MSc - Master of Science
Occupational Health Health Service Policy / Planning Environmental Health / Safety
The MSc in Occupational Health is a part-time distance learning programme that offers knowledge and expertise in the science underpinning occupational health and safety.
It offers a convenient means for nurses, doctors, health and safety advisors or managers with busy work schedules and other responsibilities, to gain a postgraduate degree in Occupational Health.
The emphasis is on common occupational health and safety issues encountered in the workplace.
The aims of the course are:
To develop an understanding of the broad processes underpinning health protection in the workplace.
To develop and enhance research in occupational health directly applicable and beneficial to practice.
To encourage attitudes pertinent to the team approach.
The course encourages self-directed learning, critical thinking and comparative analysis of occupational health systems and practice. This is done within a structured and dynamic online learning environment that provides interactive multidisciplinary learning and the opportunity for mutual support and collaboration.
The course aims to enable you to explore, understand, analyse and/or apply:
Throughout the course there will be opportunities for the development of critical appraisal skills in the analysis of literature and the development of research-based activities in occupational health practice.
The MSc dissertation then provides the opportunity to carry out research involving a detailed literature review, the formulation of research questions, hypotheses, aims and objectives, and conducting data collection, analysis and the presentation of results.
Distance without attendance
Please refer the University website for Specific Entry Requirements.