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EG50R1: OFFSHORE STRUCTURES AND SUBSEA SYSTEMS (2022-2023)

Last modified: 31 May 2022 13:23


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?

  • Either Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied) or Programme Level 5
  • 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
  • One of Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied) or EG4013 Meng Individual Project (Passed) or EG4513 Individual Project Abroad (Meng) (Studied)
  • Engineering (EG) (Studied)

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.


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Lecture during University weeks 8 - 18
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 8 - 18

More Information about Week Numbers


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

First Attempt

1x Timed Online Test 1 (50%)
1x Timed Online Test 2 (30%)
1x Lab Report (20%)

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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