University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Occupational Medicine

This part-time distance learning MSc in Occupational Medicine is aimed at doctors currently working in or who have an interest in occupational medicine. The course adheres to the syllabus requirements of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine (FOM) London and Ireland. You will cover topics such as fitness for work, understanding physical agents and workplace hazard management during the course. You will gain: the information required by medical practitioners working in the field of occupational medicine; access to a range of specialist knowledge and resources within the discipline of occupational health; the benefits of a blended learning methodology, which allows you to apply the knowledge you gain to your day-to-day work; the evidence on which occupational health practice is based; the benefit of studying in a research-enriched environment and, for those progressing to the third year of the MSc, the opportunity to undertake research-based activities relevant to occupational health.

Entry requirements

A Medical degree; to sit the AFOM examination some relevant clinical experience is required; IELTS 7.0, with a minimum of 6.0 in any one component, or TOEFL 625 paper based or 263 computer based with a score of 5 in the written English test.

Course modules

Modules include: Occupational health: an overview; the scientific basis; occupational diseases I: system-related; occupational diseases II: generalised; physical hazards; occupational health: the broader context; control of workplace hazards; occupational health practice.

Sponsorship information

A number of our students are sponsored by their employers or the governments of their home countries.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,660 per Year 1 (International) 36 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,830 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 36 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,830 per Year 1 (Scotland) 36 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,830 per Year 1 (Wales) 36 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,830 per Year 1 (EU) 36 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,830 per Year 1 (England) 36 months
PgCert Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,830 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
PgCert Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,830 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Part-time October 2016 GBP 7,660 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgCert Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,830 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,830 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,830 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
Advanced Diploma Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,830 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
Advanced Diploma Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,830 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
Advanced Diploma Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,660 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
Advanced Diploma Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,830 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
Advanced Diploma Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,830 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
Advanced Diploma Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,830 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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0161 305 1648