Health Safety and Risk Management (PG Cert)

Robert Gordon University the United Kingdom

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The award
PG Cert

How long you will study
30 weeks

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
part-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
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All study options

About Health Safety and Risk Management at Robert Gordon University

This course is aimed at middle to senior managers who have responsibility for or an interest in Health, Safety and Risk Management, and has been designed to focus on its management rather than technical application. It will also be of interest to managers who wish to attain a formal management qualification in this area and others who wish to develop careers in this field.

There is an emphasis on providing Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and is fully accredited by the Institution of Health, Safety and Risk Management. This distance learning course is delivered online through CampusMoodle, where you will have access to the same teaching material as on-campus students.

What you will study

You will study online through the University's virtual learning environment, CampusMoodle. There will be the opportunity for you to interact with tutors and fellow students from around the world.

Semester 1

  • Health Safety and the Law

  • Hazard Identification and Risk Management

  • Health, Safety and Risk in an Organisational Context

  • Health Safety and Risk People Management


Semester 2

  • Health, Safety and Risk Behavioural Management

  • Health Safety and Risk Analysis and Investigation

  • Health, Safety and Risk Strategic Management

  • Health Safety and Risk Professional Development and Practice


Semester 3

  • Dissertation


Entry requirements

This course is ideal for students who:

  • Possess a good honours degree (first or second class) or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject from a UK University or recognised overseas institution

  • Are able to demonstrate competence in written English.

  • For international students, 6.5 IELTS with a minimum grade of 6 in each component part, or its equivalent in TOEFL, is required.


In exceptional circumstances, the normal requirements may be relaxed for an equivalent qualification or industrial experience of an equivalent standard. In these circumstances, applicants will be asked to submit a Personal Statement in support of his/her application.

The Course Leader will consider any candidate who has completed the pre-masters Access Foundation in Management Studies (Graduate Certificate in Management) and who appears capable of completing a demanding programme at Masters level.

Placements and accreditations

This course is fully accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). This accreditation is on the basis that successful completion of the Post Graduate Diploma Health, Safety and Risk Management (120 credits), satisfies the requirements for admission as a Graduate Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

Fees and bursaries

  • Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert): £3104 for academic year 2010/11

  • Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip): £3104 for academic year 2010/11

  • MSc stage: £2068 for academic year 2010/11


The above tuition fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

If you are already a student at Robert Gordon University, you can find information on fees for academic year 2010/11 on the Student Finance web pages.

How to apply

All students can apply online by visiting Apply Online.

http://www.rgu.ac.uk/applyonline/

If you are a UK/EU student and would like a paper application form or further information, please email postgraduateadmissions@rgu.ac.uk.

If you are an International Student and would like a paper application or further information, please contact international@rgu.ac.uk.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardPG CertHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study30 weeks
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardPG DipHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study60 weeks
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardMScHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study90 weeks
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardPG CertHow you will studyDistanceHow long you will study30 weeks
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardPG DipHow you will studyDistanceHow long you will study60 weeks
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardMScHow you will studyDistanceHow long you will study90 weeks
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Entry requirements for this course

Contact Robert Gordon University to find course entry requirements.

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