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This Masters 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 subjects will I study?

  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Hazard Analysis Management and Control
  • Environmental Waste Management
  • Health and Safety Practitioner Skill Development
  • Workplace Wellbeing
  • 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


Please note that the course duration is two years for applicants who apply through PAC, and one year for applicants who apply through Springboard+.

Entry Requirements

The entry criteria for the following Awards at level 9 is that applicants progress from L8 major qualification with a minimum2:2 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 2.2award level and who have relevant work experience and or other certificates and qualifications may also be considered through the University's RPL procedures. Relevant professional experience may be considered and individuals will be assessed on a case-by-case basis through RPL procedures.

South East Technological University reserves the right to require applicants to attend for interview to determine their suitability for the programme.

Study & Career Opportunities

Graduates may pursue Level 10 (PhD) study opportunities upon successful completion of this 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.