Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Occupational Health Safety and Environment

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. 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.

Entry requirements

At least a good Honours degree in a relevant subject.

Course modules

Core units: applied sciences for public health; dissertation with research methods; environmental law and management; occupational health and safety law; occupational hygiene management; risk assessment and management.

Assessment methods

Assignments include critical reviews of practice and regulation, presentations, practical experiments and data analysis reports, case studies and an independent dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hollings Campus Manchester M14 6HR North West

Key information

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