This programme is designed for graduate engineers who wish to specialise in structural design and analysis of ships, fixed and floating offshore oil and gas platforms and pipelines.
You take a selection of taught modules (100 credits) and a research project and dissertation (80 credits). Compulsory modules (90 credits) include: corrosion and corrosion control; structural response analysis; dynamics of offshore installations; theory of plates and grillages; fundamentals of pipeline engineering; pipeline structural analysis; optimal marine design; research skills. You also select one optional module (10 credits) from a list that includes: design and construction; marine management technology II; surveying ships and offshore installations.
The programme is also available with a Preliminary Year, which provides you with the necessary knowledge to study at Master's level. You select one module (20 credits) from: marine engineering design; marine design; offshore design; small craft design. You also take 70 credits of optional modules and complete a project and report (30 credits).
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission