24 months
13794 EUR/year
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 With a Master’s degree in Risk and Safety Management from Aalborg University - Esbjerg campus, 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 how to manage them. 


During the study programme in Risk and Safety Management from Aalborg University - Esbjerg, you obtain knowledge about basic probability theory as well as the collection of data within risk analysis and relevant social conditions. Furthermore, you will be introduced to 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

  • the collapse of a building or a bridge
  • an oil leak
  • fire on a drilling rig
  • a chemical accident in the pharmaceutical production
  • accident during discharging and installation of parts for wind turbine generators in wind parks

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Systems Engineering
  • Applied Statistics and Probability Theory
  • Risk Analysis 
  • Risk Management (5 ECTS)
  • Decision Making
  • Risk Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission to the Master of Science and Technology in Risk and Safety Management presupposes one of the following:

  • BSc degree in Chemistry
  • BSc in Structural and Civil Engineering
  • BSc in Mechanical Engineering 
  • BSc in Public Health Science
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Economics
  • Bachelor of Architechtural Technology and Construction Management
  • Bachelor of Technology Management and Marine Engineering

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13794 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6897 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • 51,300 DKK

Living costs for Esbjerg

6060 - 7900 DKK /month
Living costs

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


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