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?

Introduction to Subsea Engineering

A deeper understanding of subsea...

Whether you’re a 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.

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

Module 1Introduction 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 2Introduction to Oil and Gas Engineering
  • Subsurface Engineering
  • Drilling and Well Engineering
  • Operating Facilities
  • Operational Aspects
Module 3Introduction to the Subsea Industry
  • The Subsea Industry
  • An Example of Subsea Development
  • Future Development for the Industry
Module 4Introduction to Subsea Engineering
  • Subsea Completions
  • Subsea Control Systems
  • Flow Assurance
  • Pipeline Fundamentals
  • Installation of Equipment
  • Subsea Production Umbilicals and Power CablesRisers and Topsides
  • Current and Developing Systems

I studied business management at university, and no prior engineering or subsea knowledge, or any knowledge of the offshore industry. This online course was extremely helpful in creating a foundation of basic knowledge of the industry and engineering for which I can then build on going forward.

Commercial Graduate, DeepOcean

The content and layout of the course is excellent and the way you are tested ensure s you read all the material, ensuring a guaranteed learning experience. I would highly background looking for a general understanding of Subsea Engineering.

Senior Document Controller, Subsea 7


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.