University of York

University of York

Safety Critical Systems Engineering

The course is designed to prepare students for work in the demanding field of safety systems engineering (SSE) by exposing them to the latest science and technology within this field; the course aims to provide participants with a thorough grounding and practical experience in the use of state-of-the-art techniques for development of safety critical systems, emphasising their software; together with an understanding of the principles behind these techniques so that they can make sound engineering judgements during the design and deployment of such a system, particularly when software is involved; graduates completing the course are equipped to play leading and professional roles in safety-critical systems engineering related aspects of industry and commerce.

Entry requirements

Typically applicants for the diploma will have achieved at a 1st degree in a numerate, technical discipline. Industrial experience is also useful. This full time or part time course is specifically directed at those with several years of industrial experience. Applicants who do not have a 1st degree but who have relevant expertise will be considered on a case by case basis. If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you are applying to.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 - 1 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time January 2017 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time January 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of York York YO10 5DD Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
01904 325500