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MSc Occupational Hygiene at The University of Manchester
MSc Occupational Hygiene
Our accredited course will equip you to work in occupational hygiene and related areas.

MSc Occupational Hygiene / Overview

Year of entry: 2017

Degree awarded
MSc/PGDip/PGCert
Duration
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.

Full entry requirements

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.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MSc N N N Y
PGCert N N N Y
PGDip N N N Y

Course overview

  • 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.
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Open days

Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our  upcoming open days .

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2017, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (part-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £4,800 per annum in year 1 and 2; £2,400 year 3
    International students (per annum): £9,400 per annum in year 1 and 2; Year 3 £4,700
  • PGCert (part-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £4,800
    International students (per annum): £9,400
  • PGDip (part-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £4,800 per annum
    International students (per annum): £9,400 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.

Additional expenses

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.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 1798
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/medicine/
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health