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MSc Occupational Health Safety and Environment


Course Description

Accredited by IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health), upon successful completion of your studies you are entitled to Graduate Member status of the Institution. This is the leading global professional body in occupational safety and health.
Workplace safety and worker health is increasingly significant in tackling wider societal issues around morbidity, early mortality and the influences of lifestyle on individuals and communities.

This programme is a comprehensive study into the current and emerging legal and compliance issues, and the scientific, health and psychosocial factors influencing 21st century Health and Safety. It introduces the student to the multitude of factors that are influential in workplace safety and health.

The course has extensive practical emphasis, with regular site visits to a variety of industrial and commercial settings. The knowledge acquired is applied to risk assessment, management and compliance requirements, to maintaining workplace safety, and to building infrastructure and compliance systems.
Demand for qualified individuals who can make a significant impact in the workplace environment on the health and safety of employees is high, with excellent starting salaries and progression.

Features and benefits of the course

Registration and Graduate membership of Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)
Improved opportunities for promotion/employability due to Continuing Professional Development requirements and changes in the service provision nationally
Strengthened enterprise/research skills
Greater depth of knowledge/degree of critical and analytical thinking
Improved transferable skills
Improved postgraduate employability across a range of sectors

Visit the MSc Occupational Health Safety and Environment page on the Manchester Metropolitan University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

You will normally have a good British Honours degree (or equivalent) in any discipline, or relevant professional qualification acceptable to the admission panel. Applicants with substantial recent and relevant clothing related employment and experience are also encouraged to apply.

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