The Offshore and Ocean Technology with Offshore Materials Engineering MSc course develops professional engineers with specialist knowledge of the selection, behaviour and maintenance of a wide variety of complex materials used offshore. This knowledge is crucial to the success of the industry, particularly with the growth in novel materials for the renewable energy sector. Our graduates can expect to be in demand globally as specialist structural and materials engineers, in oil and gas, and renewable energy applications.
Full-time: October. Part-time: throughout the year
A first or second class UK Honours degree (or equivalent) ideally in a related subject. Other recognised professional qualifications or several years relevant industrial experience may be accepted as equivalent; subject to approval by the Course Director. For further and specific information please visit the course page.
Full-time MSc - one year, Part-time MSc - up to three years, Full-time PgCert - one year, Part-time PgCert - two years, Full-time PgDip - one year, Part-time PgDip - two years
This course offers specialist knowledge in the selection, behaviour and maintenance of a wide variety of complex materials used offshore, crucial to the success of the industry, particularly with the growth in novel materials for the renewable energy sector.
Who is it for?:
The MSc course comprises eight one-week assessed modules, a group project, and an individual thesis project. As such, the course structure aims to guide students from traditional learning through to becoming independent researchers, capable of managing their own projects.
Students undertaking the Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) complete the eight modules and the group project. Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) students are required to complete six of the eight modules.
Our graduates can expect to be in demand globally as specialist structural and materials engineers, in oil and gas, and renewable energy applications.
Why this course?:
Providing a stable, secure and financially viable energy supply is a fundamental issue impacting our homes and workplaces. Cranfield’s expertise relates to all the potential solutions; from our ongoing relationship with oil and gas, to our developing reliance on renewable energy from the world around us.
Informed by Industry:
Our courses are designed to meet the training needs of industry and have a strong input from experts in their sector.
Your teaching team:
You will be taught by experts from the Offshore Technology Group, staff from other academic departments and industrial representatives.
Successful students develop diverse and rewarding careers in the extremely exciting and challenging fields of offshore oil and gas exploration, underwater engineering, pipeline engineering, risk management in offshore and marine operations, and the emerging offshore renewable energy industry. The international nature of such activities means that career opportunities are not restricted to the domestic market; Cranfield graduates develop careers around the world.