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Master in Decommissioning - On-demand Learning

Master (ISCED 2011 level 7)


Entry level Master
Cost £10,480
Join the world’s first and only Masters degree in decommissioning oil rigs, platforms and offshore structures.

Train in all aspects of decommissioning. Gain a broad range of knowledge and expertise in the physical process of taking offshore platforms out of service. You’ll cover engineering, project management, business, law, health and safety, and environmental studies.

This Masters in Decommissioning has been designed in collaboration with major industry operators, supply chain companies and regulatory bodies. As a result, you’ll enjoy guest lectures from leading decommissioning industry experts and undertake industry-based projects.

You can apply as a graduate or experienced professional looking to upskill or move into the growing decommissioning sector. Applications are welcome from students from a wide range of academic and industry backgrounds, including:

  • engineering
  • business
  • law
  • or environmental science.
Structural components
Research Project


Entry requirements
  • A 2:1 (upper-second) UK honours degree (or equivalent) in any branch of Engineering.

You can also apply if you have:

  • a 2:1 UK honours degree (or equivalent) in Applied Mathematics or Physics
  • or a 2:2 UK honours degree (or equivalent) in Engineering and three or more years of relevant industry experience.

These are our minimum entry requirements. They are given as a guide and do not guarantee entry.

ISCED Categories

Project management
Conservation and environmental management
Environmental protection technology
Machinery and operators
Oil, gas and mineral resources
Near- and offshore constructions