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Occupational Health, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 20 months
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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 20 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

A Level 8 honours primary degree (minimum Second Class Honours, Grade 2) in a relevant area, for example health-related (Public Health, Nursing, Medicine, Environmental Health, Psychology/Behavioural Science, Physiotherapy); Engineering and Human Resource Management and relevant professional experience or work placement in an associated Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare area

Work Experience

At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.

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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