University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Offshore Floating Systems

This course is designed for experienced or newly-qualified engineers in naval architecture, marine engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering or other related disciplines; its main objectives are: to produce high-calibre graduates with in-depth knowledge in offshore floating systems capable of making significant contributions to the offshore oil and gas industry; to provide an opportunity for graduate engineers of related disciplines to acquire advanced knowledge in offshore floating systems; to provide students with practical knowledge of offshore floating systems, their conceptions, design and installation, with a sound basis of mathematical and engineering fundamentals.

Entry requirements

MSc: 1st degree or other qualification equivalent to a BEng with 2nd Class Honours from a UK university: PgDip: applicants with marginally lower qualifications will be considered for the PgDip; applicants with other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: inspection and survey; maritime safety and risk; design and construction of floating production, storage and offloading vessels; risers and mooring lines; dynamics of offshore installations; structural analysis of marine platforms; offshore engineering practice; optional modules: modelling and optimisation in design; advanced marine structures.

Assessment methods

Research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde Glasgow G1 1XQ Scotland

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0141 548 3195