MSc Occupational Hygiene / Overview
Year of entry: 2018
- Degree awarded
- MSc 3 yr PT/PGDip 2 yr PT/PGCert 1 yr PT
- Entry requirements
We require an honours degree (Lower Second or above), preferably in a science discipline. Extensive professional experience, coupled with evidence of further training or qualifications, will be considered in lieu of a degree.
- How to apply
Please apply via our online application form , following any instructions for completion carefully. See the Advice to applicants section for details of the supporting documents we require with your form.
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 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.
- Become exempt from all Faculty of Occupational Hygiene written exams if you complete the MSc or PGDip.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:
MSc (part-time distance learning)
UK/EU students (per annum): £5,000 per annum in year 1 and 2; £2,500 year 3
International students (per annum): £9,600 per annum in year 1 and 2; Year 3 £4,800
PGCert (part-time distance learning)
UK/EU students (per annum): £5,000
International students (per annum): £9,600
PGDip (part-time distance learning)
UK/EU students (per annum): £5,000 per annum
International students (per annum): £9,600 per annum
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.
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.
The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health offers an Alumni Bursary of £1000 towards tuition fees for successful applicants who are recent University of Manchester graduates and who are commencing one of our postgraduate taught Master's programmes in 2018. The bursary is available to students or alumni who:
- graduated in 2017 or are graduating in 2018
- hold a first class honours degree
- have home or overseas fee status
- are applying for full or part time study
- are self-funded and not in receipt of any other funding support
The bursary will be applied as a fee reduction automatically for those students and alumni who meet the Alumni Bursary criteria so there is no application process.