Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing

This programme focuses on the theory and application of the key principles of health, safety and wellbeing management in an occupational setting; the programme aims to challenge the preconceptions and practice of participants, as well as developing their knowledge, skills, competencies and ability to reflect and learn from their own professional practice; there is a strong emphasis on students� own practice, and students are encouraged to base their studies on the issues and situations they face in their own field.

Entry requirements

Applicants are normally expected to hold an initial degree in a discipline relating to occupational health, safety and wellbeing. However, candidates with other relevant qualifications and experience will be considered if they are able to demonstrate practical and / or contextual knowledge of the basic learning objectives defined within the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) Higher Level Qualification Accreditation framework.

Course modules

Modules: principles and practice of risk assessment; risk perception and communication; applied research methods and design; management of occupational health, safety and wellbeing; individual and organisational change health and safety; management of safety performance; reflecting on professional development; developing health, safety and wellbeing strategies and interventions; research project.

Assessment methods

The programme is assessed by coursework only; examples of assessment tasks include: reports, essays, oral presentations, group work and posters.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
PgCert Full-time £ 440 per Credit module (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 3,996 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Full-time £ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 450 per Credit module (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Llandaff Campus Cardiff CF5 2YB Wales

Key information

Student Recruitment Team
Telephone number: 
029 2041 6044