Robert Gordon University

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3 months
1530 GBP/module
1530 GBP/module
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The MSc Engineering offered at the Robert Gordon University aims to broaden and deepen your knowledge and understanding of a variety of engineering subjects to support career development and progression.


At he Robert Gordon University studying the MSc Engineering course is designed for Engineers working in the energy industry. It is delivered online, and gives you a choice to select from a portfolio of modules to create a tailored programme, specific to your own role, your career ambitions, or area of interest.

This course is perfect for you if you are a busy Engineer who wants to gain certification for your CPD efforts as you develop the knowledge and understanding to make an impact in your field.

 You can choose to undertake specific modules for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) purposes, or a number of modules to build up to a Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma or Masters level award.

Job Prospects

The vast majority of graduates are in employment in the Energy Sector. Evidence shows that there is a healthy demand for Engineers who demonstrate their development through further study. 

This is a career-enhancing course and modules will provide you with updated capabilities suited to changing and emerging professional engineering roles. You will develop your capacity as a reflective Engineer, building and applying practical knowledge and skills, as you further your understanding of research and the evidence based approaches.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Subsurface
  • Wells
  • Facilities
  • Business Essentials
  • Production System Modelling
  • Production Operations
  • Well Completions and Subsea Systems
  • Petroleum Economics and Asset Management
  • Drilling Technology
  • Drilling Operations Management
  • Advanced Well Engineering

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 3 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in Engineering or a relevant discipline such as Geology, Physics, Chemistry or Mathematics

  • Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1530 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1530 GBP per module and a duration of 3 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1530 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1530 GBP per module and a duration of 3 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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