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Safety, Risk and Reliability Engineering

30 months
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1440 GBP/module
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About

The Safety, Risk and Reliability Engineering course 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

The Safety, Risk and Reliability Engineering course from Heriot-Watt University Dubai 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.

Industry links

This course and the associated Safety and Risk Management course have been developed with the assistance of staff and ex-graduates working in relevant fields. Many companies support our courses and employ our graduates.

In addition, this course is also supported by the Civil Engineering Industry Advisory Committee, which includes representatives from major multi-national employers AECOM, ARUP, Balfour Beatty, Halcrow, Jacobs and WSP Group. This committee convenes regularly and advises on the course content and structure, ensuring quality, up-to-date content and relevance to industry needs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sustainability for Construction Professionals
  • Data Analysis and Simulation
  • Human Factors Methods
  • Risk Assessment and Safety Management
  • Systems Reliability
  • Fire, Explosions and Process Safety
  • Learning from Disasters

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Most students apply 6–10 months in advance of their chosen intake. We can accept applications up until 3 weeks before the start of each intake

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants to the MSc programme will normally:

  • 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

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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