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MSc Safety, Health and Environmental Management

MSc Safety, Health and Environmental Management

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Environmental Studies Environmental Safety Environmental Health (General) Safety Administration / Regulations Environmental Management

Course type


Course Summary

With safety, health and environmental issues becoming increasingly important, there is a growing demand for professionals with the right skills.

The MSc Safety, Health and Environmental Management degree produces such health and safety practitioners, who can identify, assess and solve health, safety and environmental problems by applying the principles of good management.

You will develop your knowledge of technical subject areas through an extension into managing health and safety, while giving due consideration to the sustainable economic development of business and the environment.


Many modules are continually assessed while other modules are a mixture of continuous assessment and examination.


Our strong industrial and commercial links help us tailor our courses to meet employer’s needs, and ensure you graduate with the right skills to develop an exciting, dynamic career in construction. This industry relationship has been formalised into the Built Environment Strategic Forum (BESF). The mutual benefits arising from this university/industry partnership are significant and guarantee enhanced employability potential to our students and graduates.

Career prospects are excellent, particularly as employers value the skills and experience you will gain through the MSc Safety, Health and Environmental Management degree. Opportunities exist in a variety of organisations, including environmental protection, and occupational safety and health in private and public sectors.

Different course options

Full time | Treforest Campus | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



The Environmental Management module will give you a better understanding and awareness of current and established environmental management issues and practice. The module focuses upon the well-known and globally-used ISO 14001 Environmental Management Standard and guides and enables you to critically evaluate strategies for business improvements. You will study the following topics: organisational context; corporate environmental leadership; environmental planning within an EMS context; support, competence and communications; operational issues; performance evaluation; Key Performance Indicators – e.g. energy use; audits; management review.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have a good Honours degree in a relevant subject, or an appropriate professional qualification, or an HNC/HND with adequate managerial experience.