Taught course

Subsea Engineering

University of Aberdeen · School of Engineering

Entry requirements

Graduates from any branch of Engineering may apply, or practicing engineers with a minimum of two years of relevant experience in the profession.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The programme seeks to best address the needs of the industry today in terms of subject areas of fundamental importance. The programme objectives are to provide students with increased technical depth and breadth of knowledge and understanding of the development and operation of subsea technologies and systems, from wellhead to topside structure interconnections.

Students develop their Intellectual and practical skills so that they can apply sound engineering principles and analysis methods to the design and installation of subsea systems, and can use and adapt appropriate analysis tools and techniques, specialist design software and Standards for design improvements and performance optimisation.

The Master of Science in Subsea Engineering seeks to prepare highly-trained, highly-qualified, business-aware graduates that can make an immediate impact in their chosen career. Aberdeen is the heart of the European oil and gas industry, an international hub for companies engaged in Subsea Engineering. A degree from the University of Aberdeen puts you in a unique position to develop business links alongside of learning and developing international skills within the flexible, modular programme.

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Fees and funding

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
24 months
part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Graduate School Admissions Unit
+44 (0)1224 272515