Occupational Safety and Health Management (Top Up) at Middlesex University - UCAS

Middlesex University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Occupational Safety and Health Management (Top Up)

Course summary

Overview Why study occupational safety and health management with us Building on your previous qualifications (such as a NEBOSH Certificate or Diploma in Higher Education) or experience, our occupational safety course mixes theory with practice to give you the additional knowledge, skills and practical experience to progress in your career. You’ll graduate with the specialist skillset to competently carry out risk appraisals for safety, hygiene, health and environmental issues, and gain the confidence to implement solutions that will create positive workplace cultures. Our course has excellent graduate employment rates (Destination of Leavers in Higher Education survey), with many of our graduates pursuing international careers in areas including health, transport, education and government agencies. Learn to apply your new safety appraisal skills You’ll pay regular visits to our industry partners to build your practical experience, develop your communication skills, enhance your problem-solving ability, and learn how to confidently carry out risk appraisals. We’ve got a reputation for excellence and work closely with our network of employers to make sure our course meets the current needs of the industry. You’ll have access to specialist resources – including top-of-the-range equipment and labs for HSE monitoring and assessment – throughout your studies. Get the support you need to succeed While you’re learning, you’ll be matched with a Personal Tutor directly related to your course. You’ll also get support from our Student Learning and Graduate Academic Assistants, who have experience in your subject area. Our course is equivalent to the final year of a degree (see the Entry Requirements tab for more information) and is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Occupational Safety and Health.


Core modules Philosophy and Approaches to Health and Safety at Work (30 credits) - Compulsory Toxicology and Science Foundation (15 credits) – Compulsory Occupational hygiene, health and ergonomics (15 credits) – Compulsory Workplace and Fire Safety (15 credits) - Compulsory Environmental Assessment and Management (15 credits) - Optional Management of health and well-being (15 credits) - Optional Research Methods and Project (30 credits) - Compulsory

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualifications Applicants will require equivalent level 4 and 5 learning in an aligned technical (e.g. engineering, construction, operational management) or risk management (e.g. inspection, environmental health, healthcare nursing, organisational risk management) area obtained through existing study e.g. BSc student who has completed year one and two of another degree course, Cert HE OHS Enforcement, Diploma in Nursing or other Professional Diploma. Applicants will also be considered who have the NEBOSH General or International Certificate at NVQ3 with appropriate and relevant experience. Applicants may also have appropriate experience that can be recognised at level 5. Recognition and accreditation of learning (RAL) is available for those students who do not have evidence of level 4 or 5 learning but can demonstrate equivalent learning through other professional or work based activities and produce evidence of that work along with a persuasive statement of how the work has contributed to the student's understanding of health and safety practice. Applicants will also need GCSE English at grade C or above The BSc (Hons) is a top-up qualification allowing those applicants who can demonstrate appropriate prior learning and experience to access the 3rd year of a degree. Applicants are usually provided with some pre-reading material to ensure that they are adequately prepared for study at this level. New UCAS Tariff The UCAS Tariff has changed for courses starting in September 2017. The points awarded to each qualification have been lowered in comparison to the previous UCAS Tariff. Our entry requirements are displayed as the grades you will require, however if you wish to find out the equivalent tariff points please use the UCAS calculator. Eligibility UK/EU and international students are eligible to apply for this course. Interviews, entrance tests, portfolios and auditions Entry onto this course does not require an interview, portfolio or audition. Entry requirements listed are accurate at the time of publishing and vary between programmes. Please check your chosen course page for specific entry requirements. Depending on your chosen course, we also consider a combination of qualifications. The latest entry requirements can be found on the course page at: https://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/occupational-safety-and-health-management We have a personalised admissions approach in which we make fair, but aspirational offers to our applicants. We feel it’s important that you continue to aim high and achieve great results. If you don’t quite make the grades you hoped to, we’ll look at more than your qualifications when making our final decision. We’ll take into consideration any barriers you may have faced in your learning, especially with potential disruption due to the coronavirus, your achievements in other areas and your personal statement. At Middlesex, we’ll always aim to be as flexible as possible. We pride ourselves on how we recognise potential in our applicants, and support them to succeed in the future.

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English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic51With at least 51 in all components

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £16600 Year 1
International £16600 Year 1

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Occupational Safety and Health Management (Top Up) at Middlesex University - UCAS