Masters of Science in Environmental Health and Safety Management

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Masters of Science in Environmental Health and Safety Management

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Aim of Programme

Aim of Programme

This two-year, part-time Masters degree will provide participants with specialist knowledge in both environmental management and health and safety management. It offers participants an opportunity to reflect on their professional practice and gain a theoretical and critical perspective of issues associated with environmental, health and safety management.


  • 9
    NFQ Level
  • 90

Programme Content

Programme Content

Year 1

  • Occupational Toxicology
  • Risk Management and Organisational Behaviour
  • Environmental Hazards
  • Occupational Hygiene and Hazards
  • Environmental Health and Safety Law
  • Project Management
  • Business and Professional Development
  • Research Methods

Year 2

  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Strategic Management & Implementation
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Assessment
  • Thesis

Minimum Entry Requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements

Holders of a BSc (ordinary degree, Level 7) in Environmental, Health and Safety Management at Merit Grade 1 or equivalent, and with three years’ relevant work experience. This work experience does not necessarily imply additional experience to that which may already have been considered for entry to the undergraduate programme, or Holders of a Level 8 science or engineering degree with two years’ relevant post-qualification experience.





2 years 24 weeks per annum

Monday and Wednesday 7.00 pm – 9.30 pm plus selected Saturdays in Athlone IT 9.30am to 4.30pm

Saturdays Dates (Year 1)

Semester 1 (2020): October 3, October 17, November 14, November 28
Semester 2 (2021): January 23, February 6, March 6, March 20

Programme Fee

€4,650 per annum


7.00pm Monday September 21 2020


Carmel Kealey, Programme Co-ordinator
[email protected]