University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Safety, Health and Environment

* Aims to prevent accidents, ill-health and other losses arising from work and work activities * Safety professionals are increasingly responsible for environmental issues * Significant emphasis is placed on learning and research - one of the first courses that students take is Critical Thinking, which provides them with the skills necessary to take full advantage of their studies. * Distance learning programme, students are provided with study guides and supporting texts Occupational safety and health aims to prevent accidents, ill-health and other losses arising from work and work activities. The last few years have also seen safety professionals becoming increasingly responsible for environmental issues and, with current concern about climate change, this responsibility will almost certainly grow. This programme covers all aspects of occupational safety, health and environment. Significant emphasis is placed on learning and research and one of the first courses that students take is Critical Thinking, which provides them with the skills necessary to take full advantage of their studies. **Support for online learning** As this is a distance learning programme, students are provided with study guides and supporting texts. Increasing use is made of electronic information sources and an online community is being developed for students. Students are invited to their learning centres at the start of the autumn and spring terms, giving them an opportunity to speak to tutors and other students. **Outcomes** The aims of the programme are: * To develop the students research and analytical skills * To develop a wider and more in-depth understanding of occupational health, safety and environment theory and practice. Contact us Please contact us at dlu@gre.ac.uk for further information on this distance learning programme.

Entry requirements

MSc: Applicants should have: A good honours degree in a science or engineering subject AND be currently working in the general field of occupational health and safety OR have appropriate professional qualifications with relevant experience OR other qualifications considered equivalent to the above.

Course modules

**Year 1** Students are required to study the following compulsory courses. * Critical Thinking (DL) (10 credits) * Environment Impact and Management (20 credits) * Safety & Risk Management (20 credits) * The Chemical Environment (20 credits) * Management of Physical Agents (20 credits) * Research Methods (DL) (10 credits) **Year 2** Students are required to study the following compulsory courses. * Dissertation (OSH) (40 credits) * Ergonomics & Workplace Psychology (20 credits) Students are required to choose 20 credits from this list of options. * The Reflective Practitioner (20 credits) * Disaster Management and Recovery (20 credits)

Assessment methods

Students are assessed by assignments.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2019 8,250 per Whole course (England) 2 Years
MSc Distance learning September 2019 8,250 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 2 Years
MSc Distance learning September 2019 8,250 per Whole course (EU) 2 Years
MSc Distance learning September 2019 8,250 per Whole course (Wales) 2 Years
MSc Distance learning September 2019 8,250 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MSc Distance learning September 2019 8,250 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 Years
MSc Distance learning September 2019 13,500 per Whole course (International) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning September 2019 12,100 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning January 2020 8,250 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning January 2020 8,250 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning January 2020 8,250 per Whole course (EU) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning January 2020 8,250 per Whole course (England) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning January 2020 8,250 per Whole course (Wales) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning January 2020 8,250 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning January 2020 13,500 per Whole course (International) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance learning
Greenwich Maritime Campus Greenwich SE10 9LS South East

Get in touch

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Key information

Contact: 
Distance Learning Unit
Telephone number: 
02083319307