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Occupational Safety and Health, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Sligo, Ireland
The Occupational Safety and Health course from Institute of Technology Sligo engages students in a dynamic and innovative way from first year through to third year. Students learn how to effectively work with people by working within groups and teams to solve real workplace safety and health issues. 
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Overview

The Occupational Safety and Health course from Institute of Technology Sligo will provide you with the knowledge and skills to manage workplace safety and health in order to protect workers from injuries and illnesses. 

You will gain practical experience in monitoring workplace contaminants such as noise, vibration, chemicals and biological agents. 

You will be qualified to act as a manual handling instructor and workstation assessor. 

You will also learn how to promote health and wellbeing within the workplace so that workers can remain healthier for longer and be more productive.

Careers

On completion of the BSc. Occupational Safety and Health you will be a qualified Occupational Safety & Health Advisor/Officer. Graduates from the programme work in a wide variety of workplace sectors; Pharmaceutical, Agricultural, Energy, Oil & Gas Industry, Medical Devices, Food industry, Biopharmaceutical, Construction, Healthcare, Local Authorities, Semi State Companies, Retail and Consultancy.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Construction Safety and Contractor Management
  • Occupational Hygiene - Control of Hazardous Substances
  • OSH Enquiry Based Learning  - Safety Statement and Risk Assessment
  • Hazard and risk management
  • Safety and Health Legislation 
  • Management of Hazardous Materials and Processes
  • Data and Statistics in Health

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    65

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    513

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • You must achieve a pass in the Leaving Certificate— 5 grade O6/H7 including English or Irish and Mathematics.
  • We also accept a H7 or above in Higher Level Mathematics, and an F2  or higher in Foundation Mathematics, as meeting the mathematics entry requirements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Sligo

  • 650 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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