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Process Safety

University of Aberdeen

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
23000 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
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About

Delivering highly employable, process safety and broader chemical engineering professionals with a detailed understanding of operational safety, risk assessment and management.Process Safety programme is offered at University of Aberdeen.

Overview

The MSc Process Safety is developed with the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) and industry to produce qualified Process Safety Engineers. On this programme, you will be exposed to the major issues and challenges facing industry today, including operational safety, risk assessment and management and develop a professional approach to managing these accordingly.

Process Safety programme at University of Aberdeen is distinctive because it is designed for students with a chemical engineering background, or those with a background in Petroleum or Mechanical Engineering, with good chemical/chemistry knowledge.

A major component of the MSc Process Safety programme is understanding and managing risk. You will be introduced to the tools and processes used to identify, assess and manage risk, taking such issues as process operations and human factors into account.

Career

Safety will always remain one of the most important areas of focus for industry. This will result in a continuous demand for skilled, knowledgeable academics around the globe.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Chemical Engineer
  • HSSE Lead Engineer
  • Process Safety Engineer
  • Risk Analyst
  • Risk and Safety Manager
  • Safety Engineer

Programme Structure

Courses included:

Year 1

  • Process Risk Identification and Management
  • Upstream Oil & Gas Processing
  • Applied Risk Analysis and Management
  • Process Plant, Equipment and Operations

Year 2

  • Loss of Containment
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Process Design, Layout and Materials
  • Human Factors Engineering

Year 3

  • Individual Project in Process Safety

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
62

Other requirements

General requirements

Qualifications

The information below is provided as a guide only and does not guarantee entry to the University of Aberdeen.

  • 2:1 (upper second class) UK Honours degree, or an Honours degree from a non-UK institution which is judged by the University to be of equivalent worth in Chemical Engineering.
  • 2:1 in Mechanical or Petroleum Engineering with evidence of strength in key aspects of Chemical Engineering.
  • Those with a High 2:2 Honours degree in Engineering may also be considered if they can demonstrate 2+ years of relevant experience.
  • Key subjects you must have covered: Mathematics and Thermodynamics.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

online- £925 for taught courses; £690 for the project.

Funding

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