Safety, Health and Environment
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Rank: 90 (TCUG)
Study mode distance learning
Start Date: 2021/01/01
Duration: 24 months
Intl fees: £14000
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This Master’s in Safety, Health and Environment covers all aspects of occupational safety, health and environment, with emphasis on learning and research. This distance-learning course teaches you to help prevent accidents, ill health and other losses arising from work and work activities. Safety professionals are increasingly responsible for environment-related issues, and this is reflected in the topics studied in this MSc Safety, Health and Environment. We aim to help you develop research and analytical skills, and to gain a wider and more in-depth understanding of occupational health theory and practice. By studying critical thinking, you gain the necessary skills for the rest of the course. Growing concern about climate change also informs our approach to environmental issues in the workplace. What you should know about this course
- You study via distance learning with an assigned personal tutor. We will provide you with study guides and you have full remote access to all library resources.
- We’ll also invite you to our learning centres at the start of the autumn and spring terms, so you can meet other students and speak to tutors.
- The course will develop your research and analytical skills and give you a broad and in-depth understanding of occupational health, safety and environment theory and practice.
- It is aimed at people working in all sectors, and will suit anyone wishing to become a health and safety manager or anyone in a management role who wants to develop their knowledge in this area.
- This course is accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health.
You should have a good honours degree in Business, Health, HR or a science or engineering subject. You should also be working in, or wish to work in, the general field of occupational health and safety. We will also consider appropriate Health and Safety Level 6 qualifications, or professional qualifications with relevant experience, or other qualifications equivalent to the above.
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.
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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.