Geotechnical engineering of offshore pipelines

This micro-credential is for engineering professionals looking for training tailored to the offshore energy sector to further develop knowledge of offshore geotechnical engineering design.

During the course you will learn the principles of offshore geotechnical engineering design methods and perform specific engineering calculations, based on real world examples, which draw on recent research performed in close collaboration with industry.

Upon successful completion, you'll receive:

  • Two PD Points - stackable for unspecified academic credit in award courses
  • A Certificate of Achievement
  • A UWA Plus Professional Development Transcript, listing all successfully completed micro-credentials
Delivery mode
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Two-day intensive followed by completion of practical work
50 hours (including contact hours, personal study time and assessment)
Academic lead
Professor Fraser Bransby
$990 inc. GST
Critical information summary
OCENM526 – Critical information summary [PDF, 41KB]

What you'll learn

How to apply principles of offshore geotechnical engineering in real world contexts, including the offshore energy sector

Explore solutions to offshore geotechnical engineering problems

Apply principles of offshore geotechnical engineering to the design of foundations and other components

Notebook and a workspace 

Why study this course?

  • Gain knowledge of important concepts in offshore pipelines and practical skills to apply these concepts
  • Enhance your professional experience in geotechnical engineering of offshore pipelines with training based on recent research and industry insights

How does it work?

You'll work on practical exercises and assignments.

What's next after this course?

This micro-credential is part of a pathway to completion of Applied Offshore Geotechnical Engineering when stacked with Offshore Environment, the Building Blocks and Project Life Cycle of Offshore Infrastructure Projects and Site Investigation For and Principles of Offshore Geotechnical Engineering Design


Applications are open.

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