Risk management

The Master of Science in Risk Management at the University of Stavanger offers a strong academic basis for future work within risk management in the offshore industry as well as other industries.The principal aim of the study program is to give the students the knowledge and basic thinking they require to approach risk and uncertainty to support decision-making. Topics covered include: What is the meaning of risk? How to express risk and uncertainty? How to analyze reliability and availability? How to give weight to uncertainties? How to understand and apply the precautionary principle? How to determine acceptable risk? How to balance different concerns, such as safety and economics? How to apply cost-benefit and cost effectiveness analyses? How to apply expected values in risk management?The MSc programme has an international profile with applications from students worldwide. The programme incorporates four streams of specialisation:Risk Assessment and ManagementOffshore and Technical Safety Cyber SecurityReliability and Resilience Engineering
Application deadline

Non-EU applicants: February 5

Nordic and EU applicants with a Bachelor's degree outside of Norway: March 1

Local applicants with a Bachelor's degree from Norway: April 15

Formal prerequisites

A Bachelor's degree in any engineering discipline is required.

The degree must include at least 30 ECTS credits in mathematics/statistics/calculus of probability, including at least 5 ECTS credits of statistics

Proficiency in English on an advanced level is required and must be documented. For more information, please visit see the programme's website.

Tuition No tuition fee
Degree level Master, 2 years
City Stavanger
Credits 120.0