Taught course

Safety, Health and Environment

Institution
University of Salford · School of Environment and Life Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants should possess at least a UK lower second class honours degree (2:2) or equivalent in any subject.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Course information:

Designed both as a relevant vocational qualification for those seeking health, safety and environment-related employment, as well as to meet the continuing professional development needs of personnel in industry, this course provides an opportunity for interdisciplinary postgraduate study of environmental and occupational health, enabling students to develop the knowledge and skills relevant in modern Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) practice.

Influenced by industry requirements, course content reflects the growing trend of companies combining their environmental protection and health and safety functions. Successful completion of this course will enable you to cope with rapid social, technological and organisational change through promoting an understanding of relevant concepts. The course will also develop your critical and analytical ability in relation to SHE and ensure that you are prepared for contemporary professional practice.

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 environmental regulation and occupational health.

Modules have been designed to enable the development of the intellectual and analytical skills appropriate for health, safety and environment professionals in the 21st century. Addressing existing and emerging challenges and reviewing contemporary management and regulatory systems designed to reduce risk, module content covers a broad curriculum providing you with in depth knowledge of the concepts presented.

A feature of this course is applied learning and an emphasis on authentic, experimental problem based learning ensuring that you will learn from experience while being supported in reviewing the progress of your own learning.

Students who successfully complete the programme automatically qualify for GradIEMA professional status. Graduates can also fast track to PIEMA (Practitioner Status) once they have completed a work-based competence assessment.

You will:

  • Learn aspects of both environmental and occupational health
  • Develop skills relevant in modern Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) practice
  • Learn how to undertake health, safety and environmental audits against a background of sustainability

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,776
International students
£14,310

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12-16 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
enquiries@salford.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 161 295 4545