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MSc
Health and Safety

Postgraduate course
Health

Further your health and safety career, taking best practice approaches and gaining knowledge from experienced speakers and tutors

  • Attendance
  • Duration
    1 Year
  • Start date
  • Main Location
    City Campus

Your Course

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By gaining our MSc award you’ll have completed the first stage towards becoming a Chartered Safety Practitioner.
Entry Requirements
Requirements:Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment.

Applicants who have completed an IOSH accredited PGDip Health & Safety will be considered for advanced entry and will only need to complete a further 60 level 7 credit points.

All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional; a template can be accessed at this link

All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements, please access further details at this link

IELTS:
IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.
Mature Applicants
Our University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Please note that for some of our professional courses all applicants will need to meet the specified entry criteria and in these cases work experience cannot be considered in lieu.

If you wish to apply through this route you should refer to our University Recognition of Prior Learning policy that is available on our website.

Please note that all applicants to our University are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent, variations to this will be listed on the individual course entry requirements.

Requirements:Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment.

Applicants who have completed an IOSH accredited PGDip Health & Safety will be considered for advanced entry and will only need to complete a further 60 level 7 credit points.

All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional; a template can be accessed at this link

All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements, please access further details at this link

IELTS:
IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.
Verify your qualifications
If you are an international student, we can help you to compare and verify your qualifications. Please contact our International Office on +44 (0)113 812 1111 09.00 to 17.00 Mon-Thurs / 09.00 to 16.30 Fri GMT or email internationaloffice@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.
Need to improve your English Language skills?
Don't worry if you don't have the level of English required for your chosen course. We offer a wide range of courses which have been designed to help you to improve your qualifications and English language ability, most of which are accredited by the British Council. Check your English and find out more about our English courses.


More questions?
No matter what your questions, we are here to answer them, visit our International website to get more information and find out about our online open days.

Careers

  • Adam Martin

Careers

Adam Martin
,

IoA Diploma Acoustics and Noise Control

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“"Studying my course was a turning point in my career - it led me to set up my own company, which has been a dream of mine for the last ten years. I gained a really rounded knowledge from both the practical laboratory sessions and my tutors, which has given me lots of business potential."

MODULES & LEARNING

Examine how the working relationship between operator, machine and environment can be adapted for efficiency and safety, understanding the design features and environmental stressors that can occur.

Study the requirements that are placed upon organisations to ensure legal compliance to enable the management of health and safety risks, and critically relate good practice to the legal requirements so that compliance can be achieved.

Develop the knowledge of the common types of hazards, and the risk assessment process and skills in the completion of different types of risk assessment for the identified hazards.

Focus on the health aspects that may occur if good workplaces and practices are not developed, looking at both physical and mental health, and concepts of wellbeing.

Critically examine the concept of risk as the product of probability and consequences. Develop knowledge of the strengths and weaknesses of the analytical techniques and the data requirements for quantification.

Gain the theoretical foundation and practical skills required to complete small scale research. Learn how to write a research proposal, conduct research and analyse health-related data.

Your opportunity to undertake a small scale piece of research and/or development that underpins your learning.

Learn how to apply your knowledge and skills to other work settings or environments.

Accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH) - the world's leading Professional Body for Health and Safety Practitioners - our course provides the opportunity to learn directly from prominent health and safety experts, to keep you up to date with the latest health and safety issues, risks and practices.
  • Tim Briggs
    Tim Briggs Tim Briggs
    Course Director

    We have a long history of providing education across a wide range of professional and academic disciplines in health, applied global ethics, social sciences and related subject areas... The Faculty has a number of areas of research excellence.

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FEES & FUNDING
The tuition fee for the year for students entering in 2017/18 is £5200. The amount you will pay may increase each year to take into account the effects of inflation.
See further information on financing your studies.
The tuition fee for the year for students entering in 2017/18 is £10500. The amount you will pay is fixed at this level for each year of your course.
See further information on fees and finance on our Financing Your Studies webpage.
  • Acoustics Laboratory

    Facilities

    Acoustics Laboratory

    Our fully equipped, state-of-the-art acoustics laboratory has anechoic and reverberation chambers as well as modern noise analysis equipment.

  • Library

    Facilities

    Library

    Our Library is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, every day of the year, providing you with access to specialist books and journals, learning spaces, computers, multimedia facilities and media equipment hire. Tens of thousands of our Library's digital resources, including ebooks, ejournals and databases, can be accessed online at a time and place to suit you.

  • Food Inspection Laboratory

    Facilities

    Food Inspection Laboratory

    Our hygienic laboratory can be used to develop practical food specimen inspection skills.

  • Gym and Sports Facilities

    Facilities

    Gym and Sports Facilities

    Keeping fit is easy at Leeds Beckett - our fitness suites are easy to get to, kitted out with all the latest technology and available to all sports members.

An amazing place to spend your days

It is not every university that can offer you the chance to study in the best tall building in the world. But we can. Our City Campus is home to such award-winning learning environments as Broadcasting Place, voted best tall building in the world in 2010. Other buildings include the Rose Bowl, home to our Business School, which was awarded Best Commercial Property Development in the 2009 Yorkshire Property awards. Just over the road from the Rose Bowl is the Leslie Silver building which houses one of our impressive libraries across five floors. The library is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout the year.

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