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MSc Safety, Health & Environment

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  • Objectives
    Interdisciplinary and flexible postgraduate study of Environmental Protection and Occupational Health Responds to the growing trend of companies combining their environmental protection and health and safety functions Vocational orientation and substantial input from professional practitoners
  • Entry requirements
    Students from diverse backgrounds employed in or interested in future employment as Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) managers and advisors.
  • Academic Title
    MSc Safety, Health & Environment
  • Course description
    What will I learn?
    The programme consists of the following modules:

    Core Modules

    -Risk – Nature and Assessment
    -Environmental Management
    -Research Methods
    -Environmental Epidemiology
    -Environmental Management

    and three options from:

    -Air Pollution Control
    -Waste Management
    -Environmental Health Issues
    -Occupational Health Management
    -Occupational Safety Management
    -Water Resources Management
    -Professional Practice Based Study

    The MSc course is completed by a dissertation. Students not wishing to continue onto the dissertation project can be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Safety, Health & Environment if leaving the programme at this stage.

    Teaching is by lectures, some delivered by visiting practitioners, and site visits. Students will also be given opportunities to reflect on practical applications of interventions to protect safety and health.

    Assessment
    Each module is assessed individually through one item of assessment. This can be a traditional or open-book examination, or coursework comprising an individual or group assignment (which may have multiple components).

    Career progression
    Graduates from the programme will be employed in environmental protection and occupational safety and health in private and public sector organisations.

    Entry Requirements

    -An honours degree in any subject
    -An ordinary degree, HNC or HND with relevant experience
    -We welcome applications from students with alternative qualifications and/or significant relevant experience, subject to approval through a process of Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL).
    -International students must provide evidence of proficiency in English - IELTS 6.0 band score or a score of TOEFL 550 or above (213 computer based) with a TWE of 4.0 are proof of this

    Duration

    -Full-time: 12 months
    -Part-time: 24 months

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