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.

Bowtie Risk Management

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:  This module introduces bow-tie methodology and examines in detail the various bowtie analysis components.  The module also provides a critical review of the method’s practical uses, with hands-on practice at applying the technique. 

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

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

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 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.

Risk Reduction & ALARP

Outline:  This is a module within all three postgraduate programmes (PgCert, PgDip and MSc).  This 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:  ALARP (As Low As Reasonably Practicable) is a commonly used but often misunderstood concept. The purpose of this module is to enable students to understand the hierarchy of risk reduction measures and the options for risk reduction in the project lifecycle. Students will be introduced to the concept of ALARP and how to demonstrate that risk has been reduced to ALARP levels.

Further Information: See 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 DL05 and 06

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