8.6.1 Program of Study

  1. The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science offers a program in Safety and Risk Engineering leading to the degree of Master of Applied Science in Safety and Risk Engineering (M.A.Sc.(SRE)). The program is available on a full-time or part-time basis.

  2. The program is offered by the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and will be administered by a Board of Studies appointed by the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science.

8.6.2 Qualifications for Admission

  1. Admission is limited and competitive.

  2. To be considered for admission, applicants shall normally hold a minimum second class Bachelor’s Degree in engineering preferably in mechanical, chemical/process, civil, safety and inspection, environmental, mining/mineral, petroleum engineering, or computational science or in a related discipline from a university of recognized standing.

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

8.6.3 Degree Requirements

The degree program requires the completion of 30 credit hours as follows:

  1. 6 credit hours comprising two project courses Engineering 915A/915B.

  2. 15 credit hours by completing Engineering 9115, 9116, 9121, 9330 and 9411.

  3. 9 credit hours (three courses) to be selected from Engineering 7623, 9340, 9516, 9609, 9622, 9625, 9977, and 9989.

8.6.4 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.

8.6.5 Courses

  • 7623 Process Simulation
  • 915A SRE Project Course (0 credit hours)
  • 915B SRE Project Course (6 credit hours)
  • 9115 Safety and Risk Engineering
  • 9116 Reliability Engineering
  • 9121 Advanced Safety and Risk Engineering
  • 9330 Abnormal Situation Management, Fault Detection and Analysis
  • 9340 Material Degradation and Asset Management
  • 9411 Probabilistic Methods in Engineering
  • 9516 Similitude, Modelling and Experimental Data Analysis
  • 9609 Environmental Risk Assessment
  • 9622 Environmental Statistics
  • 9625 Environmental impacts of offshore oil and gas operations
  • 9899 Special Topics Course – Corrosion Principles, Prevention and Control
  • 9977 Computer and Communication Security

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