Taught course

Health Care Risk Management

Dublin Institute of Technology · School of Food Science and Environmental Health

Entry requirements

An honours degree (2.2 grade or higher) or equivalent in a Science, Engineering, Technology, Construction, Environmental Health or Health related discipline. Eligible candidates may be interviewed.

Months of entry


Course content

This interdisciplinary course is aimed at graduates who are seeking to update their current knowledge and skills in the following areas. Occupational safety and health, environmental management, fire safety, food safety the built environment and risk management within the health care sector.
Course Outline: Risk Assessment; Risk Management; Business Management; Environmental Health and Safety; Occupational Safety and Health; Fire Safety; Food Safety; Environmental Management; Building Assessment; Clinical Risk; Dissertation.
Emphasis is placed on a practical and vocational approach to risk assessment and risk management with the emphasis on real life scenarios within the health care sector.

Information for international students

Applications from non-EU applicants (full-time programme only) to be sent to: International Student Office, Dublin Institute of Technology,143-149 Rathmines Road, Dublin 6, Ireland Telephone: +353 1 402 7501/ 3435 Fax: +353 1 402 7533 Email: international@dit.ie Useful information for non-EU applicants can be found at: http://graduatenetwork.dit.ie/m-international-graduate-network.html

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Mr. Victor Hrymak
+353-1-402 4355
+353-1-402 4495