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2021/2022

MSc (Occupational Health) (not on offer in 2021/22)

NFQ Level 9, Major Award

Note: Every effort has been made to ensure that the programme and module content as described in the University's Calendar and Book of Modules for the 2021-22 academic year are accurate. However, due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, no guarantee is given that programme/module content, delivery and assessment may not be altered, cancelled, replaced, augmented or otherwise amended. Any changes will ensure the same competencies and Learning Outcomes are met. Programme and/or Module Coordinators will communicate any such changes to students.

The MSc in Occupational Health is a part-time programme running for 18 months over two years from the date of first registration for the programme.

Students take taught modules to the value of 60 credits and complete a research dissertation (EH6062) to the value of 30 credits.

Students take 90 credits as follows:

Year 1
EH6008 Information Retrieval and Interpretation in Occupational Health and Safety (5 credits)
EH6015 Occupational Health and Safety Management in the Workplace (10 credits)
EH6059 Principles of Psychosocial Epidemiology (5 credits)
EH6060 Risk Assessment and Management of Psychosocial Work Risks (5 credits)
EH6061 Applied Research for Occupational Health (5 credits)
EH6073 Critical Appraisal of Publications in Occupational Health (5 credits)
LW6107 Legal Aspects of Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare (5 credits)

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Year 2
AD6800 Training and Development Issues in Occupational Health (5 credits)
EH6017 Principles, Theory and Practical Application of Risk Assessment and Management Programmes in the Workplace (10 credits)
EH6041Psychology Applied to Occupational Health and Safety (5 credits)
EH6062 Workplace Health, Safety and Wellbeing Dissertation (30 credits)

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Examinations
Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2021/2022 Book and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2021/2022.

See also General Regulations for the Degree of Master.

Exit Award: Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Health (NFQ Level 9, Major Award)
Candidates who have passed 60 credits of taught modules may choose to exit the programme with a Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Health.

Programme Learning outcomes for MSc (Occupational Health) (NFQ Level 9, Major Award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

Programme Learning outcomes for Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Health (NFQ level 9, Major Award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:


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