MSc Pharmaceutical Industry Advanced Training (PIAT) / Course details
Year of entry: 2021
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Course unit details:
Safety, Health and Environment (PIAT 14)
|Unit level||FHEQ level 7 – master's degree or fourth year of an integrated master's degree|
|Teaching period(s)||Variable teaching patterns|
|Available as a free choice unit?||No|
This unit covers the relevant laws, general safety management, hazard and risk, safe systems at work, engineering and loss prevention, health at work, control of the working environment, human factors, environmental protection and audit and reviewing performance.
- Give the student a good understanding of the management of health, safety and environmental protection in the pharmaceutical industry.
Teaching and learning methods
Distance learning (with available tutor contact throughout) - supported by Summer School workshop.
Knowledge and understanding
- Understand the basic principles of managing health, safety and environmental protection (covering the 11 elements mentioned in the description above).
- Understand the main health, safety and environmental protection issues relevant to the pharmaceutical industry.
- Understand the framework of legislation in which we have to operate (based on UK legislation).
- Process and benefit from a higher level distance learning qualification (and produce good quality assignments).
Information can be practically applied back in student's workplace, helping them to make a positive contribution to their company's health and safety performance.
Practical exercises are real-world and assist in this.
Transferable skills and personal qualities
Transferable skills/information include:
- management systems;
- principles of risk assessment;
- benefits of good employee morale;
- importance of employee involvement;
- process of audit and review.
|Written assignment (inc essay)||100%|
Provisional marks and feedback for coursework returned within 15 working days.
Exam marks and final marks returned after ratification at exam board.
|Independent study hours|
|Paul Cotterell||Unit coordinator|