MSc in Risk and Safety Management (In-house)

Risktec Solutions
Course summary
Customisable for each client
Full time
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Course description

MSc in Risk and Safety Management: customisable in-house distance learning or face-to-face postgraduate risk management programme

The consistent shortage of professionals qualified in risk and safety management makes this comprehensive Master of Science (MSc) in Risk and Safety Management an ideal way to join a dynamic and growing industry.

The most comprehensive of the postgraduate qualifications offered by Risktec, the MSc requires students to complete 12 modules (120 credits) plus an academic project worth 60 credits.  Delivered by highly experienced teachers and kept up-to-date with changing legislation, standards and industry standards, it is designed to develop your practical skills in:

  • Justifying the use of risk assessment in relation to its drivers & objectives
  • Selecting and evaluating a range of different risk management tools & techniques
  • Developing solutions to real-life risk management issues
  • Approaching risk management with a critical attitude
  • Ensuring that risk is communicated effectively

In addition to developing your self-learning abilities, the highly topical mix of course subjects addressed in this distance learning qualification will help transform you into a skilled risk professional, demonstrating your commitment to the risk management profession.

Suitability - Who should attend?

The MSc in Risk and Safety Management is designed for anyone looking to implement practical risk management in major hazard industries including oil and gas, petrochemical, nuclear and mining.  This may include:

  • Aspiring risk and safety management professionals looking to gain a formal qualification that improves their career prospects;
  • Professionals looking to move into the industry from related fields;
  • Existing risk practitioners seeking formal recognition of their hard-earned experience.

Candidates must have a relevant Bachelor degree or 5+ years of relevant work experience.  They must also have proven English language capability and broadband Internet access.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Students who complete the course and all relevant assessments, including the MSc project and dissertation, will receive an MSc in Risk and Safety Management validated by Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU).

Training Course Content

Students are required to complete 12 modules and an MSc Project to gain the 180 credits required.

The modules can be selected from Risktec Solutions' diverse range of risk and safety management courses, which include cross-industry modules as well as those focusing on risk and safety in the oil and gas, nuclear, rail, defence and renewable industries.

Course delivery details

Course format & materials
For clients who select distance learning, enrolment on the course gives students access to the Risktec Online learning environment.  The module material includes slides and explanatory notes plus references to further reading and useful websites.  Students engage in online activities including tests, discussions and group tasks.  Support from the module teacher is available throughout the programme.

For clients who select face-to-face classroom delivery, the programme is scheduled according to their specific requirements.

The MSc project is selected in consultation with Risktec and LJMU.  Students are guided in selecting a state-of-the-art topic in risk and safety management that is of real interest to current and prospective employers.  The student liaises with an academic (LJMU) and industrial (Risktec) supervisor throughout the project. 

Other training formats
The MSc is also available as an open scheduled course for individual students (distance learning).

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Risktec Solutions - Specialist Risk Management Consultancy & Training Provider, part of the TÜV Rheinland Group

With headquarters in Warrington and local offices across the UK, Middle East, Far East and North America, Risktec is a specialist provider of risk management and safety training for companies all over the world. As part of the TÜV Rheinland Group, Risktec operates...

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Wilderspool Park
Greenall's Avenue
WA4 6HL Warrington, Cheshire

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Based on 13 reviews.

Mark, postgraduate student
What I liked most was the whole study experience, some great tutors with genuine passion made the whole process a real pleasure.
postgraduate student
I have really enjoyed the courses offered by Risktec, and the content I've learned has already helped me in my job. Although I have learned a lot through work experience, I have learned that there are so many more forms of hazard identification techniques than I ever knew.
Jeff, postgraduate student
Thank you so much for the bound copy of my dissertation. I must admit that I was in something of a state of shock. My initial thought was that it was a Risktec A4 diary! I cannot thank you enough. I also wanted to thank your and the team for the assistance that you have provided me over the years, whether academic or administrative. Finally,...
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