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UCC’s MSc Occupational Health is a part-time programme delivered wholly online offering students a flexible mode of learning. The programme integrates occupational health and safety into a multidisciplinary perspective. It offers students the opportunity to study modern cutting-edge scientific concepts and research evidence on causation, prevention and management of work-related accidents, injury and disease. The programme incorporates the following subject areas:

  • Public Health and Epidemiology
  • Psychology
  • Occupational Medicine and Hygiene
  • Law
  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Training and Development       
  • Ergonomics
  • Safety Science

The interactive format of the teaching sessions is conducive to student networking and the sharing of knowledge and practical experience. In several modules students will work with practical case studies, engage in project work and reflective inquiry. Students can then apply this knowledge to practice.

Programme Learning Outcomes

Programme Learning Outcomes for MSc in Occupational Health (Online) (NFQ Level 9, Major Award)

Learning Outcomes/Objectives

  • Demonstrate an awareness of occupational health from a multidisciplinary perspective including occupational medicine, epidemiology, psychology, public health, safety science, law and training
  • and development;
  • Practise measures to prevent disease and injury, and to protect and promote health and safety in occupational settings with application of the newest research evidence;
  • Perform risk assessments and management in the workplace for both physical and psychosocial risk factors;
  • Employ skills to critically appraise publications and statistics and stay up-to date with the newest research evidence;
  • Design occupational health and safety training and development programmes in line with organisational policy;
  • Design and carry out an ethical piece of scholarly research and health and safety programme evaluation;
  • Systematically search and select credible and accurate sources of information for Occupational Health and Safety practice and research;
  • Develop critical personal reflection of experience to shape future professional practice and development;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the major legal principles relevant to occupational health and safety, employment and the environment.

Course Practicalities

The programme is completed value of 90 credits. Each 10-credit module will be delivered over 8 weeks with one module being delivered at a time according to the pre-determined programme calendar. Each module consists of an estimated student workload of 200 hours (approximately 15-25 hours per week) and students participate in their course work regularly throughout the week. This consists of online:

  • Self-directed learning, required readings and subject investigation,
  • E-tivities (e.g. student quizzes and regular participation in discussion boards)
  • Preparation of written and/or oral assignments 

Visit the MSc in Occupational Health (online) page on the University College Cork website for more details!

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