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.

Culture, Behaviour & Competency

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:  To detail the principal elements of Organisational Culture, Workplace Behaviour and Competency Management, and to provide an overview of the theorem and practice that underpins these areas.

To consider and discuss the interconnection of the issues arising from each of the topics, and their relative importance within the workplace.

To promote discussion and understanding of the relationship and differences between competency, training and resourcing.

To promote the application of this knowledge and understanding in workplace situations and highlight the importance of these topics in risk management.

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.

Hazard Identification

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 an understanding and awareness of the tools and techniques available for hazard identification, where they can be applied and what limitations may exist.  Students will be introduced to the concept of HAZID, including the HAZID team and process.  Other hazard identification techniques will be introduced, but these are explained in greater detail in related modules. 

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.

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