Robert Gordon University

Robert Gordon University

Offshore Renewables

The course also covers managing the health, safety and environmental impact of offshore renewables through effective risk assessment and environmental impact analysis. It will promote an understanding of the principles, fundamental concepts and strategies of project management, and of the benefits to the offshore renewables sector. It will enable you to practice and carry out essential project planning and execution processes. This course builds on the strengths of the existing courses in Offshore Renewable Energy, Oil and Gas Engineering and Subsea Engineering and adds content on the offshore environment and electrical power, forming a unique programme which is relevant to the needs of professional engineers working in, or aspiring to work in, the offshore renewables sector. The MSc Offshore Renewables course will equip graduates to become part of the 21st century engineering community responsible for sustainable energy generation for the future.

Entry requirements

This course is suitable for those who hold an honours degree, or equivalent, in Engineering or a related discipline at 2.2 or above. All international students for whom English is not their first language must provide evidence of linguistic ability, by gaining either IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent in TOEFL prior to receiving an unconditional offer of a place on the course.

Course modules

Course content: offshore renewable energy conversion; offshore foundations and structures; control and telemetry systems; engineering project management; environmental impact and risk management; the oceans, operability and humans in the ocean; delivery of maintenance and inspection for asset integrity management; individual engineering research investigation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning - 3 years

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Online/Distance Learning

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