Taught course

Railway Systems Safety and Risk

Institution
University of Huddersfield · Department of Engineering and Technology
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

The normal entry requirement for the course is a good honours degree (2:1 or First Class) or a professional qualification recognised as being equivalent to an honours degree in the following subjects or a closely related appropriate science subject area: Engineering/technical sciences Social sciences and psychology Other qualifications or experience, which demonstrate that a candidate possesses appropriate knowledge and skills at honours degree level may be acceptable and will be considered on an individual basis. Prospective applicants with qualifications which are not considered to be technical or numerate will be given an interview to assess their ability to understand and apply key mathematical concepts. In addition you are required to write a supporting letter which explains: Your personal motivation for working in safety and risk for the railways Any prior experience you have working on safety and risk topics either inside or outside the railway industry or any experience of working in the railway industry Your personal learning objectives For applicants whose first language or language of instruction is not English you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 6.5 overall with no element lower than 6.0, will be considered acceptable, or equivalent. The academic qualifications and supporting letter will be used to decide on suitability for the course.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The course is a joint effort of the University of Huddersfield, RSSB and internationally recognized rail safety experts which ensures added value for you and the industry as a whole. The content knowledge is delivered in a clear programme for teaching academic skills that are relevant for prospective railway safety experts.

The course is designed to provide students with the toolbox to develop into inspirational safety experts and leaders for the railway industry. The content and structure of the course allows students to undertake the course full-time or, on a part-time basis whilst still working.

Information for international students

Minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 6.5 overall with no element lower than 6.0, will be considered acceptable, or equivalent. Applicants are responsible for visa and any other requirements.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions and Marketing Office (N200/N321)
Email
compeng@hud.ac.uk
Phone
01484 473116