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MSc System Safety Engineering with Automotive Applications

University of York

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of York

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

This course will provide you with the educational background required to become a leader in the field of system safety engineering with automotive applications. The course will be particularly relevant to you if you are a professional in this area and has been developed for the Jaguar Land Rover Technical Accreditation Scheme.

The course provides a thorough grounding in techniques used to develop, operate and assure the safety characteristics of automotive systems and services, but also explores the principles behind these techniques; principles upon which sound safety judgements need to be made. You will explore the contribution technology, processes, human factors and organisations make to the safety of systems and have the chance to apply the latest research to areas of advanced practice.

This course will be useful to you if you are involved in functional safety in the automotive industry; if you are undertaking continuous professional development modules via the Jaguar Land Rover Technical Accreditation Scheme (JLR TAS); or if you wish to have an educational background in the safety assurance of next generation vehicles including in the area of autonomous vehicles. This is the only MSc in System Safety available through JLR TAS.

The Department of Computer Science at York is a leader in Safety Critical Systems Engineering in the UK and a leader in the assurance of autonomous systems through the Assurance of Autonomy International Programme.

The MSc in Safety-Critical Systems Engineering with Automotive Applications automatically meets some of the conditions for professional chartered engineering status in the UK set by the IET and the BCS.

Careers and skills

This course will help further your skills within the automotive industry and will prepare you to be an adept and safe practitioner.

Tuition fees

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£ 6,540per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of York

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    University of York, Heslington, York, York, YO10 5DD, England

Inspiring teaching delivered by leading academics, integrated with award-winning employability programmes, equips students for the international labour market.
A diverse campus community of students from over 150 countries that offers a lifelong global alumni network.
Specialist international student support includes orientation, immigration advice, Language Skills Centres, and International Pathway College programmes.

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