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Occupational Safety, Health and Environment (Top-up) Honours, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #401 (WUR) London, United Kingdom
 Every workplace requires effective safety, health and environment management and this course integrate the skills of practical risk appraisal, with problem-solving and solution giving, coupled with the communication skills to invoke change. The Occupational Safety, Health and Environment (Top-up) Honours course is offered at Middlesex University.
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Why study BSc Occupational Safety, Health and Environment (Top-up) Honours at Middlesex University?

This Occupational Safety, Health and Environment (Top-up) Honours specialist degree is tailored towards professionals wishing to gain academic qualifications in this vital area of workplace operations. As a top-up award we build on your previous qualifications (NEBOSH Certificate, Diploma in Higher Education etc) or experience, or a combination of both. Those coming onto this course do so from a huge range of situations and this degree seeks to build on your skill set. Whether you are looking for your first job or are an existing practitioner, this top-up programme will enhance your skills and knowledge.

Your studies will be professionally focused to include regular site visits to our industry partner organisations, consistently blending theory with practice. You will develop expert knowledge in the operational risk management of workplace hazards and learn how successful risk management is driven by educated safety, health and environmental practitioners. Your coursework and learning will be built around practical risk assessment, case studies, and management reports.

 Once you graduate, you will be able to competently risk appraise safety, hygiene, health and environmental issues and provide suitable solutions. This degree will give you confidence in creating positive workplace cultures surrounding safety, health and environmental management.

Course highlights

  • We work closely with employers to ensure our degree meets the needs of industry
  • Practical risk assessment exercises, site visits, and engagement with recruitment agencies specialising in health and safety
  • The tutors are respected former health and safety regulators, consultants, and practitioners who maintain their links to practice to ensure current practice informs your studies
  • You will have access to specialist resources including top of the range equipment and labs for HSE monitoring and assessment
  • The Faculty of Science and Technology has a reputation for excellence in teaching and consultancy in health, safety and environment


This course can open the doors to a wide range of careers. You could work in a company as a health, safety and environment advisor, or within a specialist consultancy, or as a self-employed practitioner. Many of our graduates also work overseas for international companies.Previous graduates have found work in the following sectors:
  • Transport for London
  • Ferrovial, St Georges,
  • NHS trusts
  • Local Authorities
  • Government agencies
  • Universities
  • Human Factors
  • Facilities management
  • Consultancies

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Environmental Assessment and Management 
  • Management and Law 
  • Occupational Health, Hygiene and Ergonomics 
  • Risk Management and Occupational Psychology 
  • Toxicology and Science Foundation 
  • Work Place Health and Safety 
  • Research Methods and Project 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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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General Requirements

  • Applicants will require equivalent level 4 and 5 learning in an aligned technical (e.g. engineering, construction, operational management) or risk management (e.g. inspection, environmental health, healthcare nursing, organisational risk management) area obtained through existing study e.g. BSc student who has completed year one and two of another degree course, Cert HE OHS Enforcement, Diploma in Nursing or other Professional Diploma.
  • Applicants will also be considered who have the NEBOSH General or International Certificate at NVQ3 with appropriate and relevant experience.
  • Applicants may also have appropriate experience that can be recognised at level 5. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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UK/EU students

  • Part-time students: £77 per taught credit


  • Part-time students: £114 per taught credit

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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