University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Occupational Health (Nursing)

The programme prepares students for the rigours of working in any setting of contemporary occupational health practice, plus learners have the competence and confidence to apply for a variety of positions; students are able to work independently, as part of a multidisciplinary team or in collaboration with other providers, and possess the leadership and managerial skills, independent judgement and problem-solving ability needed to assess, implement and evaluate healthcare in the workplace.

Entry requirements

HE diploma occupational health (nursing) current registration with the nursing and midwifery council (NMC); it is recommended that applicants can demonstrate evidence of study within the past 5 years, and must be working in an occupational health environment or have access to an occupational health placement; applicants who have accumulated credit may be admitted to any appropriate point in the course, provided the credit is specific.

Course modules

Modules include: Introduction to occupational health; unit 1 NEBOSH management of health and safety; the workplace environment; occupational health management (nursing).

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a range of methods, including report writing, reflection and poster presentation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Diploma Part-time September 2016 - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Glyntaff Campus Pontypridd CF37 4BD Wales

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