Subsea Engineering

Robert Gordon University

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45 months
1530 GBP/module
1530 GBP/module
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This MSc Subsea Engineering course offered at the Robert Gordon University is designed for Engineers with some relevant offshore oil and gas experience, and high-calibre graduates who wish to enhance their employability in the subsea industry.


At the Robert Gordon University studying the MSc Subsea Engineering The course has been developed and is supported by experienced oil and gas industry professionals and academics using current standards and fundamental engineering practices. It is designed to deliver graduates who can enhance their expertise and performance in the subsea engineering arena, today and in the future.

Job Prospects

Graduates of this course find work in a wide-range of roles including Subsea Engineer and Subsea Project Manager. Employers include oil operation and production companies, especially large international oil companies, although some are smaller and less well-known, engineering consultancies and integrated service providers, which provide staff in varied disciplines

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Oceans and Operability
  • Subsea Systems
  • Subsea Pipeline and Riser Design
  • Subsea Systems Reliability and Risks

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 45 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 45 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1530 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1530 GBP per module and a duration of 45 months.


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Subsea Engineering
Robert Gordon University


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