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University of Portsmouth: Occupational Health and Safety Management

Institution University of Portsmouth View institution profile
Department Faculty of Technology
Web www.port.ac.uk/study/postgraduate
Email learningatwork@port.ac.uk
Telephone 023 9284 6260
Study type Taught

Summary

Overview

Do you want to boost your career prospects by studying for an occupational health and safety management Master's degree alongside your current job?

On this MSc Occupational Health and Safety Learning at Work Master's course, you can specialise and enhance your current knowledge, and develop a more strategic view of organisational management and behaviour.

Whether you want to progress your career as an Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner or specialise in managing safety in fields such as construction, nuclear, or oil and gas, this MSc Occupational Health and Safety Management Learning at Work Masters course gives you the skills, knowledge and confidence to fulfil your ambitions.

Because the course is work-based, you need to already be in a full-time, part-time or voluntary role. If you don't have an undergraduate degree, you could still do this postgraduate course if you have several years experience in a responsible position or you have high-level skills through experience that isn't reflected in your qualifications.

You can tailor the course to match your professional and personal aspirations and your employer's objectives. The way you learn is flexible, so you can study wherever is most convenient for you and schedule your studies around your existing commitments.

You'll get to put the skills you learn to work instantly in your job, contributing to the success of your company. When you complete the course, you'll improve your career prospects and have the skills and knowledge to perform more effectively in your job.

This course is a fixed 3-year course, which means the course will last for 3 years with no flexibility in extending or shortening the course. This course allows you to apply for a postgraduate loan if you are based in England.

What you'll experience

On this course, you'll:

  • Study modules and topics that match your personal and professional goals, as well as your employer's objectives

  • Develop your ability to analyse problems, research and propose solutions, and make sound professional judgements when faced with the organisational, financial and management aspects of a business

  • Take part in work-based learning (WBL) projects that form part of your daily workload, which ensure that the knowledge you develop is relevant to your employer's business

  • Get an optional 1-day induction in Portsmouth at the start of the course and have the opportunity to study on campus, if it suits you

  • Develop your learning plan with the University and your employer, so you can make an effective contribution to your workplace as you learn

  • Have full access to our student support services and community including study support, sports and recreation facilities, and the Students' Union

  • Tap in to our Library's electronic resources, which you can access from anywhere with a Web connection

  • Choose a Workplace Mentor to support your learning – someone at work who can offer advice, guidance, and moral support

  • Have support from an academic tutor specialising in your area of study and a University learning manager who oversees your programme

  • Use online tutorials and lectures to help you with study skills, including your analytical and writing skills

Careers and opportunities

When you finish the course, you'll have the skills and knowledge to advance your career with your current employer and boost your long-term career prospects.

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

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