Would you like to counsel companies in the field of risk and safety management? With a Master’s degree in Risk and Safety Management you will be able to help both public and private companies to create an overview of their safety and risks and to help them reach their goals within these fields. You learn to identify critical situations and to work out plans for managing this.
During the Aalborg University's Master’s programme you will gain knowledge about basic probability theory and collection of data within risk analysis and the social conditions that are relevant to risk control. Furthermore, you will be presented with the theoretical methods and strategies that are used in risk perception and -communication.
During your studies, you will learn how to apply risk analysis and simulations to identify the crisis situations and risks that can occur when a project is carried out in a company. You will learn to work out plans to handle projects and to gain insight into implementation methods, ways to carry out routine tests and reporting.
As an expert in risk and safety management, you could help companies to prevent and manage different risk scenarios such as
With a Master of Science in Technology in Risk and Safety Management, you have various job opportunities. You can for instance work as a risk analyst, a work environment coordinator, or as a project manager in sectors such as wind, oil and gas, structural and civil engineering, transportation or the public sector.
You will obtain competences that enable you to identify the risks connected to a company’s operations, to analyse risks, and to make suggestions for reducing or avoiding risk in accordance with both the legislation and relevant standards within the area.
Furthermore, in connection with operations, you will be able to set up possible crisis scenarios and work out plans for coping with such situations. Moreover, you will be able to work with preparation and implementation of procedures for managing health, safety and quality (HSEQ) in risky operations.
In the future, it is expected that the area of risk and safety management will be characterised by remarkable growth. In a recent market survey among companies in the industries mentioned above, 94% of the respondents answered that they were expecting a rise in the number of employees within the field. This is supported by announcements from trade organisations such as Danish Industry: “The industry is increasingly being challenged in Risk and Safety Management which is why we see a need for more knowledge and competence development in this field.”With a degree in Risk and Safety Management, you will become part of a field which will be marked by growth and development in the future. The possibilities of making a career for oneself in either Denmark or overseas are therefore great.
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