Risktec Assessed Masters (RAM) in Risk and Safety Management (e-learning/open)

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14 months
3,975 GBP excl. VAT
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Risktec Assessed Masters (RAM) in Risk and Safety Management (e-learning/open)

Risktec Assessed Masters (RAM) in Risk and Safety Management - distance learning (online) qualification

The Risktec Assessed Masters (RAM) in Risk and Safety Management is an advanced industry-based programme designed to help risk and safety practitioners develop their skills, advance their careers and make a greater contribution to the profession.

Based on the same learning outcomes and content as the Masters (MSc) programme, the Risktec Assessed Masters was designed for professionals with less time available for university-level study. As such, it covers the same core risk and safety management same topics as the postgraduate programme, but requires a lighter level of assessment from the participants.

The RAM programme comprises the RAD programme, plus a RAM project dissertation of approximately 4,000 words on a topic selected in consultation with Risktec. Risktec can help you choose a state-of-the-art topic in risk and safety management that is of real interest to current and prospective employers. You will have access to a Risktec supervisor throughout the project Completing the RAM enables you to demonstrate a good knowledge of specific issues related to your dissertation topic, present systematic and relevant written arguments and apply analytical skills. Successful RAM students have an option to buy additional modules, with no assessment.

The Masters programme is completed in an average time of 14 months and is the most advanced qualification available in the Risktec suite of Professional Qualifications (RPQs).

Suitability - Who should attend?

The RAM is suitable for any professional seeking to implement practical risk management in high hazard industries, including oil & gas, petrochemical, chemical, nuclear, mining, transportation, conventional power and renewables.

Candidates must be confident in their ability to perform at ISCED Level 6 (equivalent to a university Bachelor's degree). They must also have proven English language capability and broadband Internet access.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

In order to achieve the relevant qualification, students are required to complete 12 modules, 8 assessments and a project dissertation.

Training Course Content

The RAM programme consists 12 modules 

Choose any 12 from the list below:

  • Principles of Risk Management (recommended)
  • Bowtie Risk Management
  • Hazard Identification
  • Risk Analysis
  • Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Management Systems
  • Risk Reduction and ALARP
  • Human Factors in Design and Operations
  • Workplace Safety
  • Incident Investigation & Analysis
  • Safety/HSE Cases
  • HAZOP Study
  • Culture, Behaviour & Competency
  • QRA (Quantitative Risk Assessment) for Oil & Gas
  • Oil and Gas Risk Studies
  • Physical Effects Modelling
  • Enginerred Risk Control Systems (Oil & Gas)
  • Emergency Response and Crisis Management
  • Availability, Reliability & Maintainability
  • Functional Saefty (including SIL)

Candidates are required to complete 8 assessments plus a RAM project dissertation of approximately 4,000 words.


Course format & materials
Enrolment on the course gives students access to the Risktec Online learning environment. The module material includes slides, explanatory notes, videos and references to further reading and useful websites. Students engage in online activities including optional tests to confirm their understanding.

The RAM project dissertation is completed in consultation with Risktec and with the support of a supervisor throughout.

Other training formats
The RAM is also available as a private, customisable course for corporate clients (face-to-face, distance learning or blended learning).

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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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