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University of Aberdeen
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Program description

The world's first and only Masters degree in decommissioning oil rigs, platforms and offshore structures. The degree will focus on the key aspects associated with decommissioning such as engineering, project management, business, law and health, and safety and environment. This multi-discipline degree is designed to cover all the key aspects of the decommissioning process, including the engineering challenges, legal and environmental considerations and policies, economic, business and project management related challenges.

The degree is taught through a number of core and optional courses and students will have the chance to develop and further research a specific area of interest to them through their MSc final project dissertation. It is envisaged that the degree will open up career opportunities in specific areas, such as law, engineering, project management, business consultancy, economics, financial management etc. It is aimed at recent graduates from a range of degree backgrounds but also very much aimed at those already working across the oil and gas industry.

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University of Aberdeen

Founded in 1495 by William Elphinstone, Bishop of Aberdeen and Chancellor of Scotland, the University of Aberdeen is Scotland's third oldest and the UK's fifth oldest university. William Elphinstone established King's College to train doctors, teachers and clergy for the...

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