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EG502T: OFFSHORE STRUCTURES AND SUBSEA SYSTEMS (2021-2022)

Last modified: 01 Sep 2021 10:50


Course Overview

This course will equip students with the required knowledge of offshore and subsea oil and gas production systems, and to enable them to gain an appreciation of the infrastructure and facilities that need to be removed during decommissioning.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Antonios Karadimos

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course will introduce students to various aspects of offshore structures and subsea systems, including field architecture, subsea hardware and subsea pipelines, and how such systems are maintained and monitored. The technical and engineering challenges related to oil and gas production in subsea fields around the world, as they relate to end of life operations and decommissioning will be addressed.


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

First Attempt

1x Coursework (30%)
1x Online Open-Book Exam (70%)

Alternative Resit Arrangements

Resit of only the failed assessment component(s)

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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