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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,996 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,996 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,996 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,996 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 450 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 450 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 450 per Credit (Wales) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 450 per Credit (England) 3 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 440 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 440 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 440 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 440 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

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

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Key information

Contact: 
Student Recruitment Team
Telephone number: 
029 2041 6044