MS Occupational and Environmental Risk Management

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Description

This MSc recognises the increasing demand from both industry and enforcement bodies to integrate occupational health, safety, and environmental issues in an ethical manner. As well as exploring ways to improve health and well-being in general as well as at work, it looks at how inequalities in health can be reduced.

Key facts

  • The course explores the relationship between health, social care and well-being, looking at health systems internationally, and contemporary issues in the workplace. It also examines theoretical concepts, principles and practices associated withenvironmental health and health improvement
  • A variety of teaching and learning methods are used including some online deli…

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This MSc recognises the increasing demand from both industry and enforcement bodies to integrate occupational health, safety, and environmental issues in an ethical manner. As well as exploring ways to improve health and well-being in general as well as at work, it looks at how inequalities in health can be reduced.

Key facts

  • The course explores the relationship between health, social care and well-being, looking at health systems internationally, and contemporary issues in the workplace. It also examines theoretical concepts, principles and practices associated withenvironmental health and health improvement
  • A variety of teaching and learning methods are used including some online delivery
  • You will develop a critical appreciation of the skills needed to practice occupationaland environmental risk management. These include strategic management andleadership, problem solving, and multidisciplinary working

Course duration

Full-time:
1 year
Location: Wrexham
Start month: September

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Career opportunities

The course provides a good basis for careers in occupational and environmental health. It provides a solid foundation if you are already working in risk management, health protection, health promotion or policy development and evaluation. The course prepares you for career development towards senior and managerial positions in the occupational and environmental health sector. There are employment opportunities in government and non-governmental organisations (NGO), as well as other health-related agencies.

A career in research or practice in environmental health in a variety of public and international settings is another possibility.

Course content

  • Research Methods
  • Environmental Health and Health Protection
  • Occupational Health and Hygiene
  • Leadership in Occupational and Environmental Risk Management
  • Dissertation

Options

  • Environmental Risk Management
  • Accident Investigation and Outcome Management
  • Risk Management
  • Negotiated Learning

Entry requirements

If you are currently working, or already have qualifications, in this field and would like to further your academic studies, this course is aimed at you. It will develop your knowledge in this area as well as your vocational and leadership skills. You are ideally suited if you currently work in the following organisations: local authorities; environmental health departments; environmental consultancies; occupational health departments; health and safety companies; or if you are an undergraduate of the subject.

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