MSc Occupational Medicine / Overview
Year of entry: 2021
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- Degree awarded
- MSc 1yr FT, 2 & 3yr PT, PGDip 1yr FT, 2yr PT.
- 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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- Learn about topics such as fitness for work, understanding workplace hazards and workplace risk management if you are a doctor interested in occupational medicine.
- Follow a syllabus that is approved by the Faculty of Occupational Medicine (FOM) London and RCP (Ireland).
- Learn when it suits you thanks to the blended learning, part-time nature of this course.
- A CPD course in Occupational Medicine is also available if you only want to prepare for professional examinations with the FOM.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2021, the tuition fees are as follows:
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
UK students (per annum): Year 1: £5,600, Year 2: £5,600
International, including EU, students (per annum): Year 1: £10,200, Year 2: £10,200
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, 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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