University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Oil and Gas Structural Engineering

This course has been developed jointly with Industry in response to a clear need for an effective means of transferring knowledge and skills from senior experts in Industry and the University to the new generation of Structural Engineers. The programme can boast of students right across the world making the learning experience truly international.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree in civil or structural engineering, or equivalent; all applicants must have at least 1 or 2 years of relevant experience.

Course modules

Modules include: Conceptual design; fatigue and fracture mechanics; structural dynamics; design of connections; blast and fire engineering; brownfield engineering; petrochemical structural engineering; finite element methods; conceptual design of jackets and subsea structures; design of stiffened plates; re-assessment of existing structures by structural reliability analysis; design of jacket attachments.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a mix of examination and coursework for most modules with almost half of the modules being by coursework alone.

Sponsorship information

There are various sources of funding to support you during your period of study. We have a number of scholarships and bursaries available to our students, and external sources of funding available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 1,220 per Credit (International) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 1,220 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 1,220 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 1,220 per Credit (Wales) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 1,220 per Credit (EU) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 1,220 per Credit (England) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Online/Distance Learning

Get in touch

Remember to mention TARGETpostgrad when contacting universities.

Key information

Contact: 
Graduate School Admissions Unit, College of Physical Sciences
Telephone number: 
01224 272515