University of Portsmouth: Risk and Safety Leadership (Degree Apprenticeship)
|Institution||University of Portsmouth View institution profile|
|Department||Faculty of Business and Law|
|Telephone||023 9284 5566|
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 3-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 3 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 techniquesGet 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
You'll typically go to university in 3-day blocks (Tuesday to Thursday) 6 times a year, to attend lectures, seminars, workshops and field trips. On the weeks you don't go to university, you'll still spend 20% of your time studying or training away from your normal working environment.
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
healthcare risk managers
crisis team managers for petrochemical companies
risk managers within the military
chief finance officers
senior project 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.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
Individual employers will set the selection criteria for their apprentices, liaising with the Faculty of Business and Law. Most applicants will be expected to hold an honours degree, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications.
All applicants to the Degree Apprenticeship courses must have an acceptable Level 2 qualification in English and Mathematics. Acceptable qualifications include GCSE with grade C/4 or above and Functional Skills with Pass - please note that we are not able to accept all kinds of Level 2 qualifications, so if you an unsure whether you have a suitable qualification please get in touch. If you do not have an acceptable qualification you may be required to take an additional assessment during the application process.
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- 84% satisfaction with course quality (PTES Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2020
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