GD-SBSENG v.1 Graduate Diploma in Subsea Engineering
Course CRICOS Code: 081066M
Registered full-time Duration: 1 Year
Graduate Diplomas prepare students to develop advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and further learning corresponding to AQF level 8 qualifications.
This course is designed to introduce you to the multi-disciplinary subsea engineering profession. It has been developed in close collaboration with the subsea industry to ensure the syllabus is comprehensive. It provides broad based study of offshore oil and gas development and subsea infrastructure.
Curtin Subsea Engineering graduates will be in high demand to an industry that is currently experiencing enormous growth both in Australia and worldwide with many projects underway and numerous future projects planned. As a subsea engineering graduate you may pursue a career with various members of the oilfield industry including the oil majors, subsea equipment suppliers and the service companies.
Additional Course Expenses
Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks and other essential study materials.
Course Entry and Completion Details
Applicants for a Graduate Diploma are required to meet University academic and English language entry standards; details are provided at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au. Applicants generally require a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate. Any specific course entry and completion requirements must also be met.
Specifically, to enter the Graduate Diploma of Subsea Engineering course, students must have passed an Engineers Australia recognised Bachelor of Engineering course. Students with extensive work experience and suitable science background will also be considered.
Credit for Recognised Learning
Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. Credit reduces the amount of learning required to complete the course and may be granted for formal education qualifications, non-formal learning from non-award programs of study and informal learning through work experiences. Further information can be found at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au.
Pathway to Further Study
Graduates may qualify for entry to some Master degrees. For further details, see the University website http://curtin.edu.au.
Graduate Diplomas contain a series of units which may include compulsory (core), optional or elective units to cater for student preferences. They may contain a range of majors/streams for students to choose from to pursue learning in a specialised area of study.
This course introduces three major aspects of subsea engineering: subsea infrastructure; construction and installation; operations and maintenance. The Graduate Diploma is tailored to provide an introduction to subsea engineering to graduates as a pathway for entry to the Master in Subsea Engineering program for engineering graduates. Throughout your studies there will be significant interaction with leading industry experts working in various subsea disciplines.
Course Learning Outcomes
A graduate of this course can:
1. apply the knowledge of subsea engineering to specify subsea equipment that will facilitate the transport of hydrocarbon from wellheads to shore facilities
2. analyse a subsea equipment requirements in a logical, rational and critical way; identify the equipment subsystems that will provide a suitable technical solution
3. obtain, evaluate and apply relevant data from a range of sources for a subsea equipment development
4. communicate effectively with a wide range of people from different discipline areas, professional positions and countries; able to communicate engineering findings in a variety of ways via written, verbal or electronic communications
5. able to identify appropriate technology for the implementation and extension of subsea developments
6. appreciate the need for, and develop, a lifelong learning skills strategy in relation to enhanced personal and company performance
7. recognise the global nature of the oil and gas industry and apply global standard practices and skills for acceptable engineering outcomes regardless of discipline or geographical location
8. demonstrate an awareness and understanding of cultural perspectives and practices affected by oil and gas production; able to work and apply discipline knowledge within an International exploration and production company
9. apply lessons learnt in a professional manner in all areas of engineering design, demonstrating leadership and ethical behaviour at all times
Duration and Availability
The Graduate Diploma in Subsea Engineering is a one year full time course. The course may be taken part-time over a maximum of two years.
Location and delivery Mode
|Year||Location||Period||All*||Internal||Partially Online Internal^||External||Fully Online#|
|2017||Bentley Campus||Semester 1||Y|
The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.
* The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.
^ Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.
# Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.
|Year 1 Semester 1|
|PEEN5000||v.1||Introduction to Offshore Petroleum Engineering||4.0||25.0|
|PEEN6002||v.1||Phase Behaviour and Flow Assurance||4.0||25.0|
|PEEN5002||v.1||Introduction to Subsea Infrastructure Engineering||3.5||25.0|
|PEEN5003||v.1||Safety, Reliability and Integrity Management||3.0||25.0|
|Year 1 Semester 2|
|CVEN5000||v.1||Subsea Field Equipment||4.0||25.0|
|CVEN5001||v.1||Subsea Surveying and Installation||4.0||25.0|
|EEET5000||v.1||Subsea Control and Communications||1.5||25.0|
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