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Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management MSc

Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management MSc

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Study mode

Part time

Duration

3 years

Start date

23-JAN-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Occupational Health Environmental Safety Environmental Studies Environmental Management Safety Administration / Regulations

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

Do you want to boost your career prospects by studying for an occupational health, safety and environmental management Master's degree alongside your current job?

Whether you want to progress your career as an Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Practitioner or specialise in managing HSE in fields such as construction, nuclear or oil and gas, this MSc Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management through the Learning at Work Masters course gives you the skills, knowledge and confidence to fulfil your ambitions.

Because the course is work-based, you need to already be in a full-time, part-time or voluntary role. If you don't have an undergraduate degree, you could still do this postgraduate course if you have several years experience in a responsible position or you have high-level skills through experience that isn't reflected in your qualifications.

You can tailor the course to match your professional and personal aspirations and your employer's objectives. The way you learn is flexible, so you can study wherever is most convenient for you and schedule your studies around your existing commitments.

You'll get to put the skills you learn to work instantly in your job, contributing to the success of your company. When you complete the course, you'll improve your career prospects and have the skills and knowledge to perform more effectively in your job.

The course is accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) – so once you've successfully completed it, you can make an application to IOSH for Graduate membership. You'll also be able to work towards their Chartered status with IOSH through our professional development process.

Careers and opportunities

When you finish the course, you'll have the skills and knowledge to advance your career with your current employer and boost your long-term career prospects.

After the course, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Modules

This core module considers the global, national and local environmental issues prominent in our society. It aims to provide the student with an appreciation of pollution, its sources and control and considers the management of environmental factors within organisations.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

Students need to pay 60 credits (to be paid over 1 year): 60 credits - £3,630; 90- 120 credits (can be split over 1 or 2 years): 90 credits - £5,450, 120 credits - £7,270; 150- 180 credits (can be split over 1, 2 or 3 years): 150 credits - £9,080, 180 credits – £10,790.

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

To be confirmed

Entry requirements

A degree or equivalent. Other qualifications such as HNDs and Foundation degrees, supported by several years of relevant post-qualification experience in responsible posts, may also be acceptable. Applicants are usually working at a professional level. Appropriate experience and proven aptitude in health and safety, a certificated professional/vocational qualification or an undergraduate degree or equivalent. If you do not hold a level 6 qualification you may be required to present evidence of your ability to study at level 6.

University information

Over 4,000 postgraduate students call the University of Portsmouth campus home. An ideal choice for postgraduate students, the university has superb research credentials, excelling in areas such as astrophysics, forensics and sports science, with world-leading research groups conducting impactful work into some of the most significant challenges we face in society today. Portsmouth offers over 200 postgraduate degrees, in a wide variety...more