Master - Offshore and Coastal Engineering
The two-year Master of Science program in Offshore and Coastal Engineering was designed to meet the growing demand for skilled professionals in the offshore and coastal construction industry. The program consists of general principles and methods that give students the tools to meet and solve challenges on an advanced engineering level, not only inside their area of specialization. Projects and problems in the program are often taken from the offshore industry, and students gain valuable experience due to the School's close contacts with the industry.
Educational objectives of the program
- To give students a high level of understanding and advanced analytical skills in key areas of offshore and coastal engineering including: exploration of ocean resources, development of infrastructure of offshore oil and gas industry and marine transport;
- to satisfy students’ personal needs in qualified professional education on the basis of common cultural and professional competences including Federal State Educational Standards and requirements of job offers.
Expected student learning outcomes
The program prepares students to be competent in resource and land use planning, environmental impact assessment, consulting work, teaching, and research, and encourages students to be active members of the global offshore and coastal engineering community. Students gain knowledge of diverse and valuable resources of the coast and the sea, understand current conditions, and gain tools and expertise to drive the sustainable use of marine resources.
Career outcomes (opportunities)
Career opportunities lie broadly across the whole spectrum of the offshore and coastal fields all over the world. Future employers may include:
- Industry, governmental organizations
- Academic institutions and research institutes
Last updated March 4, 2016