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Occupational Safety, Health and Environment

Manchester Metropolitan University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
16500 GBP/year
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On this Occupational Safety, Health and Environment course from Manchester Metropolitan University, you’ll explore the scientific, health and psychosocial factors influencing health and safety in the 21st century. 

Overview

In the Occupational Safety, Health and Environment course from Manchester Metropolitan University, you’ll study current and emerging legal and compliance issues, and consider the many factors that influence workplace safety and health, such as legionella, contaminated land and air quality.

You’ll learn how to formulate, implement and evaluate safety, health and environmental (SHE) management systems for an organisation, including concepts and techniques of occupational health and safety management.

Topics you’ll investigate include the principles and practices of risk management in the workplace, environmental protection and management, and the principal diseases of significance to public health.

You’ll develop your knowledge of hazard and operability analysis (HAZOP), major incident contingency plans (MICP), and occupational hygiene management. You’ll consider topics such as benchmarking safety and risk management and assessment of hazards, risks and dangers at work, including processes in the development and management of ISO 14001 (environmental management) and ISO 45001 (occupational health and safety management) standards.

As well as studying theory, you’ll have practical sessions. You’ll learn skills in how to identify, evidence and analyse concerns for safety at work, such as assessment and control of occupational risks that arise from exposure to hazards at work including noise levels and extreme working environments.

Careers 

As a graduate, you’ll use your practical skills and academic knowledge to help ensure compliance with safety legislation and safety policies in a wide range of organisations, from large scale industries to small businesses. 

You could develop your career in industries such as oil and gas, construction, manufacturing, or in relevant government departments. 

Roles include occupational health and safety managers across all industry sectors, health and safety advisors, HSE auditors, and consultants.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles in Occupational Health and Safety
  • Occupational Hygiene Management
  • SHE Management and International Quality Standards
  • Risk Perception and Management
  • Environmental Management
  • Applied Sciences for Public Health
  • Dissertation and Research Methods

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You will normally have a good honours degree (minimum 2:2), or international equivalent, in a relevant subject or significant proven experience in a relevant field.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    8500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

UK and Channel Island Students

  • Part-time fee: £945 per 20 credits studied per year.

EU and NON-EU International Students

  • Part-time fee: £1834 per 20 credits studied per year. 

Funding

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