A comprehensive range of subjects is studied covering the whole spectrum of natural gas engineering, providing a sound base from which to select an area of specialised study.
You may also be eligible for membership of the Gas Engineering and Management Institute and subsequently become a Chartered Engineer. Alternatively you may wish to continue your studies to PhD level, researching gas engineering or other related subjects available within the School of Computing, Science & Engineering.
• Flexible but rigorous period of study for graduates working in, or intending to work in, the natural gas/oil industry
• Accredited by the Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers (IGEM).
• Excellent employment prospects
Visit the website: http://www.salford.ac.uk/pgt-courses/gas-engineering-and-management
Graduates from an appropriate discipline, such as mechanical engineering. Professionals with four years’ relevant industrial or professional experience may be considered for entry to the PgDip initially.
This course runs over two 12 week semesters (plus the third semester or summer period for your dissertation for MSc students)
• Semester 1 - October to February
• Semester 2 - February to June
• Semester 3 - June to September (dissertation period)
Teaching will take the form of traditional lectures in a class room, with PowerPoint presentations and videos and reference to laboratory work, demonstrations, workshops and tutorials and use of specialised software as applicable.
• Fundamentals of Natural Gas and Production Systems and Design (15 credits)
• Experimental and Measurement Methods (15 credits)
• Business and Project Gas Management (30 credits)
• Utilisation of Natural Gas (30 credits)
• Distribution and Transmission Systems and design of Natural Gas (15 credits)
• Gas flow and network analysis (15 credits)
• MSc Project (60 credits)
• Coursework and labs – 30%
• Examinations – 70%
Graduates pursue a variety of careers in the natural gas/oil industry. The programme covers all aspects of gas technology and associated gas business management and will enable students to increase their skills and technical knowledge.
How to apply: http://www.salford.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/applying
The minimum entry requirement for those from a British University with Engineering and Scientific disciplines is 2:2 degree