School of Marine Science and Technology
Marine Structures and Integrity
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