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University of Aberdeen offers a reliable, industry focused programme which crosses into other discipline areas to give you a grounded advanced programme of study in safety and reliability engineering for oil and gas directly from the research and learning of the European energy hub. You can study this programme either full time on campus, part time, or online to fit flexibly around work commitments.
Whilst Safety and Reliability Engineering allows you to apply your skills and knowledge to a wider range of industries, this programme is specifically for the oil and gas industry. It provides you with the knowledge to review reliability of engineering facilities, materials and products and legislative framework at the same time. Safety has always been of paramount concern in the oil and gas
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2:1 Honours degree, applicants with 2.:2 considered if they have professional experience. IELTS Academic (6.5), TOEFL iBT (90), PTE Academic Overall (62), Cambridge English Advanced & Proficiency (176)
English Language Requirements
Pre-Sessional English Language Support
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Founded in 1495, the University of Aberdeen is the 5th oldest University in the UK with an impressive global research and innovation history which includes 5 Nobel Prize winners, and the invention of insulin and colour photography. It attracts over 14,500 students, over a third of whom are international students taking postgraduate taught and research study.Read more
I was attracted to Aberdeen due to the track record (mainly academic – since 1495) and the location (oil/gas headquarters of Europe).
What did you enjoy about your time at Aberdeen?
The beautiful and green terrains within Aberdeenshire plus the student fun nights.
How did your degree help you in your chosen career?
Greatly. I have been doing very well at work since I graduated. In fact, I hit the ground running from day one.
What you have been doing since you left University?
Working as a Technical Safety Engineer on Brownfield Modifications/Services for various IOCs
What is your current position?
Technical Safety Engineer
Company/organisation name and brief description:
Wood Group PSN – A specialist in brownfield services (Engineering/Procurement/Construction & Maintenance) for major Independent Oil & Gas Companies (IOCs) across the world with over 29000 employees worldwide.
Why you would recommend the University of Aberdeen to others?
It is fun and very challenging to study at the University of Aberdeen. The facilities are world-class with an ultra-modern new library. Academic excellence is key and you must be fully committed, determined & hard working to succeed. Above all, the rewards are huge!
Best bit of career advice you have been given?
Give it all you’ve got ‘cause it pays to work hard!
What advice would you give to prospective or current students?
Never be ashamed to ask for help/advice when needed. Play hard but work harder.
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