MSc Occupational Hygiene / Overview

Year of entry: 2021

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Degree awarded
MSc
Duration
MSc 3 years PT
Entry requirements

We require a good honours degree (Lower Second or above), preferably in a science discipline. In lieu of the usual entry requirements, extensive professional experience, coupled with evidence of further training or qualifications, will be considered.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

Please apply via our online application form . See the application and selection section for details of the supporting documents we require.

We recommend that you apply as early as possible. We reserve the right to close applications if the course is full.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MSc N Y N N
PGDip N Y N N
PGCert N Y N N

Course overview

  • Learn how to recognise, evaluate and control hazards in the workplace, including chemical, physical and biological agents.
  • Develop critical appraisal skills and the capacity to lead an occupational health team at a senior management level.
  • Study when it suits you with online learning.
  • Study at a university ranked 6th in the UK, 8 th in Europe and 27 th in the world (QS World University Rankings 2020).
  • We offer a number of units as standalone credited CPD courses through our Public Health Professional Development programme.
  • Accredited by the British Occupational Hygiene Society.

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Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2021, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (part-time)
    UK students (per annum): £5,600 per annum in year 1 and 2; £2,800 year 3
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £10,200 per annum in year 1 and 2; Year 3 £5,100
  • PGDip (part-time)
    UK students (per annum): £5,600 per annum
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £10,200 per annum
  • PGCert (part-time)
    UK students (per annum): £5,600
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £10,200

Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition and administration costs during your studies.

Please note: The fees do not cover any costs for travel, accommodation, professional exams, etc.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for international students for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.

A number of our students are sponsored by their employers or the governments of their home countries.

Additional expenses

The University permits applicants with comparable previous experience to submit an application for consideration of Accreditation Prior (Experiential) Learning (AP(E)L). The maximum AP(E)L is 15 credits to a PG Cert, 45 credits to a PG Dip and 60 credits to an MSc.

If your AP(E)L application is successful, the University charges £30 for every 15 credits of AP(E)L. The overall tuition fee is adjusted and then the administrative charge is applied.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Contact details

School/Faculty
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 1798
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/study/public-health-data/
School/Faculty
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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