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Occupational Health, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 20 months
    Duration
Online
The MSc in Occupational Health from University College Cork Online takes a uniquely integrated approach to occupational health and safety, exploring psychological factors alongside more traditional physical risk factors, to help students develop strategies to fulfil the needs of the modern workplace.

About

UCC’s MSc Occupational Health is a part-time programme delivered wholly online offering students a flexible mode of learning. The programme integrates occupational health and safety into a multidisciplinary perspective. It offers students the opportunity to study modern cutting-edge scientific concepts and research evidence on causation, prevention and management of work-related accidents, injury and disease. The programme incorporates the following subject areas:

  • Public Health
  • Psychology
  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Ergonomics
  • Occupational Medicine and Hygiene
  • Law
  • Training and Development
  • Epidemiology

Programme Structure

  • Principles and Practices of Occupational Health and Safety
  • Psychosocial Epidemiology
  • Occupational Health and Safety Management
  • Introduction to Research and Epidemiology
  • Risk Assessment and Implementation of Health and Safety Management Programmes
  • Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare Law
  • Training and Development in Occupational Health and Safety
  • Disseration in Occupational Health and Safety

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 20 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

To access and interact with the programme content, assignments and assessments etc. students will require reliable broadband andaccess to at least a PC/ Laptop running Windows 7 or later and Mac OSX 10.7.4. Common plug-ins such as Microsoft Silverlight, Java and Flash will also be required. Students must have access to MS Office or an equivalent suite of applications such as Libre Office. They must also have access to a modern standards compliant web browser. UCC recommends either Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. To engage productively and successfully with the content, basic technical computer skills such as familiarity with word processing, web browsing and email recommended.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 20 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4596 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7650 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 20 months.
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Funding

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