University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Occupational Health and Safety Management

Do you want to boost your career prospects by studying for an occupational health and safety management Master's degree alongside your current job? On this MSc Occupational Health and Safety Learning at Work Master's course, you can specialise and enhance your current business and computing knowledge, and develop a more strategic view of organisational management and behaviour. Whether you want to progress your career as an Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner or specialise in managing safety in fields such as construction, nuclear, or oil and gas, this MSc Occupational Health and Safety Management Learning at Work Masters course gives you the skills, knowledge and confidence to fulfil your ambitions. Because the course is work-based, you need to already be in a full-time, part-time or voluntary role. If you don't have an undergraduate degree, you could still do this postgraduate course if you have several years experience in a responsible position or you have high-level skills through experience that isn't reflected in your qualifications. You can tailor the course to match your professional and personal aspirations and your employer's objectives. The way you learn is flexible, so you can study wherever is most convenient for you and schedule your studies around your existing commitments. You'll get to put the skills you learn to work instantly in your job, contributing to the success of your company. When you complete the course, you'll improve your career prospects and have the skills and knowledge to perform more effectively in your job. The course is accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) - so once you've successfully completed it, you can make an application to IOSH for Graduate membership. You'll also be able to work towards their Chartered status with IOSH through our professional development process.

Entry requirements

MSc: A degree or equivalent. Other qualifications such as HNDs and Foundation degrees, supported by several years of relevant post-qualification experience in responsible posts, may also be acceptable. Applicants are usually working at a professional level. Appropriate experience and proven aptitude in health and safety, a certificated professional/vocational qualification or an undergraduate degree or equivalent. If you do not hold a level 6 qualification you may be required to present evidence of your ability to study at level 6. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2019 - 3 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site PO1 2UP South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Learning at Work Admissions
Telephone number: 
02392846260