Occupational Hygiene University of Manchester

The programme is intended to equip graduates with a wide range of inter-disciplinary knowledge and skills to work in areas related to occupational hygiene, culminating in an academic qualification accredited by the Faculty of Occupational Hygiene (FOH) within the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS). Specifically, graduates will obtain an appreciation of the knowledge necessary to recognise, evaluate and control hazards in the workplace, including chemical, physical and biological agents.In the taught component of the course, the emphasis is on acquiring a thorough understanding of the theoretical principles and research methodologies underpinning the topic covered by each module. Emphasis is placed on the development of the students' critical appraisal skills and a capacity to lead an occupational health team at a senior management level.

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  • MSc
  • English
  • Part time
  • 3 Years

The programme is intended to equip graduates with a wide range of inter-disciplinary knowledge and skills to work in areas related to occupational hygiene, culminating in an academic qualification accredited by the Faculty of Occupational Hygiene (FOH) within the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS). Specifically, graduates will obtain an appreciation of the knowledge necessary to recognise, evaluate and control hazards in the workplace, including chemical, physical and biological agents.

In the taught component of the course, the emphasis is on acquiring a thorough understanding of the theoretical principles and research methodologies underpinning the topic covered by each module.

Aims

The primary objective of the programme is to deliver academic training in most of the disciplines relevant to occupational hygiene. Students proceeding to the MSc will also receive practical training in planning, implementing and interpreting a piece of academic scientific research. 

 Potential students should hold an honours degree (2:2 or above) preferably in a science discipline. Extensive professional experience, coupled with evidence of further training or qualifications, will be considered in lieu of a degree.

Admission Requirements:
  • Bachelor
Cost of the master: Not declared
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