Postgraduate Education Modules

This category contains the full learning materials for each of Risktec's university-validated modules.  It is necessary to complete an appropriate induction course before being granted access to these modules.  Each module will open to students on the scheduled start date.

HSE Management Systems

Outline:  The course consists of approximately 16 hours self study followed by a lengthy period of research and writing, culminating in the submission of an assignment (up to 2500 words).  Learners have 8 weeks to complete the module, which is worth 10 postgraduate credits.

Purpose:  The course highlights what constitutes a Health, Safety & Environment Management System (HSE MS), how it is implemented and why more organisations are developing and implementing HSE MS to international standards. 

Further Information:  See the module summaries in the Training & Education pages of the Risktec website: Risktec.tuv.com

To Enrol:  Please e-mail training@risktec.tuv.com or telephone: +44 1925 611200.

MSc Project for DL08 and 09

Outline: This is a constituent module of the MSc in Risk & Safety Management.  It consists of approximately 500 hours of self study, researching and writing, culminating in the submission of a project 12,000 words in length.  Part-time learners have around 6 months to complete the module, which is worth 60 postgraduate credits.

Further Information:  See the Training & Education pages of the Risktec website: www.risktec.tuv.com or email training@risktec.tuv.com

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Safety/HSE Cases

Outline: This is a module within the PgDip and MSc programmes.  The course consists of approximately 16 hours self study followed by a lengthy period of research and writing, culminating in the submission of an assignment (up to 4000 words).  Learners have 8 weeks to complete the module, which is worth 10 postgraduate credits.

Purpose:  The aim of this module is to explain the purpose of a Safety/HSE Case and provide an understanding of the case content and structure.  This includes historical drivers, legal requirements and company and industry body requirements.  The differing types of safety/HSE case and different industry approaches are discussed.  Links between the case and supporting studies and between the case and the management system are studied.  Documentation, maintenance, roll-out and implementation are also reviewed.

Further Information: See the module summaries in the Training & Education pages of the Risktec website: risktec.tuv.com

To Enrol: Please e-mail Training@risktec.tuv.com or telephone: +44 1925 611200.

Risk Analysis

Outline: This is a module within all three postgraduate programmes (PgCert, PgDip and MSc). The course consists of approximately 16 hours self study followed by a lengthy period of research and writing, culminating in the submission of an assignment.  Learners have 8 weeks to complete the module, which is worth 10 postgraduate credits.

Purpose:  To provide a solid foundation in risk assessment tools, with an emphasis on qualitative risk assessment techniques.  The module delivers a critical review of well established qualitative risk assessment tools and also introduces some quantitative techniques.

Further Information:  See the module summaries in the Training & Education pages of the Risktec website: Risktec.tuv.com

To Enrol:  Please e-mail Training@risktec.tuv.com or telephone: +44 1925 611200.

MSc Project Overview

This is an overview of the MSc project module, for those PgDip students who are interested in carrying out an MSc and would like to know more about it.

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