Environmental Health & Safety Management
What is the programme about?
This Master's programme aims to 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. Providing a healthy and safe work place whilst protecting the environment is paramount for every business and industry. This MSc in Environmental Health and Safety Management will provide participants with practical management skills. It is essentially designed for busy professionals who wish to develop their knowledge base, network with like-minded individuals and further their career. Further outcomes at this level relate to specialist skills and transferable skills required for managing, such as the abilities to critique and develop organisational structure and initiate change.
What subject areas will I study?
Risk Assessment and Management
Hazard Analysis Management and Control
Environmental Waste Management
Health and Safety Practitioner Skill Development
Building Assessment and Fire Safety
Health and Safety in Construction
Strategy Process and Leadership
Contemporary Issues in Strategic Management
Researching Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
The entry criteria for the following Awards at level 9 is that applicants progress from L8 major qualification with a minimum 2:2 or an equivalent professional qualification such as ACCA or CIMA.
All applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Applicants who do not have a Level 8 qualification at a 2.2 award level and who have relevant work experience and or other certificates and qualifications may also be considered through the Institute's RPL procedures. Relevant professional experience may be considered and individuals will be assessed on a case-by case basis through RPL procedures.
Institute of Technology Carlow reserves the right to require applicants to attend for interview to determine their suitability for the programme.
2 years part-time.
Post Course Info
What will I be able to do when I finish the programme?
A significant aspect of environment, health and safety (EHS) activities involves striving for compliance with organizational and legislative requirements. This is a multi-purpose award-type. The knowledge, skill and competence acquired are relevant to personal development, participation in society and community, employment, and access to additional education and training within the remit of Health and Safety or other discipline areas.
What follow-on study opportunities are available?
Graduates may pursue Level 10 (PhD) study opportunities upon successful completion of this programme.
Students who successfully complete 60 credits of the programme will be eligible for the Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental, Health and Safety Management (Level 9) should they opt to leave the programme (Embedded Exit Award).