Robert Gordon University

Robert Gordon University

Health and Safety Risk Management

Health and safety, risk management course in recognition of the importance of this crucial business area we have worked with experienced practitioners in designing this programme. This expertise, along with informed academic knowledge, provides a course which teaches the skills and knowledge for the practical application of Strategic Health, Safety and Risk Management essential in the professional environment today. The course will also be of interest to managers who wish to attain a formal management qualification in this area and others who wish to develop careers in this field. The course is fully accredited by The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and is suitable for middle to senior managers who have responsibility for, or an interest in, Health, Safety and Risk Management.

Entry requirements

This course is ideal for students who: Possess a good honours degree (first or second class) or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject from a UK University or recognised overseas institution and able to demonstrate competence in written English. For international students, 6.5 IELTS with a minimum grade of 6 in each component part, or its equivalent in TOEFL, is required.

Course modules

Stage 1: personal and research skills for professionals; health, safety and risk: people management; health, safety and risk in an organisational context; hazard identification and risk management. Stage 2: health, safety and risk behavioural management; health, safety and risk management: accident investigation and analysis; strategic health, safety and risk management; health, safety and risk: professional development and practice. Stage 3: dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning £ 9,760 per Whole course (home fees) 3 years
MSc Distance learning £ 9,760 per Whole course (overseas fees) 3 years
MSc Distance learning £ 9,760 per Whole course (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 3 years
MSc Distance learning £ 9,760 per Whole course (EU fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Online/Distance Learning

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01224 262209