As well as a depth of knowledge and understanding surrounding the subject, you will also gain competence in risk assessment and in communicating suitable solutions. You will have industry and employability specific skills and will have developed a holistic, multi-disciplinary understanding of the scientific, legislative, policy, technical and managerial skills on which to base professional competence in relation to occupational safety, health and environment.
This module focuses on risk perceptions at both an individual and company level, developing and measuring safety climates and instigating positive safety culture.
This module provides you with the skills and knowledge that will underpin your future studies in occupational health, safety and environmental sciences. Emphasis is placed on toxicology and the way in which biological, physical and chemical agents can affect human anatomical and physiological systems.
This module aims to synthesise learning from your undergraduate programme providing an opportunity for you to study independently and investigate a topic in depth. It fosters academic curiosity, an inquiry based approach, the employment and application of research skills thus facilitating the development of a higher level of theorising. You will select a topic of personal interest you wish to study further and will manage your own learning during this module, with the support of an allocated supervisor for this period of independent study.
You can find more information about this course in the programme specification. Module and programme information is indicative and may be subject to change.
You will be assessed through a variety of means, including your dissertation, and coursework including case study assessments, essays, inspections, audit reports and management reports. In addition, you will develop safety leaflets, including peer appraisal and develop reflective practice.
Dr Page is a former safety regulator with a long history of research for professional bodies and government agencies. His current research focuses on the role of regulation, the use of the workplace as a learning medium, and professional practice. Alan is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Environmental Health.
Mo has been a regulator, safety consultant and head of health and safety. He continues to practice and consult offering Senior Executive training and implementation of safety improvement plans.
Maeve developed her practice through process safety consultancy and environmental management working with large clients across the UK and Ireland.
Occupational Safety, Health and Environmental (Top-up) BSc academic