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Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07

Course Overview

This course enables students to write a dissertation based on a process safety related topic. The wide aim of the course is to engage students in a problem which ties together the learning outcomes of the programme at an appropriate technical level.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 60 credits (30 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
  • Dr Waheed Afzal

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Engineering (EG) (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?


Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

Content will be project-specific

Further Information & Notes

All of the following plus registered for MSc Process Safety

EG50T4 Process Risk Identification & Management (studied)

EG5099 Upstream Oil and Gas Processing (studied)

EG50T5 Loss of Containment (studied)

EG501V Computational Fluid Dynamics (studied)

EG5558 Applied Risk Analysis & Management (studied)

EG55P7 Process Plant, Equipment & Operations (studied)

EG55P8 Process Design, Layout & Materials (studied)

EG55P9 Human Factors Engineering (studied)

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: Continuous assessment (100%)

No resit

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.



Course Learning Outcomes


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