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  • Study Type

    Full time & Part time available

  • Subject Areas

    Business & Management


  • Start Date


  • Course Duration

    12 Months Full or 24 Months Part Time

  • Course Type


  • Course Fees

  • Last Updated

    29 March 2019

University of Aberdeen offers a very strong range of safety and reliability engineering degrees at advanced level. Set in the heart of the energy industry the programme offers the best research and learning from the energy industry plus much wider industry knowledge and experts to offer wide ranging applications, industries and skills.

You gain the best learning from the energy industry and its resulting applications across many other industries such as construction, transport, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, beauty, construction, agriculture and more. The energy industry set many standards in safety and reliability due to the challenges it presents in terms of extreme environments and ability to extract oil and gas. You are taught by staff with wide ranging experience in industry, academia across School of Engineering, Psychology, Environmental and Occupational Medicine. All of the courses you learn can be employment areas in their own right but combined they offer a very rigorous and tried and tested area of learning which University of Aberdeen excels in.

The programme is ideal if you are from an engineering, physics or mathematics background but it is also relevant to you if you studied stress analysis and thermodynamics with experience from the industry. The added value of this programme is that you can apply the discipline to other industries such as nuclear, defence, transport, aerospace, manufacturing and process industries, making you more employable and allowing wider scope for career options at graduation.

Courses listed for the programme

Semester 1

  • Fundamental Safety Engineering, and Risk Management Concepts
  • Statistics and Probability for Safety, Reliability and Quality
  • Fire and Explosion Engineering
  • Subsea Integrity

Semester 2

  • Advanced Methods for Risk and Reliability Assessments
  • Applied Risk Analysis and Management
  • Process Design, Layout and Materials
  • Human Factors Engineering

Semester 3

  • Safety Engineering Project

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Why study at Aberdeen?

  • This is a highly regarded programme by the industry which is informed by the energy industry in Aberdeen city
  • Aberdeen is at the heart of the European and world oil and gas industry with many multinational FTS 100 companies located in  the city
  • This is a world class programme which informs the Lloyds Register Foundation Centre for Safety and Reliability Engineering
  • You are taught by industry professionals with worldwide industry experience

Where you study

  • University of Aberdeen
  • Full Time or Part Time
  • 12 Months or 24 Months
  • September start
  • There is an online programme available from University of Aberdeen

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