MSc/Diploma/Certificate, part-time, for working professionals.
Diploma/Certificate intake is in February whilst MSc intake is in September.
The Occupational Health and Safety Management programme is run by the Centre for Hazard and Risk Management (CHaRM), a multidisciplinary centre with over 30 years’ expertise in providing university-accredited qualifications in the management and control of risk.
Our students are experienced professionals from a wide variety of backgrounds and employment sectors who wish to extend their academic qualifications or obtain vocationally relevant awards.
The programme develops the knowledge and understanding of practitioners and is specifically designed for people in industry and regulatory authorities.
It takes a broad view of management responsibilities and requirements in the respective subjects, integrating science, engineering and technology with policy, legislation and management control.
Teaching includes several intensive one-week modules at the University and distance-learning.
Candidates who are awarded the Diploma will fulfil the academic requirements for graduate membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).
Adding value to your employer
As a university with superb links with industry, we understand the needs of business. That’s why this course is geared towards real life management, developing skills you can apply to the benefit of your organisation, and assessing these through work-based assignments, which provide a direct return on investment.
What our students say:
“The programme allowed me to face the world of the safety practitioner with so much more confidence in my ability to deliver professional and pragmatic safety leadership advice.” (Paul Mahoney, Group Health and Safety Advisor, Samworth Brothers Ltd)
- Management of Physical Hazards
- Occupational Health and Safety and the Law
- Occupational Health Management
- Risk Management
- Safety and the Management of People
- Evidence Based Practical Project
- Research Project
- A combination of written assignments and projects. The MSc Research Project is assessed by a dissertation of up to 20,000 words.