The University of Greenwich

Occupational Hygiene

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Rank: 90 (TCUG)

Location: -

Website: www.gre.ac.uk

Study mode distance learning

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2020/01/01

Duration: -

Intl fees: £13500


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Description

Occupational hygiene is concerned with the identification, evaluation and management of chemical, physical and biological agents arising from work. Occupational hygienists are employed in a wide range of industries, including the petrochemical industry, manufacturing, mining, aero-industry, service sectors and the health sector. Many hygienists are also actively involved in research in a range of related fields. Currently, there is significant demand from large multinational companies, and there is a worldwide shortage of trained occupational hygienists.

This programme covers all aspects of occupational hygiene, and any student registered on it will be expected to complete a dissertation based on an occupational hygiene topic. A student on this programme may apply for research funding from the British Occupational Hygiene Society to cover costs associated with his or her research project.

Significant emphasis is placed on learning and research. One of the first courses students take is Critical Thinking, which provides them with all the skills necessary to take full advantage of their studies.

As this is a distance learning programme, students are provided with study guides and supporting texts. Increasing use is being made of electronic information sources, and an online community is being developed for students. Students are invited to their learning centres at the start of the autumn and spring terms, giving them an opportunity to speak to tutors and other students.

Outcomes
The aims of the programme are to:

  • Allow the busy safety, health or hygiene professional to study for a Master's degree that is accredited by the British Occupational Hygiene Society

  • Develop the critical thinking skills which are essential in today's occupational hygiene professional.

Contact us
Please contact us at dlu@gre.ac.uk for further information on this distance learning programme.

Requirements

Entry requirements

Applicants should have:

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each)


Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Greenwich.

Professional bodies

  • Occupational Safety and Health, Institution of

About this university

International students

There is a thriving international community at the university including students from over 100 countries around the world. The International Office is the first point of contact for these students and can help with a variety of matters around living in the UK. This includes assistance with accommodation, registering for medical services and immigration and visas advice. They help with the arrival in London while students get used to their new home and with daily life matters as well as academic ones. There are also language courses on offer for those wishing to learn or improve their English skills. At the heart of student life at the university is the Students Union and all students are automatically members. It offers a range of services to these members including academic and non-academic advice and support, representation and the organisation of various clubs and societies for extracurricular times. It also operates three different bars as well as a shop and an online shop for students. The university has a top record for its sports teams and there are a range of competitive and non-competitive activities on offer. Clubs take part in the BUCS leagues against other universities and colleges and range from cricket and football to netball and self-defence activities. Likewise the societies over all aspects of life including academic, activities and games, campaigning, cultural and performing arts as well as the chance to start their own should students find a niche.

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