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Safety, Risk and Reliability Engineering MScHeriot-Watt University

Department of Civil Engineering

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Safety, Risk and Reliability Engineering MSc: The course 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.


Risk assessment and safety management; systems reliability; learning from disasters; safety, risk and reliability; fire safety, explosions and process safety; data analysis and simulation; human factors methods; environmental impact assessment; dissertation.

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Starting Length Days you attend Details Where Class size Price

Sep 2015

2 - 7 years

No attendance for this course No application date provided This is a distance learning course
Class size: Unlimited

£1050 per module

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For MSc level entry applicants must have a minimum of 2.2 Honours Degree or equivalent academic qualification in cognate and semi-cognate subject area. For Postgraduate Diploma level entry applicants must have a 3rd Class Honours Degree in a cognate or semi-cognate subject area plus 2 years of relevant experience at an appropriate level completed post qualification; cognate or semi-cognate ordinary degree plus 3-4 years of relevant experience at an appropriate level following graduation. If English is not the applicant’s 1st language a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent is required with all elements passed at 6.0 or above.


Postgraduate Qualification (MSc)

Awarding body

Heriot-Watt University

Subject areas

Reliability / Quality Engineering, Engineering / Technology


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