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TÜV Rheinland Group Offers Risktec Distance Learning Courses

Main Objectives

Leading safety and risk management provider Risktec Solutions, part of the TÜV Rheinland Group, is offering postgraduate qualifications in partnership with Liverpool John Moores University (UK). Courses are fully delivered through distance learning.


The following postgraduate qualifications in Risk and Safety Management are available by distance learning:

• Master of Science (MSc) over three years, including a nine-month dissertation
• Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) over two years
• Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) over 12 months
• Single Continuing Professional Development (CPD) module lasting two months


MSc students have the option of following the IChemE Process Safety Pathway on successful completion of the Risk and Safety Management MSc with Risktec. As part of this pathway, Risktec students can apply to register as Professional Process Safety Engineers.

PgDip students wanting to follow the IChemE Pathway must take the ‘Physical Effects Modelling’ and ‘Emergency Response and Crisis Management’ modules as part of their course.

Learning Style

All courses are delivered 100% online via the Risktec online learning environment. Courses comprise module content, further reference material, as well as online activities and group tasks. Support will be provided by dedicated module teachers throughout the course.

Entry Requirements

A relevant bachelor degree or equivalent, or 5+ years of relevant work experience.

Course Content
PgCert Modules:
• Principles of Risk Management
• Hazard Identification
• HSE Management Systems
• Research Methods
• Risk Analysis
• Risk Reduction and ALARP

PgDip Modules:
• Culture, Behaviour and Competency
• Physical Effects Modelling
• Human Factors in Design and Operations
• HAZOP Study
• Bowtie Risk Management
• Emergency Response and Crisis Management
• Incident Investigation and Analysis
• Safety/HSE Cases

MSc  Project:
In addition to the requirements for a PgDip, the MSc degree requires a 15.000 word dissertation on a topic selected in liaison with an industry supervisor from Risktec and an academic supervisor from Liverpool John Moores University.

Target Audience
Anyone looking to acquire in-depth knowledge and postgraduate qualifications in Risk and Safety Management in major hazard industries such as oil and gas, petrochemical, chemical, nuclear, transportation, mining, and renewables.

Please send an e-mail to enroll for a course or further information.

Online distance learning delivered by Risktec Solutions Ltd in partnership with Liverpool John Moores University
01.06.2017 (course start)

If you are interested in more information about our extended course offerings, please contact one of our experts!

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