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MSc Safety, Health and Environment

University of Salford

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Salford

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Designed both as a relevant vocational qualification for those seeking health, safety and environment-related employment, as well as to meet the continuing professional development needs of personnel in industry, this course provides an opportunity for interdisciplinary postgraduate study of environmental and occupational health, enabling students to develop the knowledge and skills relevant in modern Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) practice.

Influenced by industry requirements, course content reflects the growing trend of companies combining their environmental protection and health and safety functions. Successful completion of this course will enable you to cope with rapid social, technological and organisational change through promoting an understanding of relevant concepts. The course will also develop your critical and analytical ability in relation to SHE and ensure that you are prepared for contemporary professional practice.

Students who successfully complete the programme automatically qualify for GradIEMA professional status. Graduates can also fast track to PIEMA (Practitioner Status) once they have completed a work-based competence assessment. This course is also recognised by the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) as meeting the academic requirements for Graduate Membership.

You will:

  • Learn aspects of both environmental and occupational health
  • Develop skills relevant in modern Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) practice
  • Learn how to undertake health, safety and environmental audits against a background of sustainability

TEACHING:

Teaching is delivered through lectures, tutorials and case studies, and simulated business projects are utilised to develop practical, observational and analytical skills. In addition, you will take part in field work and site visits and will have many opportunities to discuss and exchange your own professional experiences with the course team and invited specialist speakers. You will have the opportunity to work with an organisation and/or relevant stakeholder on a real project, thereby encouraging networking with external clients as well as real-world interaction.

ASSESSMENTS:

You will be assessed through a range of methods including portfolios, projects, reports, case studies, examinations and dissertation.

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APPLICANT PROFILE

This course is recommended for safety, health and environmental practitioners, risk managers and enforcement officers who want to deepen their subject knowledge and enhance their career prospects. It is also suitable for applicants looking to train in the field of safety, health and environment. Students can also exit with PGDip and PGCert awards.

Tuition fees

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£ 15,210per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Salford

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    37th out of 57 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    134 60%

    33rd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    42nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    32nd

    17

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