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Safety, Risk and Reliability Engineering MSc

Safety, Risk and Reliability Engineering MSc

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Study mode

Online

Duration

7 years

Start date

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Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Reliability / Quality Engineering Risk Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

The MSc/PG Diploma course in Safety, Risk and Reliability Engineering is designed to give a thorough understanding of these techniques and experience of their application to a variety of real-world problems. It aims to provide students with an understanding of safety, risk and reliability engineering in both a qualitative and quantitative manner, and to develop the skills to apply this understanding. The course will also introduce students to recent developments in analytical techniques, e.g. computer modelling of risk, reliability and safety problems.

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Online learning

Delivered only by Online Learning this course is ideal for those in employment or with other commitments, providing flexible study options that fit around work or family. Students will have a maximum of two years from registering for each taught course until they have to complete the assessment (students can choose to sit their exam in one of over 400 exam centres around the world).

Students receive comprehensive materials for each course through an online Virtual Learning Environment.

Professional recognition

This MSc degree is accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng(Hons) or an Accredited IEng (Full) BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree. See for further information.

The MSc and PgDip degrees have also been accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). Graduates are eligible to join IOSH as Graduate members and then undertake an initial professional development process that leads to Chartered membership.

Students will also achieve PGDip and PGCert awards in this course.

Modules

This module provides the students with knowledge and understanding of the principles and process of Environmental Impact Assessment.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Students pay £1350 per module and £1740 for the Dissertation. The same fee is also applicable for England; Northern Ireland and Wales.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Students pay £1350 per module and £1740 for the Dissertation.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants to the MSc programme will normally: have a good undergraduate degree (minimum 2:2 honours or equivalent) in engineering or a relevant science discipline, or demonstrate equivalent academic ability based on industrial experience or membership of a professional institution.