Occupational Hygiene - Personal Professional Development / Overview

Year of entry: 2024

Degree awarded
30 MSc credits
2 semesters/6 months
Entry requirements
We require an undergraduate degree in a health or science related discipline. In lieu of a degree qualification we will accept other qualifications along with relevant industry experience.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

To apply for a place on our CPD in Occupational Hygiene please complete and submit our online application form.

For information and guidance, see: How to apply

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
Modular N N N Y

Course overview

Contemporary occupational health and safety practice requires practitioners to be adaptable and flexible with broad experience of a wide range of workplace environments. Increasingly, practitioners are expected to apply a breadth of knowledge to workplace situations across the occupational hygiene, health, safety, and environment spectrum.

  • Our CPD course units are aimed at occupational health, safety and allied health professionals working in occupational health-related areas and address the main issues of occupational exposure assessment and control.
  • Develop the knowledge and skills to apply occupational exposure assessment and controls to a range of situations in industry. - apply relevant theory and scientific principles to practical situations.
  • You will also learn to demonstrate capability of meeting core competencies in occupational hygiene and health
  • Gain a CPD certificate and 30 MSc cresits which can be transferred onto our MSc or MPH courses.

Open days

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Additional expenses

There is an on campus event which will require attendance and overnight stays in Manchester, UK.

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

Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
+44 (0)161 529 4563
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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