University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Occupational Health and Safety Management (Distance Learning)

This course responds to the professional development needs of those who are involved in the promotion of health, safety and environmental management within their workplace. It will provide you with a solid understanding of risk management, hazard assessment and control, and the overall professional practice of occupational health and safety for a variety of industries both UK based and international.

Entry requirements

Appropriate experience and proven aptitude in health and safety, a certificated professional/vocational qualification or an undergraduate degree or equivalent. Applicants without a level 6 qualification may be required to present evidence of their ability to study at level 6. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

Course modules

Modules include: Management essentials for health and safety; risk management in practice.

Assessment methods

Assessment is solely based on the submission of your written assignments.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Distance learning £ 2,900 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning £ 4,370 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Admissions Team, Faculty of Technology
Telephone number: 
023 9284 2555