Introduction to Subsea Engineering

Online Learning Course




Are you new to subsea? Looking to increase your knowledge of the sector or get up to speed on new developments?

Whether you’re a hungry, new graduate engineer, an ambitious business development executive or a seasoned engineer from another sector, this course will equip you with deeper knowledge of subsea and a recognised certificate on completion.

Subsea UK’s Introduction to Subsea Engineering course is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of the industry which will give you a strong foundation for developing your career.

With a focus on subsea developments, the course is fully developed by industry for industry professionals. It is regularly updated to ensure that the material is relevant and addresses current trends within the sector.

With 40-60 hours of interactive material, learn at your own pace over an 8-week period.

Delivered online by Robert Gordon University, the course has four modules which will extend your knowledge of the sector. The modules are; Introduction to the Oil and Gas Industry; Introduction to Oil and Gas Engineering; Introduction to the Subsea Industry; and Introduction to Subsea Engineering.

Each of the four modules covers relevant industry topics that cover everything you will ever need to know in whatever your chosen field.

Module 1
Introduction to the
Oil and Gas Industry


Formation of Oil and Gas
Exploration and Worldwide Production
  History of the North Sea
Offshore Extraction and Processing
Transportation and Downstream Processing
  Current Legislation Applicable in the UKCS

Module 2
Introduction to
Oil and Gas Engineering


Subsurface Engineering
Drilling and Well Engineering
Operating Facilities
Operational Aspects
Module 3
Introduction to the
Subsea Industry


The Subsea Industry
An Example of Subsea Development
Future Development for the Industry

Module 4
Introduction to
Subsea Engineering


  Subsea Completions
Subsea Control Systems
  Flow Assurance
  Pipeline Fundamentals
  Installation of Equipment
Subsea Production Umbilicals and Power Cables
  Risers and Topsides
  Current and Developing Systems









IPD - If you are planning to apply for registration this course may help provide you with evidence towards meeting some of the UK SPEC IMechE competence requirements.

CPD - This course can contribute to your CPD and ongoing IMechE reflective learning.