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EG50R1: OFFSHORE STRUCTURES AND SUBSEA SYSTEMS (2020-2021)

Last modified: 05 Aug 2021 13:04


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

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

  • One of Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied) or EG4013 Meng Individual Project (Passed) or EG4513 Individual Project Abroad (Meng) (Studied)
  • One of Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied) or Master of Engineering in Civil Eng with Subsea Technology or Master of Engineering in Mech Eng with Subsea Technology
  • Engineering (EG) (Studied)
  • Either Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied) or Programme Level 5

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 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 8 - 9, 10 - 12, 11 - 12, 15 - 18
  • 2 Tutorials during University weeks 13 - 14

More Information about Week Numbers


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

Coursework (30%)

Timed online test (20%)

Online open book exam (50%)

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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