This course will enhance your ability to analyse problems, research and propose solutions, all while developing your confidence in delivering sound professional judgements in the workplace.
You'll graduate with the knowledge and skill necessary to fulfil your potential as a health and safety professional; you'll have the creativity, independence and enterprise to advance further professionally. On completion of this course, you'll also be sufficiently qualified to apply for Graduate Membership to the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).
What you’ll experience
On this course, you'll:
- have the opportunity to analyse and evaluate the management, regulation and promotion of occupational health and safety in UK and international workplaces
- study at a university that has offered courses in Health and Safety to serve industrial and professional needs since 1976
- be supported through our online virtual learning environment called Moodle. The Moodle environment is a rich source of information - both formal and informal
- 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
- have access to our Library's vast selection of electronic resources, including e-books and journals, available anywhere, 24/7, with staff always on hand to help out
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. Assessment is solely based on the submission of your written assignments.
Campus attendance is not required on this course, although you will be invited to a campus-based induction session at the start of the course and your graduation ceremony. The online induction course is available online for those unable to attend the campus-based session, and attendance of graduation is also not mandatory.
Work experience and career planning
When you finish the course, you'll have the skills and knowledge to advance your career with your current employer and boost your long-term career prospects.
After the course, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.
Previous graduates have gone onto to hold senior positions in the industry, including health and safety roles in the oil and gas industry, construction, local and national governments, the manufacturing sector, as well as film and television.
Teaching and programme assessment
Teaching on this course includes:
- tutorials and lectures
- course materials
- discussion forums
- academic skills help
- PDP (Personal Development Planning)/IDP (Initial Development Planning)
- quizzes and assessments
This course isn't tied to the University's timetables or academic calendar. So you can work at your own pace, in your own time and in your own location. This PGCert programme consists of 2 distance learning modules, which will require 600 hours, over the course of a year, to effectively study.
You'll be assessed through:
- written assignments
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- Management Essentials for Health and Safety
- Risk Management in Practice
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- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- September 2022
- January 2023
DisciplinesManagement Studies Health Administration Occupational Health and Safety View 10 other Masters in Occupational Health and Safety in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- 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.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.