University of Aberdeen: School of Engineering

University of Aberdeen
School of Engineering

Aberdeen is known as the Energy Capital of Europe. The city and surrounding area is home to over 900 energy-related companies and is a major international centre of research and innovation in every aspect of energy, including oil and gas, subsea technology, renewables and decommissioning.

The School of Engineering at the University of Aberdeen plays a central role in researching and developing new technology alongside leading international companies. Our location at the heart of the Energy Capital of Europe means that our students benefit from direct industry involvement with our programmes, including industry advisory panels, guest lectures, field trips, site visits, networking and careers events, and industry supported student projects.

The University of Aberdeen is the recognised leader in offshore oil and gas decommissioning and is home to the newly established National Decommissioning Centre of Excellence. Established with support from the Scottish Government, the centre works in partnership with companies and regulatory bodies to develop and deploy technology that delivers cost-effective decommissioning at the end of field life, and during oil and gas production operations in the UK and internationally.

The MSc Decommissioning is the world's first and only Master’s degree in decommissioning oil rigs, platforms and offshore structures, providing a broad range of knowledge and expertise in all aspects of decommissioning, including engineering, project management, business, law, health and safety, and environmental studies. The MSc Decommissioning was designed in collaboration with major operators, supply chain companies and regulatory bodies and students have the opportunity to undertake industry-based projects through the National Decommissioning Centre of Excellence.

Postgraduate Programmes
Advanced Chemical Engineering MSc – Campus
Advanced Mechanical Engineering Msc – Campus
Advanced Structural Engineering MSc – Campus
Global Subsea Engineering MSc – Campus
Offshore Engineering MSc – Campus
Offshore Structural Engineering MSc – online
Oil and Gas Engineering ISS or MSc – online
Oil and Gas Engineering MSc – campus
Oil and Gas Structural Engineering MSc or ISS
Petroleum Engineering MSc – campus
Petroleum Engineering MSc – online
Renewable Energy Engineering MSc – campus
Renewable Energy Engineering MSc or ISS online
Safety and Reliability Engineering ISS or MSc – online
Safety and Reliability Engineering for Oil and Gas MSc –campus
Safety and Reliability Engineering for Oil and Gas MSc - online
Safety and Reliability Engineering MSc – campus
Subsea Engineering ISS or MSc – online
Subsea Engineering MSc – campus
Process Safety MSc - online and on campus
Project Management MSc – online
Decommissioning MSc – campus
Decommissioning MSc – online

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Short Courses
If you don’t want to study a full programme but you need to learn a specific aspect of engineering for your job or professional development the university offer a range of engineering courses in January and September.

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