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Occupational Health MSc/Diploma/Certificate

Occupational Health MSc/Diploma/Certificate

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Full time | Edgbaston Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Occupational Health

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This programme is designed to meet the needs of postgraduate training in the prevention and control of work-related ill health and to understand the issues of ill health and its effect on work in the 21st century.

Over the past 20 years this programme has been completed by over 300 doctors, nurses, scientists, economists and physiotherapists. The programme is based on a multidisciplinary approach to tackling a wide range of occupational health issues and is accredited by both the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) for graduate membership.

Why Study this Course?

Aiming to develop the practitioner in occupational health and associated disciplines, this programme combines the academic and practical aspects of occupational health so that you can contribute to the development of occupational health services as well as improving practices and dealing effectively with management issues.

Benefits of studying this programme:

  • The course focuses on current key topics including fitness for work, mental health, health screening, musculoskeletal disorders and management of health risk.
  • Students with both clinical and non-clinical backgrounds benefit from understanding how workplace data can be collected and integrated to solve occupational health problems
  • You have regular interaction with experts in occupational health and visits to workplaces enables you to put concepts into practice. The course will equip you to understand and solve a wide range of occupational health problems.
  • The IOEM has a dedicated reference library and access instruments used for health screening and exposure monitoring.

Students will also achieve PgCert and PgDip in this course.

Modules

This module covers the adverse impact that harmful exposures and practices at work may have on health. The skills of diagnosis and attribution of ill health to work and the application of evidence-based decisions to prevent ill health. Topics will include a systems exploration of disease and injury, focusing largely on classical occupational diseases and cross-linked to other modules on the MSc OH course. Health screening and surveillance will also be covered.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£23,310

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have a relevant first degree, although those with relevant work experience or appropriate expertise will be considered.

University information

Part of the Russell Group of UK universities, the University of Birmingham has been developing great minds, encouraging challenging debates and pushing the boundaries of innovation and excellence for over 100 years. Over 14,000 students from over 150 countries choose to study at Birmingham, meaning you will be part of a diverse and vibrant community. 40% of this student population are postgraduates. Birmingham understands that you want to...more