What will you study on the MSc/PGDip Occupational Safety, Health and Well-Being Management Management?
This course has a strong practical element and you'll work on management reports, accident appraisals, audits and other exercises designed to reflect the work you'll do in real life situations. You will cover factors affecting health and safety at work, different approaches to occupational health, and examine such hazards as chemical, plant, equipment, electricity, fire, explosive materials and biological. You'll also study occupational psychology and learn how the culture, psychology and management of a workplace, and individuals' behaviour, attitudes and motivation can affect health and safety.
What will you gain?
As well as gaining an in-depth understanding of your subject, you will also be a competent practitioner who is able to lead health and safety improvement in the workplace.You will learn the legal, technical and scientific knowledge you need to recognise, assess, and problem solve risks.You will understand health and safety in high-risk industries including agriculture, construction, and manufacturing, and will be able to develop an organisation's safety policy, accident reporting, policy and ethics, and legislation. You'll also improve your negotiation, advocacy, management, leadership, communication and teamwork skills.