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Offshore Technology, Ph.D.

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University rank #1022 (BCR) Stavanger, Norway
The PhD programme in Offshore Technology at University of Stavanger carries a total of 180 credits and is structured with coursework of 30 credits and a research component of 150 credits.
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Overview

 The PhD programme in Offshore Technology at University of Stavanger is made up of the following areas:

  • Civil and offshore structural engineering
  • Mechanical engineering and materials science
  • Marine and subsea technology
  • Industrial asset management

Outcomes

On completing a PhD in Offshore Technology, a candidate shall have acquired the following learning outcomes in the form of knowledge, skills and general competencies:

  • K1: is at the forefront of knowledge within offshore technology and has mastered the scientific theory, research questions and methods relating to the subject area
  • K2: is at the forefront of knowledge within at least one of the following subject areas: marine and subsea technology, industrial asset management, civil and offshore structural engineering, mechanical engineering and materials science
  • K3: can evaluate the suitability and application of different methods and processes in research and development projects in the field
  • K4: can contribute to the development of new knowledge and theories, methods, interpretations and forms of documentation in the field

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses:
  • Philosophy of science and ethics 
  • Innovation and project comprehension
  • Environmental loads on structures 
  • Selected topics in industrial asset management 
  • Advanced topics in computational methods 
  • Advanced mechanical design and simulation

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • You also need to fulfil the set requirements for previous education (in order to be admitted to a PhD programme applicants typically need to have a five year Master’s degree with an average grade weighted at B or better).

  • Applicants must also write a good project description that falls within the subject area of one of our programmes.
  • Only applications signed by the applicant’s main supervisor will be considered in full. Applicants who have not found a supervisor at the time of application, but fulfil the remaining requirements for admission, may submit their application form as a preliminary application.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Stavanger

  • 10497 - 15900 NOK/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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