The Postgraduate Certificate course in Hydrogen Safety Engineering offered at the University of Ulster is the only such course in the UK and worldwide, giving graduates the opportunity to specialise in a new field. The course comprises of two 30 CATS point modules, namely, one on "Principles of Hydrogen Safety" and one on "Applied Hydrogen Safety".
The topical content of the modules complies with the International Curriculum on Hydrogen Safety there is a growing need for specialists in hydrogen safety engineering. Graduates with a PGCert in Hydrogen Safety Engineering will be suitably qualified for employment opportunities at various industrial corporations, governmental bodies, research organisations, and educational institutions.
The course is intended for students who wish to pursue a career in hydrogen safety, and for professionals already working in industry (process industry, energy industry, civil works, aerospace industry, automotive industry), transport and distribution, fire and rescue brigades, insurance, teaching institutions, research institutions, legislative bodies, etc., involved in a variety of activities: consulting, manufacture, design, teaching, research, operation, construction, legislation, etc. The University of Ulster is an outstanding regional university with a national and international reputation for quality.
Its mission is to provide teaching of the highest quality, to encourage learning that will meet the personal and occupational needs of society, and to contribute to wealth creation and economic prosperity through teaching, research and technology transfer. The course is offered by UU-staff involved in Hydrogen Safety Engineering and Research (HySAFER). With the core teaching staff actively involved in hydrogen safety research e.g. the European Network of Excellence HySafe "Safety of Hydrogen as an Energy Carrier", the latest knowledge in the field is available for dissemination.
Duration and Mode of Attendance
The course is fully online and can be studied from any location in the world. Completion of the PG Cert normally takes one academic year.
Careers And Postgraduate Opportunities
Graduates with a PGCert in Hydrogen Safety Engineering will be suitably qualified for employment opportunities at various industrial corporations, design, engineering & consultancy organisations, insurance and regulatory operations, governmental bodies, research establishments and educational institutions.