15 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: The NTEC N07 Nuclear Safety Case Development module examines the fundamental building blocks and the supporting processes and methodologies used in the formulation of a 'Modern standards nuclear safety case'. Within the statutory framework that regulates the nuclear industry, there is an overriding requirement to demonstrate through an adequate and appropriate safety case that all hazards associated with operations on a Licensed Site are understood, effectively managed and controlled. This Module introduces the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively judge and influence the adequacy of licensees' nuclear safety cases. On completion, students should be able to: Understand the requirement for a modern standards nuclear safety case; Have an appreciation of the main building blocks of a modern standards nuclear safety case; Have an awareness of the main supporting processes and methodologies used in developing a modern standards nuclear safety case.

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