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MSc/PGDip On Campus

Occupational Health and Safety and Environmental Management

12 months
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14800 GBP/year
9600 GBP/year
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About

Through this Occupational Health and Safety and Environmental Management MSc/PGDip offered at the Middlesex University you will understand the importance of the dynamic nature of the organisational culture, and role dynamic and adaptive role of management and leadership strategies to enhance safety performance.

Overview

Why study MSc/PGDip Occupational Health and Safety and Environmental Management at Middlesex University?

This Occupational Health and Safety and Environmental Management MSc/PGDip offered at the Middlesex University has a strong emphasis on practical skills, and you'll work on projects in collaboration with professionals. The University's strong links within the industry and professional bodies mean that this course is highly regarded and well respected internationally. Employers often invite applications from our graduates when they have a vacancy.

As well as gaining an in-depth understanding of your subject, you will also be a competent practitioner who is able to lead health, safety together with environmental improvement in the workplace. You will develop legal, technical and scientific knowledge to enable you to recognise, assess, and problem solve risks. You will understand health and safety in high-risk industries including agriculture, construction, transport, and manufacturing, and will be able to develop an organisation's safety and environmental policy, respond to accidents and improve your negotiation, advocacy, management, leadership, communication and teamwork skills.

All course tutors are practicing consultants, which ensures that you will be studying the latest developments and practices. Many are also active in research and you will be encouraged to undertake research which will be recognised within the industry.

If you do not wish to study the full MSc, you can apply to the PGDip where you study only eight modules, omitting the Dissertation.

Course Highlights

  • You'll have access to the Barbour Index, the UK's leading source of health and safety information, including statistics, information on legislation changes and training guides
  • The excellent facilities include a specialist environmental and occupational safety laboratory where you'll carry out practical assessments, as well as specialist monitoring and other equipment
  • As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Career Opportunities

  • The need for occupational health professionals has never been greater and this course will equip you for a wide range of roles in areas such as occupational health, occupational hygiene, environmental management, risk management and consultancy, both in the UK and abroad. A very high percentage of our students go into jobs directly related to the course.
  • You will be encouraged to take up placement opportunities during your studies as they will not only help you gain valuable industry experience but also count towards the two years of professional development you'll need to gain chartered membership of the IOSH.

Accreditation

  • The course is accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, which means you can become a graduate member of the institution when you complete the course, and can then gain chartered membership after two years' professional development.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Environmental Assessment and Management
  • Factors Affecting Risk and Strategic Risk Intervention 
  • Health and Safety Within High Risk Industries 
  • Occupational Hygiene and Health 
  • Philosophy and Leadership of Occupational Safety and Health Improvement 
  • Management of Workplace Safety 
  • Research Methodology and Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We recommend applying as early as possible for your chosen postgraduate course to ensure you are granted a place.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • It is required that you have a second class honours degree 2:2 or above, or equivalent qualification, in an appropriate subject
  • Candidates with NeBOSH Diploma and NeBOSH international Diploma or other relevant qualifications will also be considered
  • Those without formal qualifications need to demonstrate three years' relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14800 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9600 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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