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Risk and Safety Leadership (Degree Apprenticeship) MSc

University of Portsmouth

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Masters Degree Apprenticeship at Level 7

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Overview

If you're looking to further your learning and get a postgraduate degree while continuing to work in your current job, this MSc Risk and Safety Leadership degree apprenticeship is a great option.

Risk management expertise is in greater demand than ever, and not just for managers in the risk and safety management sector – today, risk management is a mainstream discipline that's highly sought across the public, private, academic and governmental sectors.

On this 2-year degree apprenticeship, which we've developed in partnership with employers and professional organisations, you'll spend 18 days a year studying for your degree and the rest of your time at work. The Government or your employer pay your tuition fees – so it doesn’t cost you anything.

You'll enhance your risk management skills through analysing complex problems, exploring the uncertainties involved, evaluating possible solutions and planning risk management implementation. You'll get to put the skills you learn to work instantly in your job, contributing to the success of your company.

When you finish this course you'll have a postgraduate qualification in Risk and Safety Leadership, with 2 more years of on-the-job experience.

What you'll experience

On this course, you'll:

  • Gain a broad understanding of risk management, including current tools and techniques
  • Get an understanding of safety management
  • Learn from staff with industry experience and guest speakers
  • Develop the ability to contribute to managing risk and business effectiveness
  • Use our business simulation suite, giving you the opportunity to manage crisis scenarios in real time in a safe environment
  • Have access to the University's student support services and community including the Library, study support, sports and recreation facilities, and the Students’ Union
  • Build a network of professional peers during your time at university, sharing your ideas and knowledge
  • Get practical work experience in your job, giving you an advantage over students who do a traditional degree
  • Get a personal tutor from the University and a workplace mentor

Careers and opportunities

What jobs can you do with a Risk and Safety Leadership (Degree Apprenticeship) degree?

You'll be able to progress your career further using the knowledge and skill that you gain on this course, including going on to work in many risk and management related roles, such as:

  • independent risk consultants
  • risk officers
  • healthcare risk managers
  • crisis team managers for petrochemical companies
  • risk managers within the military
  • auditors
  • chief finance officers
  • senior managers
  • senior project managers
  • security managers
  • risk and safety management consultants

After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Tuition fees

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University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    74th

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 5,200 of the university's 29,000 students come from 150 countries around the world. The Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    61st out of 122 17

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    111 52%

    80th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    51st

    33
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    33rd

    26

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