• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

Our distance learning postgraduate certificate (PgCert) in Occupational Health and Safety Management allows you to study for a recognised accredited postgraduate university qualification without leaving your job.

This Occupational Health and Safety Management course at University of Portsmouth aims to enhance your abilities to analyse problems, research and propose solutions and to develop your confidence in delivering sound professional judgements in the workplace.

What you will experience?

  • The course will provide you with the opportunity to analyse and evaluate the management, regulation and promotion of occupational health and safety in UK and international workplaces.
  • This is a distance learning programme and, therefore, it is essential that you have access to the web, as this will be the main source of your learning material.
  • You will be supported through our online virtual learning environment called Moodle. The Moodle environment is a rich source of information - both formal and informal.
  • You will be directed towards independent study through a range of activities, including online tutorials, podcasts and tutor-led discussion sessions, which will provide you with the opportunity to interact with staff and fellow students.

Career

Pursuing this career path whilst undertaking a full-time job is important for providing assurance to management and auditors that I am competent in ensuring excellence in Health and Safety in the workplace.

Accreditation

Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) - contributes towards Grad IOSH

Programme Structure

Here are the units you will study:

  • Management Essentials for Health and Safety: This unit aims to provide you with an appreciation of health and safety management and its integration into organisational management systems. You will study the nature of organisations and how management functions can be directed towards the recognition and control of risk. You will develop knowledge and interpretation of the requirements and responsibilities imposed by laws in respect of occupational health and safety.
  • Risk Management in Practice: This unit concerns the operational practice of health and safety by considering the potential risks, from both a health and safety perspective, and their subsequent assessment and control. The aim of the unit is to explore the potential hazards in a variety of industries both UK based and international, and to develop strategies for the assessment and control of hazards associated with the workplace and working practices.

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      Distance Learning

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Appropriate experience and proven aptitude in health and safety, a certificated professional/vocational qualification or an undergraduate degree or equivalent. If you do not hold a level 6 qualification you may be required to present evidence of your ability to study at level 6. 
  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

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

    5030 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5030 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3400 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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