Office of the Registrar
School of Graduate Studies (2017/2018)
13.10 Graduate Diploma in Safety and Risk Engineering

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science offers a course-based Graduate Diploma in Safety and Risk Engineering to provide an opportunity for engineers in a variety of engineering disciplines to obtain or upgrade their training in Safety and Risk Engineering. The program is available on a full-time or part-time basis.

13.10.1 Qualifications for Admission
  1. Admission to the program is limited and competitive.

  2. To be eligible for consideration for admission, an applicant shall meet the requirements described under General Regulations, Qualification for Admission, or shall have qualifications and/or engineering experience that is acceptable to the Dean of Graduate Studies and to the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

  3. To be eligible for consideration for admission, applicants will meet the English Proficiency requirements described under General Regulations, English Proficiency Requirements.

13.10.2 Program of Study
  1. The Diploma program requires the completion of 15 credit hours as follows:

    1. Engineering 9115, 9121, and 9411; and

    2. two courses selected from Engineering 9116, 9516, 9609, 9622.

13.10.3 Evaluation

Students must obtain a grade of at least 65% in all program courses to receive credit for the course towards their program requirements. Any student who fails to receive 65% or more in a course must repeat the course in the case of core courses, or must either repeat or replace the course with another program course in the case of elective courses. Any student who receives a grade of less than 65% in two courses or in a repeated course will be required to withdraw from the program.