- Have in-depth knowledge of common generic frameworks, approaches, standards, principles, concepts, methods and models for risk assessment
- Have basic knowledge of how these are operationalised in selected application areas, such as global, national and regional/municipal risk assessments, risk assessment in enterprises, offshore oil and gas risk assessments, and infrastructure risk assessments
- Understand how risk assessments are to be used to support risk-informed decision-making
- Be able to recognise, describe and distinguish the common generic frameworks, approaches, standards, principles, concepts, methods and models for risk assessment
- Be able to reflect on strengths and weaknesses of these
- Be able to apply common risk assessment methods to realistic problems
- Communicate professional problems orally and in writing, analyse, and draw conclusions within the subject area
The application part of the course covers topics such as risk assessment in a global, national and municipal context, in the oil and gas industry, in infrastructure planning, in land use planning (risk assessment of major hazard sites, MAHs), and the use of risk indicators.
Required prerequisite knowledge
RIS500 Risk analysis and risk management
RAG500 Foundations of risk analysis and governance
|Oral exam||40/100||50 minutes||A - F||None permitted|
|Student report in groups||60/100||A - F|
During the oral exam, the student groups will present their work and answer questions from the examiners. Questions can be asked to the group in general or to each individual group member. Individual grades will be assigned based on the oral exam.
The final grade will be decided by the examiners.
Method of work
Compendium of articles and reports
International Organization for Standardization. (2018). ISO 31000: Risk Management: Principles and Guidelines. Ed. 2.
International Organization for Standardization. (2009). ISO 31010: Risk Management: Principles and Guidelines
All notes and problems presented
Additional literature as informed about in Canvas at semester start-up
Sist oppdatert: 15.12.2019