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MSc (Eng)Process Safety and Loss Prevention

Tuition fee £20,470 per year
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This course is designed to supply industry with highly skilled people. And it works.

Whether you’re already working in the field or just starting out, this course will deepen your understanding and equip you with skills and expertise in process safety, loss prevention and risk assessment.

The course is based on industry best practice. You’ll learn about the major issues that affect industry, the regulations companies have to abide by and the tools and techniques they use.

And you’ll be ready for a career in the oil and gas, chemical, nuclear and pharmaceutical industries, or with any of the consultancies that service them.

There are lectures and discussions, real-life case studies, workshops and hands-on computer sessions.

Programme structure

Course content

Five core modules, major research or design project, and three optional modules.

Core modules

Process Safety Management and Loss Prevention
Introduction to Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment
Hazards in Process Plant Design and Operation
Dissertation (for MSc)

Optional modules

Process Plant Reliability and Maintainability
Human Error and Human Behaviour
Applied Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOP)
Safety in Nuclear Operations
Computer Control: safe practice
Process Safety in the Oil and Gas Industry
Process Safety in Pharmaceutical, Food and Consumer Products


Real-life case studies
Hands-on computer sessions


Assignments for each module

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States