The Master of Science in Process Safety and Risk Management is a 2-years, part-time, postgraduate taught programme. It is designed to enable students to understand the overarching requirement of compliance to legislation and to instil into students, the knowledge and skills in measuring and quantifying safety levels, hazardous emissions and exposure levels, and to design and operate inherently safer plants using specialist knowledge and skills.

The programme aims to train students to be competent professionals in the health and safety profession, to enable students to obtain an accredited postgraduate degree qualification for better career development and to enable students to develop a deeper understanding across the broad subject of process safety and risk management.

Programme Structure

Core Modules

  • Legislation Safety Case and Incident Investigation
  • Environmental Impact, Legislation and Engineering
  • Safety Engineering and Loss Prevention
  • BioSafety Engineering and Occupational Health
  • Research Method
  • Safety, Health and Risk Management in Process, Petroleum and Offshore Engineering
  • Hazard Identification and Quantitative Risk Assessment
  • Mechanical Integrity in Process Safety
  • Process Control
  • Project Dissertation

Type of Programme
Post-graduate taught degree, face-to-face lessons.

Programme Duration
24 months part-time study

Admission Requirements

First degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent engineering qualification with minimum second lower classification (2.2)

Candidates without a Bachelor Degree with at least 8 years of working experience and is at least 30 years old will also be considered on a case by case basis

English Language Entry Requirements : IELTS overall 6.5 or equivalent

Applicant Eligibility

The course is only available to Singapore Citizens, Singapore Permanent Residents, Singapore Employment Pass holders, Singapore Dependant’s Pass* holders.

*subject to approval by the respective pass-issuing authority.

Dates & Fees

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Contact Details

Newcastle Research & Innovation Institute Pte Ltd (NewRIIS)
80 Jurong East Street 21, #05-04
Devan Nair Institute for Employment and Employability
Singapore 609607

Tel: +65 6514 0568