon.”

Ryan Klue - Project Safety Advisor, ExxonMobil - Oil and Gas Engineering 
"RGU's Energy Program has allowed me the flexibility needed in order to complete a Masters degree without compromising my career. The online course material is challenging, relevant to my field of work and the e-learning environment provides a forum for interaction between students and instructors that is very effective. Completing the MSC has given me an education that adds value to me personally and to my company that will be beneficial throughout my career."

Thelma Ochonogor - Process Engineer, Wood Group Engineering North Sea - Oil and Gas Engineering
"The M.Sc in Oil and Gas Engineering was very helpful. Today, I am an astute Process Engineer with a sound understanding of Petroleum Production Operations, Facilities Engineering and the Oil and Gas Industry in general. The knowledge I gained from this course has proven very useful".

Athanasios Kitsios - Subsea Engineer for JP Kenny Caledonia Ltd, UK. - Drilling & Well Engineering
"The course was considered part of my Career Development. During my two years of study, I had the chance to collaborate with Industry Professionals and Professors as well as very experienced fellow-students. The structure was such that Interactive Discussions and Exercises enhanced my overall skills and prepared me for day-to-day Job Interfaces. All this intensive time created good friendships and most importantly Academic and Industry linkage invaluable for the future."

Adrian Nicolson - Employed in Scotland - Asset Management
"Through Asset Management you learn how to make the right business decisions when you need to make them, in real time, based on quantified and objective decision-making processes and criteria."

Abdurrezag Abozaid - Drilling & Well Control Instructor, PTQI, Libya - Drilling & Well Engineering
"Studying Drilling & Well Engineering has improved my learning experience and reflected greatly on my career. As a senior engineer and former head of department I have just been promoted as the technical affairs general director. I thank everyone."

Ohimai O. Aikhoje - Head of Corporate HSE MS Support, Petroleum Development, Oman - Oil & Gas Engineering
"Joining the oil and gas course has been one of the best decisions I have ever taken and with online learning I have been able to combine working in the oilfields in the middle east and getting quality education from the UK."

Aderonke Iworima - Deputy-Manager Reservoir Engineering, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation - Oil & Gas Engineering
"As a Chemical Engineer the course has opened up the upstream oil and gas industry to me far beyond my expectation. I can now understand production operations, drilling, petroleum geology, not to mention the broad scope of Safety and Environmental Management systems"

Simon Goodbrand - Section Head Well Services, Al Furat Petroleum Company, Syria - Field & Well Management
"The quality of the material was often quite excellent and the lecturer of the Reservoir fluids module superb. I'm sorry I didn't have the opportunity to take more modules"