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Your course
This one year programme has been designed exclusively for graduates of the Higher Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety or Occupational Health, Safety and Hygiene who have relevant work experience in Occupational Health and Safety. Graduates are provided with an opportunity to complete the additional 30 credits (one module) required to upgrade their qualification to the MSc Occupational Health and Safety programme.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements
Applicants must have successfully completed the Higher Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety or Occupational Health, Safety and Hygiene and have relevant work experience.

Duration

1 year part-time.

Careers or further progression

Career opportunities
Graduates are qualified to apply for a range of roles including occupational health manager, occupational health and safety professional, environmental health and safety professional/manager and occupational health nurse.

Further enquiries

Dr Marie Coggins
T: +353 91 495 056
E: marie.coggins@nuigalway.ie

Comment

3 GOOD REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE
1. Flexibility, part-time structure: students are required to complete a 30-credit module, which is delivered on campus over five days in Semester 1 and 2. Students must complete a research thesis over the summer period.

2. There may be an opportunity to complete the thesis on a topic of relevance to your employer.

3. Occupational Health and Safety has become a prominent component of business and society and continues to be a growth area for employment.

Application date

WHEN TO APPLY: Offers will be issued on a continuous basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

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