University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Safety and Risk Management Leadership

This course is designed for managers, professionals and senior leaders who are required to understand and apply safety and risk management principles. This might be in daily decisions, as part of a strategic overview or as a requirement of continuing professional development (CPD).

Entry requirements

Applicants holding a recognised University degree or equivalent qualification will be eligible to join the Safety and Risk Management Leadership Programme at Postgraduate Certificate level. Applicants who don't have the relevant qualifications will be assessed for admission on the basis of their portfolio of courses undertaken, accreditation of prior learning and relevant work experience. Students who successfully complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Safety and Risk Management Leadership may then consider entry to the Postgraduate Diploma in Safety and Risk Management followed by the MSc.

Course modules

Safety and risk management an introduction and key concepts; legislation and safety policy: international and local perspectives on regulation and compliance; safety culture, behaviour and human factors; accident and incident investigation; risk assessment methodologies; task based risk assessment, management and control; process safety and high risk environments; emergency planning, public safety and working with external agencies; occupational exposure and health hazards; risk management in various settings; corporate risk management and safety audit; module review and final project assignment.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on continuous assessment of written assignment - there's no examinations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,200 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,200 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months

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