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Risk Engineering and Management, M.Sc.

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  • 12 months
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Emerging needs …

Today, society is faced with two objectives which seem to be contradictory:

  • innovation which implies taking risks whilst
  • guaranteeing safety for all by controlling these risks.

This vital control of technological risks involves all sectors: transportation (air, rail, road), energy (nuclear plants, oil and gas platforms, refineries, dams, fuel cells), production (pharmaceutical, agribusiness, manufacturing), construction, waste disposal, etc.

… create new positions

Where are these activities located in the organization?

  • Jobs are available in Research and Development departments, in Industrial Safety departments as well as on industrial sites (nuclear plants, manufacturing plants, etc.). Companies frequently use specialized consultancy firms which provide risk analysis skills and accident prevention implementation methods. Authorities and audit offices also employ numerous experts ensuring regulation compliance.

What kind of positions need filling?

  • Process Safety Engineers, Safety Engineers, Reliability Availability Maintainability and Safety (RAMS) Engineers, Quality Safety and Environment Engineers, Risk Analysts in a safety consultancy, Inspectors in regulatory organizations, Risk Analysts in certification authorities or safety agencies, Risk Engineers for insurance companies.
  • These positions require close coordination with top management and can lead to faster career progression.

Which industrial sectors are concerned?

  • The jobs provided by the Risk Engineering and Management program from INSA Toulouse - Institut National des Sciences Appliquées are in various sectors: transport (aviation, train, automobile, etc.), energy (oil and gas, nuclear, biogas, solar, etc.), production, medical implants, etc.

Programme Structure

Course Overview:

  • Quantitative Approach to Safety
  • Safety Management
  • The Human, Organizational and Social Factors of Safety
  • Designing for Safety
  • Toxic Risks for Humans and the Environment
  • Process Safety
  • Structural Safety

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Acceptance to the course requires

  • a Master’s degree, or
  • a 4-year Bachelor’s degree plus at least 3 years of professional experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Toulouse

  • 799 - 1160 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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