School of Marine Science and Technology
Offshore and Environmental Technology
This programme is designed for graduate engineers who wish to specialise in the design and operation of offshore oil and gas platforms, production, process and transportation of hydrocarbons, whilst developing an awareness of the needs of society and the environment.
You take a selection of taught modules (100 credits) and undertake a research project and dissertation (80 credits). Compulsory modules (80 credits) include: practical energy management; hydrocarbon production and process engineering; fundamentals of pipeline engineering; safety, risk and environmental management; marine fluid dynamics; research skills; marine management technology; foundations of environmental law and policy.
You also select optional modules (20 credits) from a list including: marine production technology; engineering ethics and sustainability; water pollution assessment and sustainability; company law.
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