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Occupational Safety Engineering and Ergonomics, MApplSc

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #259 (QS) ,
The aim of this Master’s Occupational Safety Engineering and Ergonomics programme at  National University of Ireland, Galway is to develop the knowledge and skills required for a career in Occupational Health and Safety and/or Ergonomics. 

About

This Master’s Occupational Safety Engineering and Ergonomics programme at National University of Ireland, Galway is open to a range of candidates, including recent graduates, those with a primary qualification in Occupational Health and Safety and/or Ergonomics or a related area, and professionals wishing to add to their qualifications. This programme recognises prior academic achievement in relevant areas.

Career Opportunities

Graduates have found employment in workplaces ranging from project engineering, hi-tech manufacturing engineering, regulatory bodies, healthcare and the services sector. Typical job titles include: Safety Engineer, Safety and Risk Specialist, Risk Manager, Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Ergonomics Health and Safety Consultant, Health and Safety Officer; Environmental Health and Safety Officer.

 

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Ergonomics
  • Human and Systems Reliability
  • Occupational Hygiene
  • Quality Management
  • Safety and Risk Management
  • Research Methods
  • Legal Studies
  • Management Studies
  • Quality Engineering
  • Regulatory Affairs

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    90 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

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General Requirements

The MApplSc programme is open to individuals who have an honours degree from a recognised university or third-level college or a pass degree with at least three years’ relevant experience that is acceptable to the College of Engineering.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17750 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7215 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7215 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Galway

  • 800 - 1100 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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