University of Hull

University of Hull

Environmental Management (in partnership with NEBOSH)

this Masters-level programe in Environmental Management has been created to address the important need for up-skilling employees in advanced, specialist topics in health, safety and environmental management. It is the only course of its kind created with and endorsed by NEBOSH at Masters-level, and offer those already working in industry and holding a NEBOSH diploma or BSc the chance to enhance their skills and techniques. Studying these courses will help students identify and resolve real issues relating to them in their day-to-day roles - enhanced by the final dissertation, which is written on a research project from their own work.;

The programmes are completely employer focused, using current employment to evidence achievement, and are studied part-time using e-learning modules to enable study anywhere in the UK - or overseas. The pathway can be studied either as a taught-focused MSc or more research-focused MRes making it easier to tailor the course to individual needs and study-styles.

Entry requirements

NEBOSH National or International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety, or NEBOSH National Diploma in Environmental Management, or Honours degree in health and safety management, environmental management or related subject; International applicants - Competence in English is required for international students. For example: IELTS with 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each skill; previous study in English is accepted; candidates that do not meet the language requirements may take an English course at the University of Hull prior to entering the programme.

Course modules

MRes

Both the MSc and MRes start with core modules relating to techniques for undertaking research:;

Research Methods;
Literature Reviews;
Designing Research Projects;

For MRes students, after completing the modules covering research methodology, the programme is followed by a 12 month 120 credit research project on a workplace-based topic in health, safety and/or environmental management.The online nature of the programme means access to a stable broadband internet connection is required for access to course materials, to communicate with University staff and undertake course assessments.

MSc

Both the MSc and MRes start with core modules relating to techniques for undertaking research:;

Research Methods;
Literature Reviews;
Designing Research Projects;

MSc students then study two core modules of their programme and one optional taught module.;

Environmental Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility;
Ecological Services and Environmental Economics;

The optional modules are themed around: Disaster and Emergency Management, REACH management, Safety Case Production and Assessment, Flood Risk Management and Mental Health at Work.;
For MSc students the taught modules are taken in the first year and the first semester of the second year, using the University's e-learning environment. You also supplement learning with your own background reading. Once these have been completed, the last six months of the course consist of the research dissertation.The online nature of the programme means access to a stable broadband internet connection is required for access to course materials, to communicate with University staff and undertake course assessments.

Assessment methods

MRes

A 12 month 120 credit research project on a workplace-based topic in health, safety and/or environmental management.

MSc

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hull Campus Hull HU6 7RX Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01482 466850