Taught course

System Safety Engineering with Automotive Applications

University of York · Department of Computer Science

Entry requirements

Applicants will have achieved a first degree in a numerate, technical discipline. This course is specifically directed at those with at least two years of industrial experience and applicants who do not have a first degree but who have relevant industrial experience will be considered on a case by case basis. If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to.

Months of entry


Course content

This MSc course has been developed for the Jaguar Land Rover Technical Accreditation Scheme and is designed to prepare students for work in the demanding field of Safety Systems Engineering (SSE) by exposing them to the latest science and technology within this field.

The course aims to provide participants with a thorough grounding and practical experience in the use of state-of-the-art techniques for development of safety critical systems, together with an understanding of the principles behind these techniques so that they can make sound engineering judgements during the design, deployment and operation of such systems.

Graduates completing the course will be equipped to participate in safety-critical systems engineering related aspects of industry and commerce.

Information for international students

York is a research-intensive university and a proud member of the elite Russell Group of universities. Information about international fees can be found on our website.

Fees and funding

Department and University scholarships may be available, please check our website for details: Fees and funding

Qualification and course duration


part time
48 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Administrator
+44 (0) 1904 325500