University of Huddersfield
Railway Systems Safety and Risk
The normal entry requirement for the course is a good Honours degree (2.1 or 1st Class) or a professional qualification recognised as being equivalent to an honours degree in the following subjects or a closely related appropriate science subject area: Engineering/technical sciences; social sciences and psychology. Other qualifications or experience, which demonstrate that a candidate possesses appropriate knowledge and skills at Honours degree level may be acceptable and will be considered on an individual basis. Prospective applicants with qualifications which are not considered to be technical or numerate will be given an on-line examination to assess their ability to understand and apply key mathematical concepts. In addition you are required to write a supporting letter which explains: Your personal motivation for working in safety and risk for the railways; your prior experience of working on safety and risk topics either inside or outside the railway industry; your prior experience of working in the railway industry; your personal learning ambitions as a basis for PDP in the course. For applicants whose 1st language or language of instruction is not English you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 6.5 overall with no element lower than 6.0, will be considered acceptable, or equivalent. Visa and other requirements for international students are the responsibility of the students themselves. The academic qualifications and supporting letter will be used to decide on suitability for the course.
Core modules: Systematic safety for RSSR; learning from accidents; safety decision making; risk analysis; engineering safety management; human factors, culture and competency; safety regulation and approvals; safety leadership and communication; thesis project.
Graded exercises which may include a graded block-test, a graded block-assignment or both.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (England)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 14,000 per Year 1 (International)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Scotland)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Wales)||12 months|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||-||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Huddersfield||Huddersfield||HD1 3DH||Yorkshire and the Humber|