Taught course

Pipeline Engineering

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Marine Science and Technology
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, metallurgical or materials engineering, offshore engineering or naval architecture.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course teaches you the essential skills required to become a practicing pipeline engineer. The oil and gas industry help to specify the curriculum so we meet their requirements in high-pressure offshore and onshore pipelines.

You will gain:

  • an understanding of the key steps in a pipeline's lifecycle: design, construction, installation, asset management, maintenance and dismantling
  • experience from specialists in pipeline operation
  • the ability to develop a thesis through selection of appropriate experimental, computer simulation or data analysis procedures
  • skills in identifying, designing and applying laboratory tests to solve pipeline engineering problems
  • knowledge in applying appropriate mathematical models in the simulation of pipeline engineering problems

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
School of Marine Science and Technology
Email
marine@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 8912