Energy - Online Learning

Online Learning Courses

Energy - Online Learning

Situated in the energy capital of Europe, our flexible online energy courses will develop your professional skills and advance your career.

Whether you are looking to upskill or reskill, we offer a range of quality assured degrees that are continually developed to meet the demands of employers and their changing industries. Study at your convenience and benefit from our teaching excellence, wide range of academic expertise and collaborations with industry.

Invest in your future and take your career to the next level with an online degree.

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Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11

The CCUS Short Course imparts a thorough grasp of CCUS principles, technologies, and applications for curbing GHG emissions. It empowers professionals, researchers, and policymakers to engage adeptly in CCUS projects.

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Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11

Explore machine learning and computer vision for image/video analysis with real case studies.

Engineering Doctorate


The Engineering Doctorate (EngD) is a qualification for practising researchers who aim to lead and innovate the development of products, processes and services in industry. You will follow a fully integrated programme of taught technical, business, management and entrepreneurship modules, and will conduct an industry-based research project.

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Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11

Explore world energy markets and the evolution of, and challenges facing, the carbon economy. Consider the role the economics of energy transition plays in the decision making within the energy industry. Examine the direction and pace of the clean energy transition and sustainability.

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Graduate Certificate

Energy Data Management with Business Analytics is the first course in the world to bring together asset data management across multiple arms of the bulk power generation sector; specifically, wind, oil and gas and nuclear. The inclusion of Business Analytics further enhances the employability of data managers across the sector.

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Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11

Explore energy, sustainability, and climate issues, assess supply dynamics, and analyse policy to support the transition to a low carbon economy.

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Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11

Explore the technical, financial, commercial, and contractual activities involved in energy transition.

PgCert | PgDip | MSc Engineering

PgCert | PgDip | MSc

The MSc Engineering Programme aims to broaden and deepen your knowledge and understanding of a variety of engineering subjects, supporting career development and progression. You can choose to undertake specific modules for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) purposes, or a number of modules to build up to a Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma or Master's level award.

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Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11

This course offers a strong geothermal energy foundation, covering science, technology, and business aspects. It equips participants to utilize geothermal energy for decarbonization, assess market opportunities, and fulfil UN SDGs 7 & 11.

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Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11

This course highlights hydrogen's global importance in the energy transition, covering production, storage, and usage technologies. It equips participants with skills to advance UN Sustainable Development Goals, fostering hydrogen-powered sustainability.

LLM Law and Energy Law


The LLM Law and Energy Law pathway at Robert Gordon University has been designed to incorporate maximum flexibility both in the topics you cover and the way that you learn, whether on campus or online.

PGCert Law for Energy Transition

PGCert - 60 credits at SCQF level 11

The PG Certificate focuses on the Energy Transition of the UK’s and global energy sector. It develops core knowledge of legal and policy aspects of Energy Transition, including the North Sea transition, climate change, carbon capture and storage, renewable energy, electrification of the extraction process, and the changing industry and regulatory environment.

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Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11

Explore how multinational enterprises formulate and implement responsible and sustainable strategies that respond to the grand societal challenges of our time exploring volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity (VUCA).

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PgCert | PgDip | MSc

The MSc Oil and Gas Engineering course produces fit-for-purpose engineers who can make an effective contribution from an early stage. The course is aimed at students who wish to work or enhance employment opportunities in the oil and gas industry. It will prepare you for a range of professional careers through suitable, flexible study options.

MBA Master of Business Administration Oil and Gas Management


The MBA Oil and Gas Management specialist degree at Robert Gordon University will hone your management skills to the specific needs of the oil and gas sector, giving practical experience while you learn and provide priceless insights and learning that can significantly impact your effectiveness and career.

MSc | LLM Oil and Gas Law


The MSc/LLM Oil, Gas and Renewable Energy Law degree from Robert Gordon University provides an opportunity to critically assess key legal and contractual aspects including: licensing, contracts, M&A, environmental and renewable energy of the global Energy and Oil and Gas sectors, both in the UK and leading international regions.

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BSc (Eng)

This BSc (Eng) Renewable Energy Engineering degree is designed to create professional engineers who can solve real-world problems and tackle engineering challenges. Graduate from this course will be equipped with the knowledge and skills required by the renewable energy industry.

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Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11

Explore the operation of renewable systems and the impact and challenges involved.

MBA Sustainability and Energy Transitions


The MBA Sustainability and Energy Transitions programme at Robert Gordon University aims to build on your prior professional experience to enable you to acquire a wider range of management knowledge and skills with additional specialist focus on sustainability and energy transitions, which are highly relevant issues for managers and leaders in the industry today.

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Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11

To develop knowledge of concepts and principles applicable to wind energy extraction, design and operation of offshore wind turbines under different environmental conditions, and an awareness of the role of offshore wind energy in decarbonising global economies.

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