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With the introduction of floating LNG facilities offshore in Western Australia, there's huge potential for future deep water exploration and remote oil and gas production. In order to bring these reserves to shore, though, new deep water technologies need to be developed.
With the Master of Subsea Engineering from Curtin University, you'll build a strong theoretical knowledge base in advanced subsea engineering, studying offshore processing, geomechanics and hydronamics. A demanding, rewarding industry, subsea engineering requires professionals with high-level skills. This master's course ensures students graduate industry ready.
Last modified: 19 Jan 2017
Curtin University removes the barriers to postgraduate study
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
Regardless of your chosen area of study, Curtin University also requires that you demonstrate sufficient competency in English.
In this engineering course, the subjects you may study include:
You may be eligible for Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL) if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.
Curtin University offers a broad range of student support services to help you perform at your best. Online students have 24-hour access to Curtin’s online learning platform, Blackboard, where they can interact with coursework, submit assignments and collaborate with fellow students. If you encounter any technical problems, Curtin’s IT support team is contactable from 6am-11pm every day during the semester. Curtin also runs free study skills workshops and student mentoring programs on campus to help you progress through your course.
The university also provides support for online and on-campus students that extends beyond your academic studies. This includes free counseling sessions, disability support services and careers advice through its Careers Centre.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Master of Subsea Engineering from Curtin University.
You may choose to pursue a career with various members of the oilfield industry, including major oil companies, subsea equipment suppliers, and service companies.
Wondering where a career in engineering could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Eligible students can apply for a FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Alternatively, you can pay annually for the units you choose to study in that year.
Curtin University also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).
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