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MAR8012 : Design and Construction (Inactive)

  • Inactive for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Narakorn Srinil
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semester 2 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0


A1. To explain the basis, significance and application of the various technical and management practices adopted during the design and construction of pipeline projects.
A2. To gain professional skills in the design of onshore and offshore pipelines.
A3. To explore various design and construction issues.

Outline Of Syllabus

Onshore and offshore pipeline design, principles and construction methods; project management; procurement and quality assurance; cost management; contract strategy; onshore route selection and related consent and legal issues; onshore and offshore pipeline testing and commissioning.

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesLecture122:0024:00N/A
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion112:0012:00Examination Revision
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion12:002:00Examination
Guided Independent StudyDirected research and reading127:0027:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching57:0035:00Workshops
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

Lectures are designed to convey the underlying technical and management practices (IKO1 - IKO5) and the professional skills required during the design and construction of pipeline projects. (ISO1 - ISO5)
Workshops are a mix of supervised and self-organising group activities in which the students practice use of the skills to carry out route selection (ISO4)
Independent study gives time for the students to read recommended references (IKO1 - IKO5) to develop intellectual and professional skills in the design of onshore and offshore pipelines. (ISO1 - ISO5)

Assessment Methods

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Description Length Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written Examination1202A100N/A
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

An examination enables students to demonstrate their technical understanding (IKO1 - IKO5) and professional skills (ISO1 - ISO5) under time-constraint as required by industry.
The Graduate Skills Framework entries indicated as 'A' are also assessed in this way.

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