About the courseDesigned both as a relevant vocational qualification for those seeking health, safety and environment-related employment, as well as to meet the continuing professional development needs of personnel in industry, this course provides an opportunity for interdisciplinary postgraduate study of environmental and occupational health, enabling students to develop the knowledge and skills relevant in modern Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) practice.Influenced by industry requirements, course content reflects the growing trend of companies combining their environmental protection and health and safety functions. Successful completion of this course will enable you to cope with rapid social, technological and organisational change through promoting an understanding of relevant concepts. The course will also develop your critical and analytical ability in relation to SHE and ensure that you are prepared for contemporary professional practice.This course involves engagement with a number of ideas drawn from law, economics and the social and physical sciences which are of relevance to the theory and practice of environmental regulation and occupational health.Modules have been designed to enable the development of the intellectual and analytical skills appropriate for health, safety and environment professionals in the 21st century. Addressing existing and emerging challenges and reviewing contemporary management and regulatory systems designed to reduce risk, module content covers a broad curriculum providing you with in depth knowledge of the concepts presented.A feature of this course is applied learning and an emphasis on authentic, experimental problem based learning ensuring that you will learn from experience while being supported in reviewing the progress of your own learning.Students who successfully complete the programme automatically qualify forGradIEMA professional status. Graduates can also fast track to PIEMA (Practitioner Status) once they have completed a
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AboutThe University of Salford is a public university in Salford, Greater Manchester, England, 1 mile west of Manchester city centre. The Royal Technical Institute, Salford, which opened in 1896, became a College of Advanced Technology in 1956 and gained university status in 1967, following the Robbins Report into higher education.
The University of Salford embeds industry into everything it does. It offers a wide range of courses, including professionally accredited courses and courses created in collaboration with industry. Students have access to placements and internship opportunities. They can also gain essential practical skills through access to industry-standard equipment.
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As the only university with a base at MediaCityUK, our facilities encourage creative collaboration between academics, students and the media production industry. Located among the BBC, ITV and over 250 specialist digital and media businesses, our studios are set up with the same hardware and software used in industry and are supported by the hands on expertise of specialist technical staff.