Occupational Safety, Health and Wellbeing
School - School of Environment & Life Sciences
Subject area - Environment Work, Health and Organisations
Start Dates(s): September; January
MSc (one year full-time or up to three years part-time)
PgDip (eight months full-time or two years part-time)
Part-time - £1,230 per 30 credit module
UK - £7,380
International - £13,500
- Satisfies the academic requirements for Graduate Membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)
- Improve your career prospects in health, safety and well-being
- Lectures from specialist speakers employed in the sector
- Part-time study option
- International students can apply
This internationally recognised course has been designed to meet the educational needs created by the ever-increasing challenges facing occupational health and safety practitioners.
The modules have been designed to enable development of the intellectual and analytical skills appropriate for health and safety professionals in the 21st century, and address the risks of disease injury, and the design and manufacture of work equipment and systems.
This course involves engagement with a number of ideas drawn from law, economics and the social and physical sciences which are of relevance to the theory and practice of occupational safety, health and well-being.
The modules have been designed to enable development of the intellectual and analytical skills appropriate for health and safety professionals in the 21st century.
Modules address the existing and emerging challenges and review contemporary management and regulatory systems designed to reduce risks.
A feature of this course is applied learning and an emphasis on contextualising study.
This course comprises four taught core modules complemented by a research dissertation.
For part-time students, the taught components span two academic years each consisting of two semesters between September and May. Year 1 involves the study of two core modules, delivered throughout the year. Year 2 involves the study of one core module in semester one and one in semester two.
This course has both full-time and part-time routes which comprises three 14-week semesters or five 14-week semesters, which you can take within one or three years respectively:
For the full-time study option:
Semester 1 - September to February
Semester 2 - February to June
Semester 3 - June to September