Taught course

Occupational Health Safety and Environment

Institution
Manchester Metropolitan University · Faculty of Health, Psychology and Social Care
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You will normally have a good honours degree, or international equivalent, and/or significant proven experience in a relevant field. International Students, please see www.mmu.ac.uk/international

Months of entry

September

Course content

Accredited by IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health), upon successful completion of your studies you are entitled to Graduate Member status of the Institution. This is the leading global professional body in occupational safety and health.

Workplace safety and worker health is increasingly significant in tackling wider societal issues around morbidity, early mortality and the influences of lifestyle on individuals and communities.

This programme is a comprehensive study into the current and emerging legal and compliance issues, and the scientific, health and psychosocial factors influencing 21st century Health and Safety. It introduces the student to the multitude of factors that are influential in workplace safety and health.

The course has extensive practical emphasis, with regular site visits to a variety of industrial and commercial settings. The knowledge acquired is applied to risk assessment, management and compliance requirements, to maintaining workplace safety, and to building infrastructure and compliance systems.

Demand for qualified individuals who can make a significant impact in the workplace environment on the health and safety of employees is high, with excellent starting salaries and progression.

Information for international students

For more information to support your studies in the UK, including course details, how to apply, and living in the UK visit www.mmu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

For further information please see: http://www.mmu.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/fees/

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries Team
Email
courses@mmu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 161 247 6969