Are you interested in managing the vital issues of safety, health and environmental sustainability? There’s an increasing need for professionals who can help organisations comply with regulations, undertake environmental impact assessments, identify risks and demonstrate due diligence.
Throughout this master’s course you’ll study key concepts such as risk and sustainability. You’ll also gain the knowledge and skills to be able to make independent professional judgements and contribute effectively to organisational strategies.
The part-time mode allows you to integrate your studies with your day-to-day work. Your master’s project can be related to a real issue currently faced by your employer. There’s a focus on your self-development so that you become a more valuable employee with improved prospects for promotion.
People join from this master’s course from many different backgrounds. You might, for example, have been an undergraduate student in geography, science, engineering, business, law or environmental health.
This programme will appeal to UK and International students who have studied a range of undergraduate subjects, including those from environment, geography, environmental health, science and engineering, business and law backgrounds.
The part time programme will support those already working in an environmental or health and safety context and are interested in achieving professional accreditation to support career development and/or a career change.
Applicant will normally hold an honours degree, 2:2 or above, in an appropriate subject including but not limited to environment, geography, environmental health, science, engineering, business and law. Additionally, interviews will be held where: the suitability of a candidate is in doubt and further evidence is sought; candidates present an unusual set of qualifications taken or pending or with limited academic qualifications but a strong professional background in environmental management/health and safety or related areas of work; and/or candidates may need advice on the appropriateness of the programme.
Recipient: Northumbria University
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