MSc Occupational Medicine / Overview
Year of entry: 2022
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- Degree awarded
- MSc (PGDip, PGCert exit awards)
- MSc 1 year full-time, MSc 2 or 3 years part-time
- Entry requirements
We require a medical degree from an approved institution. No experience in occupational medicine is necessary.
- 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.
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- Study at a university ranked 1st for impact (THE).
- Join the largest and longest standing course for postgraduate medicine in the UK.
- Learn about fitness for work, understanding workplace hazards and workplace risk management if you are a doctor interested in occupational medicine.
- Follow a syllabus approved by the Faculty of Occupational Medicine (FOM) London, the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) Ireland and the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS).
- Learn when it suits you with full or part-time online learning.
- CPD is also available.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2022, the tuition fees are as follows:
MSc (part-time distance learning)
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 distance learning)
UK students (per annum): 5600 per annum
International, including EU, students (per annum): £10,200 per annum
PGCert (part-time distance learning)
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.
Students studying our MSc programme over 3 years part-time may also be eligible for a postgraduate loan if there is no other suitable full time equivalent course available in the UK at the time of application. Please contact our admissions for more information.
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, off campus venues, 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.
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 PGCert, 45 credits to a PGDip 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).
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