Health and Safety at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS

Leeds Beckett University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Leeds Beckett University (formerly Leeds Metropolitan University)

Health and Safety (Taught)

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Course summary

Learn to establish and maintain effective health and safety practices. You’ll keep up to date with the latest issues, risks and practices in the field on this accredited course. As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Understand health and safety as an integral part of any organisation
  • Learn how to establish and maintain a safe working environment for everyone
  • Develop your knowledge of how different organisations use varying levels of safety procedures and understand how to assess their impact on a company
  • Investigate organisations in their entirety and gain a broad knowledge of other departments such as marketing, sales and human resources
  • Explore how departments across a business are affected by health and safety procedures and processes
  • Enhance your understanding of the technical and human aspects of health and safety and the causes of problems, whether machine malfunctions or human misjudgements
Alternative study routes You could study this course or PG Dip Health & Safety to achieve an Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) accredited award. If you have already successfully completed an IOSH-accredited postgraduate diploma, you could convert your qualification into a master’s degree by studying two additional research modules part-time over one year. Find out more Learn from experts This course is accredited by IOSH (the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health), the world's leading Professional Body for Health and Safety Practitioners. This means you’ll learn directly from prominent health and safety experts. Your learning will be up to date and include the latest health and safety issues, risks and practices. Why study at Health and Safety Leeds Beckett University...
  • Professionally accredited - by IOSH (the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health), the world's leading Professional Body for Health and Safety Practitioners
  • Specialist facilities
  • Part-time option – fit your studies around existing commitments
  • Real-life projects – put your learning into practice


Core Modules:

  • Ergonomics
  • Health & Safety Practice
  • Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Applied Research Methods*
  • Professional Practice & Development
  • Occupational Health & Wellbeing
  • Sensible Risk Management
  • Research 7 Practice Development
*This module is a pre-requisite, so you must choose to study it if you wish to go on to complete the Research & Practice Development module

Entry requirements

Applicants should either have at least a 2nd Class Honours degree or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. Applicants who have completed an IOSH accredited PGDip Health & Safety will be considered for advanced entry and will only need to complete a further 60 level 7 credit points. All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum 5.5 in each component) or equivalent.

Fees and funding

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Health and Safety at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS