Masters of Science in Environmental Health and Safety Management

Science and Health & Safety

  • 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
    • 120

    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 7 pm – 9.30 pm
    Wednesdays 7 pm – 9.30 pm

    PLUS 4 selected Saturdays per semester.


    Semester 1 (2021)

    October 2nd
    October 16th
    November 20th
    December 4th

    Semester 2 (2022)

    January 29th
    February 12th
    March 12th
    April 2nd

    Saturdays may be scheduled for face to face in AIT (9 am- 4.30 pm) or online (9 am – 1 pm).
    To be confirmed in the programme timetable.

    Programme Fee

    €4,650 per annum


    Monday, September 13 2021


    Carmel Kealey, Programme Co-ordinator
    [email protected]

  • Please refer to our Quick Help Guide  for step by step instructions for online application.

    Will a Masters degree in Environmental Health and Safety open up new opportunities in your career?