Taught course

Offshore, Subsea and Pipeline Engineering

Newcastle University · School of Engineering

Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree, or international equivalent, in:

  • civil engineering
  • mechanical engineering
  • naval architecture
  • offshore engineering
  • ocean engineering
  • marine engineering
  • any other closely related discipline

Relevant professional experience is desirable, although not essential.

We will consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and significant, relevant professional experience.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Newcastle University is home to the largest and broadest dedicated marine technology research group in the UK. You'll learn from leaders in their field. You'll also gain from our cutting-edge facilities.

Our MSc is for graduates in:

  • marine technology/engineering
  • offshore engineering
  • naval architecture
  • mechanical engineering
  • related disciplines.

You'll focus on the fundamentals of offshore, subsea and pipeline engineering. You'll develop the following critical knowledge and skills:

  • the dynamics of offshore installations
  • advanced structural design
  • marine risers, umbilicals and mooring lines
  • reliability and integrity management of marine systems.

Our close industry links ensure you'll engage and network with key engineering companies.

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Information for international students

English Language Requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills).

If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English course.

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme description.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

School of Engineering