Postgraduate

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Modules

EXT8017 : Risk Management And Reliability Engineering

Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

To equip technologists with the skills to commission, appraise and review risk assessments within the utility sector, specifically for water, wastewater and solid waste unit processes and assets. To introduce the governance of risk within the utility sector – technical, managerial and human factors.

Outline Of Syllabus

Drivers for risk management in the utility sector – why manage risk?
Corporate risk management – structures, tools and techniques,
Basic probability and statistics,
Risk analysis tools and techniques,
Regulatory risk assessments in support of environmental permits,
Risk governance in the utility sector – towards high reliability organisations.

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Assessment Methods

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Exams
Description Length Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written Examination1501M100Written examination
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