Modules on this course include:
- Introduction to Workplace Wellbeing, Health and Safety (30 credits)
Gain an introduction to the planning stage and cover general HSW drivers, legislation and management systems issues/hazards together with an introduction to the legislative framework and management systems.
- Managing Workplace Wellbeing, Health and Safety (30 credits)
Study the ‘do and check’ stage of the management system cycle and cover a range of methods that can be used to identify and evaluate HSW hazards and risks in the workplace. Evaluate the methods available to monitor HSW and minimise risk further. Explore the communication of the ‘act’ step both to the workforce and the wider population.
- Public Health and the Workplace (30 credits)
Examine two very important areas for the management of HSW in the workplace. Firstly, the application of public health principles that are applicable to the wider public health domain and more specific environments such as the workplace. Secondly, applied epidemiology, an approach that relies on science, quantification, probability, statistics and sound research methods to support the testing of hypotheses pertaining to ill health and its prevention.
- Research Methods and Professional Practice: Dissertation (30 credits)
Focus on data analysis, research skills and professional practice covering a range of research skills. It will also include a range of professional practice skills to meet the requirements of the IOSH core curriculum as well as the requirements of employers.
- Research Project (60 credits)
Undertake a research project where you will research and design a piece of primary research. Negotiate a topic that reflects your personal interests and career aspirations as well as our supervisory expertise.
Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.