Occupational Health and Safety Management in the Workplace (on-line) EH6109
EU fees are €900.00 See Fees and costs for full details. See Fees and Costs for full details.
See full entry requirements below. See Requirements for full details. See Requirements for full details.
30th June 2022
Non-EU Closing Date
30th June 2022
Course Delivery Method
Semester I 24th October 2022
Theory and application of relevant epidemiological methods; techniques for surveillance of rates of infection; policies and procedures in health protection in Ireland and the UK; application of risk assessment procedures; methods for undertaking analysis of causes of infectious diseases; risk perception and emergency planning in Ireland and abroad.
On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
- Critically discuss epidemiological methods used in understanding and managing health protection issues.
- Describe, compare and contrast methods of surveillance of infection.
- Evaluate extant policies and procedures aimed at reducing risk of infection in hospitals and communities
- Undertake risk assessment as a basis clinical decision making.
- Undertake root-cause analysis of infectious diseases.
- Describe and discuss the nature and risk of environmental and radiological incidents; associated prevention and management strategies.
- Discuss public risk perception and associated health promotion campaigns.
- Critically evaluate methods and strategies for management of hospital and community outbreaks of infection.
Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Where work is submitted up to and including 7 days late, 10% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Where work is submitted up to and including 14 days late, 20% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Work submitted 15 days late or more shall be assigned a mark of zero.
Duration 8 Weeks from;
24th October 2022 – 18th December 2022
Candidates for this CPD module must normally meet one of the following criteria:
1. A Level 8 honours primary degree (minimum second class honours, grade 2) in a relevant area, for example health-related (Public Health, Nursing, Medicine, Environmental Health, Psychology/Behavioural Science, Physiotherapy); Engineering and Human Resource Management and relevant professional experience¹ or work placement in an associated Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare area.
2. A minimum of a Diploma/Higher Diploma in Occupational Safety, Health and Welfare (minimum Second Class Honours, Grade 1), from UCC, or an equivalent qualification² from another Institution (Level 8 Diploma, minimum Second Class Honours, Grade 1) and a minimum of two years relevant professional work experience¹ in an area associated with Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare;
3. Applicants with a minimum of three years professional work experience in an associated area¹ of Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare will be invited for interview to satisfy the selection committee of their suitability for the programme.
Relevant professional work experience, job title examples: Health and Safety Officers/Advisors/Managers/Coordinators; Environmental Safety Officers/Managers; Safety Engineers, Health Promotion Officers; HR Officers/Managers; Occupational Health Nurses, Health Scientists, Professional Trainers, Health and Safety Consultants.
Level 8, Examples: Diploma/Higher Diploma/International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety; Diploma in Environment Management, Diploma in Health Promotion, Diploma in Learning, Development and Work-based Training.
Fees and Costs
EU fees are €900 and Non-EU fees are €1,100.
The applicaton fee is €35.
How Do I Apply
Application open for Semster I
- To apply for this module please log on to the UCC APPLY page and create an account.
- Gather any additional documents required (including a passport-style photo), copy of your degree parchment if not a previous UCC graduate.
- An application fee of €35 will be payable on submission of your application via the same platform.