Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Pipeline Integrity Management

This course enables students to understand and apply the theory and practice of pipeline integrity engineering in a work-based environment. On completion of the course, students will have relevant skills in dealing with the special problems facing pipelines: assessing pipeline damage, assessing risk, and corrosion problems, as well as general knowledge in pipeline engineering. The course presents a holistic view of pipeline integrity, which ensures students understand the history, theory, and foundations of the technologies they will use.

Entry requirements

Normally a lower 2nd Class Honours degree in engineering. Candidates may hold a professional qualification of equivalent standing which had a significant requirement for academic study. Applicants who are not graduates and do not hold professional qualifications of equivalent standing may be considered for entry if they have significant work experience.

Course modules

Modules include: pipelines risk; materials technology; geohazards and pipelines.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 36 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 - 12 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 - 24 months

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Online/Distance learning

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