M.Sc. Subsea Engineering and Management MSc; Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Modules

Newcastle University | Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Subsea engineering plays a vital role in the exploitation of oil and gas resources. This programme has been developed in conjunction with firms in the industry and is designed for both experienced and recently graduated engineers who want to develop their subsea knowledge. Modules are delivered in short ‘intensive schools’ and feature industry guest speakers, site visits, industry-based projects and multidisciplinary teaching.

Description of Subsea Engineering and Management MSc; Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Modules


You take compulsory modules which are delivered as short, intensive schools with time after the module to complete the assignments, where applicable. You also undertake a research project leading to a dissertation. The research project is supported by an academic supervisor and may be conducted with an industrial partner which, where appropriate, may be your employer.

A programme timetable is available on the School's webpages, but please note that this may not be for your year of entry and is for guidance purposes only.

Find out more detailed information about the MSc programme modules. For information about our CPD modules, please contact the School.

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee Not specified
Start date September  2016
Duration full-time 12 months
  • English
Take an IELTS test
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible

Course Content

Compulsory modules

EEE8072 Subsea Control and Communication Systems

MAR8045 Fundamentals of Subsea Engineering - Semester 1

MAR8046 Materials and Corrosion Aspects of Subsea Engineering

MAR8047 Reliability and Integrity Management of Subsea Systems

MAR8048 Subsea Surveying, Positioning and Installation

MAR8049 Subsea Engineering and Management Project

MAR8050 Deepwater Pipelines

MAR8051 Design and Manufacture of Pipelines, Risers and Umbilicals

MAR8052 Dynamics of Subsea Installations

MST8020 Subsea Project Management Application

NBS8242 Advanced Operations Management

English Language Requirements

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IMPORTANT NOTE: Per 6 April 2015 only the English language tests from IELTS and Trinity College London are accepted for Tier 4 Visa applications to the United Kingdom. Other tests (including TOEFL, TOEIC, Pearson, City & Guilds) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. Since the Trinity College London language tests must be taken in one of their exam centres in the UK, IELTS is now the only language test accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK that can be taken worldwide.

The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.

Requirements for Subsea Engineering and Management MSc; Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Modules

An upper-second-class Honours degree, or international equivalent, in the following engineering disciplines: mechanical; chemical; civil; matallurgical or materials; offshore; naval; electrical or marine. We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with a degree in a related subject not listed above, a lower or non-standard qualification.

Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

International applicants require an ATAS (Academic Technology Approval Scheme) clearance certificate prior to obtaining their visa and to study on this programme.

Work Experience for Subsea Engineering and Management MSc; Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Modules

No work experience is required.

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