University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Safety and Reliability Engineering for Oil and Gas

This course aims to provide education and training at postgraduate level for graduate engineers in the general area of safety engineering, reliability engineering, and loss prevention.

Entry requirements

Honours degree in Engineering (2:1 or above); or practising engineers with 2 years' relevant industrial experience; or science graduates with 2 years' experience in the engineering field required.

Course modules

Core modules: Fundamental concepts in safety engineering, reliability and risk management; statistics and probability for safety, reliability and quality; fire and explosion engineering; fundamental of oil and gas engineering: well engineering and facilities; advanced methods for risk and reliability assessment; applied risk analysis and management; process safety and regulations; human factors.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by continuous assessment and/or written assignment.

Sponsorship information



Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 3,400 per Whole course (home fees) 2 years
MSc Full-time £ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 16,200 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
King's Campus Aberdeen AB24 3FX Scotland

Key information

Graduate School Admissions Unit
Telephone number: 
01224 272515