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Safety, Risk and Reliability Engineering

Heriot-Watt University Dubai

30 months
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1440 GBP/module
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About

The Safety, Risk and Reliability Engineering programme from Heriot-Watt University Dubai is designed to give a thorough understanding of these techniques and experience of their application to a variety of real-world problems. 

Overview

Risk has become a key concept in modern society. Growing concern about the environment and a number of disasters have served to focus attention on the hazards and risks involved in a wide range of activities from offshore oil production to rail and air transport; from the design of football stadia to the operation of chemical plants and environmental protection.

Today there is a wide range of techniques available to assess risk and reliability, both in relation to safety and in the wider sense. These techniques now underpin new legislation on safety and have relevance over a broad spectrum of activities, including environmental and other systems, where risk and reliability are key concerns.

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.

If you are interested in our courses you can join our Linked In group Safety Courses at Heriot-Watt where you can link up with other applicants, current and previous students and potential employers. Applying to join needs approval from the group owner which may take a week or two.

Professional recognition

This Safety, Risk and Reliability Engineering programme from Heriot-Watt University Dubai 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. 

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Factors Methods
  • Learning from Disasters
  • Data Analysis and Simulation
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Risk Assessment and Safety Management
  • Fire Safety, Explosions and Process Safety

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1440 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1440 GBP per module during 30 months.
  • National

    1440 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1440 GBP per module during 30 months.

Students pay £1440 per course and £1,850 for the Dissertation. 

Funding

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