Taught course

Safety, Health and Environmental Management

Northumbria University · Faculty of Engineering and Environment

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Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in a relevant discipline such as environment, geography, environmental health, science, engineering, business or law; or substantial work experience and/or a professional qualification.

Months of entry


Course content

Are you interested in managing the vital issues of safety, health and environmental sustainability? There’s an increasing need for professionals who can help organisations comply with regulations, undertake environmental impact assessments, identify risks and demonstrate due diligence.

Throughout this Masters course you’ll study key concepts such as risk and sustainability. You’ll also gain the knowledge and skills to be able to make independent professional judgements and contribute effectively to organisational strategies.

The course culminates in either a Masters dissertation or, if you prefer, a work-based project where you’ll tackle an issue faced by a real employer. You will focus on self-development and employability throughout.

The course is accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), which means that after completing the course you will meet the academic requirements for Graduate (Grad IOSH) membership.

People join from this Masters course from many different backgrounds. You might, for example, have been an undergraduate student in geography, science, engineering, business, law or environmental health.

It is possible to add an Advanced Practice element to this course, making it a two-year Masters qualification.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12-24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
0191 227 4453