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Subsea and Oil & Gas Engineering and other related Engineering, Law & Other Programs at Aberdeen

university of aberdeen

Founded in 1495, University of Aberdeen is a public research university in Aberdeen, Scotland and the fifth oldest university in the UK. Aberdeen is consistently ranked among the top 200 universities in the world with a community of 120 nationalities, 13500 students from undergraduate to doctoral level, including with 650 undergraduate degree programs. The University is divided into three Colleges and a number of schools, which teach everything from Accounting to Zoology.

The King's College campus in Old Aberdeen is the historic heart of the University. Other campuses and facilities include - Old Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Oceanlab and Cromarty. University of Aberdeen is ranked top 50 for Engineering and 37th in the Times Higher global rankings for international outlook. It is ranked 55th out of 750 world universities for research performance (based on the proportion of research appearing in the top 10% of international journals) by CWTS Leiden Ranking 2015.

Also 76% of research assessed through the UK's Research Excellence Framework (REF14) is world leading or internationally excellent. Aberdeen is named as Scotland's safest University City (Complete University Guide) and the Library is in top 10 for spell-binding university libraries in the world (The Independent). Five Nobel Laureates are associated with the University of Aberdeen.

Training Programs

Subsea Programs


  • MSc in Subsea Engineering (full-time or part-time or online): This program will develop you in to a highly-trained, highly-qualified, business-aware graduate who can make an immediate impact in your chosen career, and who will have the drive and skills needed to continuously strengthen the subsea industry. You will develop an increased technical depth and breadth of knowledge and understanding of the development and operation of subsea technologies and systems. You will develop the intellectual and practical skills required to apply sound engineering principles and analysis methods to the design and installation of subsea systems, and you will learn how to use and adapt appropriate analysis tools and techniques, specialist design software and standards for design improvements and performance optimization.

Oil & Gas Programs

  • MSc in Oil and Gas Engineering (full-time or part-time or online): The MSc in Oil and Gas Engineering has been designed to provide students with detailed knowledge of the technology required and all major engineering related elements associated with the oil and gas life-cycle. One of the main features of the program is its interdisciplinary nature, being suitable for students with mechanical, civil, electrical, chemical and other suitable engineering backgrounds, making them future engineering leaders.

Other Programs

  • Oil and Gas Enterprise Management MSc - On Campus Learning
  • Oil and Gas Innovation MSc - On Campus Learning
  • Oil and Gas Law with Dissertation LLM - On Campus Learning
  • Oil and Gas Law with Dissertation (Online Distance Learning) LLM - Online Learning
  • Oil and Gas Law with Professional Skills LLM - On Campus Learning
  • Oil and Gas Law with Professional Skills (Online and Summer School) LLM -Blended Learning
  • Oil and Gas Structural Engineering MSc - Online Learning
  • International Trade Law and Treaty Negotiation with Dissertation (online distance learning) LLM              
  • International Trade Law and Treaty Negotiation with Professional Skills LLM - On Campus Learning
  • International Trade Law and Treaty Negotiation with Professional Skills (Online and Summer School) LLM - Blended Learning
  • Petroleum Engineering MSc - On Campus Learning
  • Petroleum, Energy Economics and Finance MScEcon - On Campus Learning
  • Petroleum Data Management MSc - On Campus Learning
  • Petroleum Engineering MSc - On Campus Learning
  • Petroleum, Energy Economics and Finance MScEcon - On Campus Learning
  • Petroleum Engineering BEng
  • Petroleum Engineering (5 years) MEng 

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