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.
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.
- 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
- 30 months
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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
DisciplinesRisk Management General Engineering & Technology View 8 other Masters in General Engineering & Technology in United Arab Emirates
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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.
International1440 GBP/moduleTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1440 GBP per module during 30 months.
National1440 GBP/moduleTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1440 GBP per module during 30 months.
Students pay £1440 per course and £1,850 for the Dissertation.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.