MSc Subsea Engineering

Mode of study
Full time – 45 weeks (September start)
Online distance learning – 3 years 6 months (January start)

Designed in close consultation with the industry, this course allows us to provide you with up to the minute, highly relevant modules which meet the needs of this every changing industry. The course is developed and supported by our staff in conjunction with experienced oil and gas industry professionals, using current standards and fundamental engineering practices.

This course includes a number of field trips, including the chance to visit the Fort William Underwater Centre where you’ll learn new skills in a realistic subsea environment.

The distance learning option of this course is interactive and engaging. You will be taught and supported by experienced industry professionals using current standards and fundamental engineering practices, which allows us to recreate the same challenging interactive format of the on-campus programmes for those studying off-campus.

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The course content is relevant to subsea industry needs. It is interesting and challenging, providing an enhanced learning and appreciation of topics sometimes outwith the realm of your work experience

Graeme Buchan

Lead Subsea Engineer, Petrex Limited