Environmental Health & Safety Management

Will a Masters degree in Environmental Health and Safety open up new opportunities in your career?

Aim of Programme
This two-year, part-time Masters degree will provide participants with specialist knowledge in both environmental management and health and safety management. It offers participants an opportunity to reflect on their professional practice and gain a theoretical and critical perspective of issues associated with environmental, health and safety management.

Subjects taught

Year 1
• Occupational Toxicology
• Risk Management and Organisational Behaviour
• Environmental Hazards
• Occupational Hygiene and Hazards
• Environmental, Health and Safety Law
• Project Management
• Business and Professional Development
• Research Methods

Year 2
• Environmental Toxicology
• Strategic Management & Implementation
• Environmental Management
• Environmental Assessment
• Thesis

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
Holders of a BSc (ordinary degree, Level 7) in Environmental, Health and Safety Management at Merit Grade 1 or equivalent, and with three years' relevant work experience. This work experience does not necessarily imply additional experience to that which may already have been considered for entry to the undergraduate programme, or Holders of a Level 8 science or engineering degree with two years' relevant post-qualification experience.

Application dates

Closing date for application is 4pm Friday September 3 2021


2 years - 24 weeks per annum, Monday and Wednesday 7pm to 9.30pm plus scheduled Saturdays per semester.

Saturdays Dates (Year 1)
Semester 1 (2021): October 2, October 16, November 20, December 4
Semester 2 (2022): January 29, February 12, March 12, April 2



Enrolment dates

Contact Athlone IT for next course start date.

More details
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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Daytime,Weekend

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