|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£20,470 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A good honours degree in science, technology and engineering
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 with at least 5.5 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
This course is designed to supply industry with highly skilled people. And it works.
Whether you’re already working in the field or just starting out, this course will deepen your understanding and equip you with skills and expertise in process safety, loss prevention and risk assessment.
The course is based on industry best practice. You’ll learn about the major issues that affect industry, the regulations companies have to abide by and the tools and techniques they use.
And you’ll be ready for a career in the oil and gas, chemical, nuclear and pharmaceutical industries, or with any of the consultancies that service them.
There are lectures and discussions, real-life case studies, workshops and hands-on computer sessions.
Five core modules, major research or design project, and three optional modules.
Process Safety Management and Loss Prevention
Introduction to Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment
Hazards in Process Plant Design and Operation
Dissertation (for MSc)
Process Plant Reliability and Maintainability
Human Error and Human Behaviour
Applied Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOP)
Safety in Nuclear Operations
Computer Control: safe practice
Process Safety in the Oil and Gas Industry
Process Safety in Pharmaceutical, Food and Consumer Products
Real-life case studies
Hands-on computer sessions
Assignments for each module