The Association of Occupational Health and Wellbeing Professionals​

Supporting you through your Occupational Health career

Over 1000 Members
Registered Charity No. 1205635

Educational Provider

University of Cumbria

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University of Cumbria

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Name : Liz Scott MEd, MSc, SFHEA, B.Med.Sci. (Hons), BSc (Hons), CMIOSH, MIIRSM, RNT, RSCPHN (OH).

Details

The University of Cumbria is one of the few degree courses in the UK that focuses solely on occupational health practice in a working environment.  We have designed our occupational health courses to be relevant to anyone interested in the subject, regardless of your background. You’ll learn up to date professional developments within the practice, and create a foundation of knowledge for further study and career progression

Details:

UADip Occupational Health Practice Development

This is a 1 year, part time distance learning course consisting of three 20 credit modules, taught at level 6.

Compulsory Module

  • Legal and Ethical Aspects of Occupational Health

Optional Modules

  • Health surveillance and toxicology or
  • Workplace mental health.
  • Stress Management or
  • Absence management.

https://www.cumbria.ac.uk/study/courses/cpd-and-short-courses/occupational-health-practice-development-uad/

BSc (Hons) Occupational Health Practice Development (Top up degree)

This is a 2 year, part time distance learning course consisting of six 20 credit modules, taught at level 6.

https://www.cumbria.ac.uk/study/courses/cpd-and-short-courses/occupational-health-practice-development-top-up/

Grad Dip Occupational Health Practice Development

For those already hold a degree, this is a 2 year, part time distance learning course consisting of six 20 credit modules, taught at level 6.

https://www.cumbria.ac.uk/study/courses/postgraduate/occupational-health-practice-development/

BSc and Grad Dip:

Year 1

Compulsory Module

Legal and Ethical Aspects of Occupational Health

Optional Modules

Health surveillance and toxicology or

Workplace mental health.

Stress Management or

Absence management.

Year 2

Compulsory Module

Leadership & Change

Negotiated Learning*

Optional Modules

Health surveillance and toxicology or

Workplace mental health or

Facilitating health and behaviour change.

Fitness for work, as part of *

Risk Assessment and Health and Safety Management, as part of*

Modules may be taken as stand-alone modules for CPD study.

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