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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 First Sub Session Credit Points 60 credits (30 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
  • Dr Alfonso Martinez-felipe

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

  • Any Postgraduate Programme

What other courses must be taken with this course?


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Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

Content will be project-specific

Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Project Report/Dissertation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Agreed feedback between the two markers of the dissertation is providedo the students by their Supervisor soon after the grades are released.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ReflectionUnderstandExtensive knowledge and understanding of process safety in the wider sense and also in its relation to specific items of plant, equipment and processes
ReflectionUnderstand•A thorough understanding of current challenges and practices •An appreciation of emerging developments, techniques and the application thereof within the arena of process safety
ReflectionCreateAbility to apply the full range of chemical engineering technical and management techniques to unfamiliar problems such as to account for complexity and a wide range of commercial/industrial constrain

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