Engineering - Short Courses

Short Courses & Professional Development

Engineering - Short Courses

Whether you're looking to upskill in your current specialism or a new one, our variety of courses will provide transferrable knowledge and skills across the industry.

Combining theory, best practice and strong commercial links, our engineering courses cover a variety of specialisms where you will gain the skills and confidence to take your career to the next level.

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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

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.

IMechE Approved Modules

Short Course

We are the first university to achieve prestigious IMechE approval for a suite of Master's level modules for inclusion in Further Learning Plans. These Plans are a fundamental element in achieving recognition as a Chartered Engineer.

Introduction to Subsea Engineering

Short Course - Course Completion Certificate

Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen (RGU), in conjunction with Global Underwater Hub, has developed an online programme of four modules to support the induction of engineers from other industries and new graduates into the Subsea sector.

Solar panels in a field

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11

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

wind turbines at dawn

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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