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Risk Engineering (with concentration in Environment and Population Health)

Duke University

24 months
Duration
57900 USD/year
57900 USD/year
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About

Duke University's Master in Risk Engineering (with concentration in Environment and Population Health) program emphasizes a systems approach and the use of statistical decision theory to assess the potential for extreme events, and the costs and benefits of their consequences. 

Overview

Program Outcome

How Duke University's Master in Risk Engineering (with concentration in Environment and Population Health) program will differentiate you in your career:

  • Engineering positions in model-based risk assessment increasingly require master's-level training.
  • Analysis and management of risks in the modern world requires knowledge of the economic, policy, and societal context, in addition to the technical and mathematical foundations.
  • Expertise in probabilistic modeling, data analysis, risk assessment, and decision-making under uncertainty is critically important to a broad range of academic, industrial, and governmental career paths.
  • Graduates from this program will be prepared to work in a wide variety of sectors including risk assessment, engineering and business consulting, insurance and re-insurance industry, financial engineering, and infrastructure analysis, among others.
  • Students completing the program will be well-prepared to continue on in PhD programs in systems engineering, financial engineering, operations research, or infrastructure engineering.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Management of High Tech Industries 
  •  Business Fundamentals for Engineers
  •  Uncertainty and Risk in Engineering 
  •  Linear Systems Theory
  •  System Identification
  •  Numerical Optimization
  •  Nonlinear Dynamics
  •  Environmental Transport Phenomena
  •  Environmental Aquatic Chemistry
  •  Fate and Behavior of Organic Contaminants
  •  Control of Hazardous and Toxic Waste
  •  Pollutant Transport Systems
  •  Chemical Transformations of Environmental Contaminants
  •  Groundwater Hydrology and Contaminant Transport
  •  Physical Hydrology and Hydrometeorology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required
GRE admission requirements GRE®
152 (verbal)
163 (quantitative)

Average grade-point averages of recently admitted Duke MEng applicants were 3.4-3.7.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or science from an accredited institution (transcripts required, including an estimated GPA and a grade scale)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • Three recommendations
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or equivalent—official results
  • English Language Testing (TOEFL or IELTS)—official results 
  • Interview and/or a video introduction
  • Nonrefundable application fee of US$75— paid by credit card, or by a check made payable to Duke University

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    57900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28950 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    57900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28950 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Durham

990 - 1670 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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