The MSc Occupational Health and Safety Leadership course is a programme for those who have an interest in the management of health and safety at work. The programme presents health and safety leadership within a problem-solving framework and is designed around two central activities, firstly identifying and managing contemporary risks to health and safety and secondly developing effective leadership strategies.
The programme is offered on a part-time, flexible learning basis over 24 or 36 months. Face-to-face teaching, tutorials and workshops are supported and enhanced by an e-learning environment.
For the programme, you will require a personal computer with a word-processing programme, email and internet accessibility, good organizational skills, the ability to work independently along with a willingness to engage in teamwork.
Why choose this course?
Among the most popular fields of applied psychology are those concerned with work and health. Degree programmes offered at DOAP are founded strongly on these themes. Management psychology, for example, is concerned with solving real life problems of business, organizations and management. Occupational health psychology, on the other hand, is focused on the psychology of organisations and its employees in the promotion of occupational health and safety at work.
The MSc in Management Psychology and MSc/PGDip in Occupational Health and Safety Leadership are offered on a full time and part time basis. The division has adopted a blended learning approach. Our taught postgraduate programmes are built around three learning modes:
- local face-to-face teaching and tutorials,
- workshop based teaching with ‘fly-in’ experts from Nottingham UK, supported by
- an e-learning environment allowing you to access your studies anywhere in the world.
This course will appeal to all graduates who are interested in health and safety management. Learn to apply newly discovered skills to practical work through modules such as consultancy skills. Learn from our expert teaching teams and invited guest speakers using written and practical applications.
This programme is accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), the world’s biggest and leading chartered professional body for people responsible for safety and health in the workplace. IOSH has more than 47,000 members in over 130 countries. IOSH membership is globally recognised as the benchmark for professional safety and health excellence. Successful completion of our programme also confers eligibility for graduate membership leading to charter ship with the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health.
The MSc in Occupational Health and Safety Leadership is accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), Europe’s professional body for leading health and safety professionals. This confers eligibility for graduate membership leading to chartership with the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health.