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Master of Science in Occupational Health, Safety & Wellbeing (awarded by Cardiff Metropolitan University)


Intake: Apr 2018

Diploma holders with relevant work experience (minimum 2 years) can apply*

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Professionally accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH, UK), Europe’s leading body for individuals with a professional involvement in occupational safety and health, Cardiff Met’s Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing programme is recognised for its well-qualified educational standards. Developed in accordance with the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH, UK) Higher Level Qualification Accreditation Framework, this programme enables practitioners to consider contemporary approaches to health and safety management, employee engagement and wellbeing.

Professionally accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH, UK)

Course Overview

Master of Science in Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing

The aim of the programme is to enable practitioners to develop holistic approaches to enhancing organisational safety and health through improved employee engagement and wellbeing.

This programme is specifically designed to enhance the students’ current understanding and application of occupational health and safety management by enabling students to develop a more holistic approach to influencing employee and organisational performance through the contemporary concepts of employee engagement and wellbeing.

Employability & Careers

Graduate Membership of IOSH

Students who successfully complete the MSc programme will be eligible for Graduate membership of IOSH and will subsequently be able to begin the Initial Professional Development (IPD) stage of their progression to gaining Chartered status.


Internationally recognised and highly regarded qualification

The programme and MSc award is internationally recognised by government bodies, public and private sectors and employers from many countries across the world, including amongst others, Oman, Libya, Lebanon, Nigeria and Germany.

Designed For

This programme is best suited for the following groups of people:

  • Existing working professionals in the field of occupational safety and health who aspire to expand their expertise by mastering the resourceful means to develop health, safety and wellbeing strategies and interventions.
  • Graduates who wish to acquire an in-depth knowledge of the control strategies and interventions which enable the recognition, development and continued improvement of health and wellbeing in the workplace.

Course Outline

Master of Science in Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing consists of 9 modules:

  • Applied Research Methods and Design
  • Management of Occupational Health and Wellbeing
  • Principles and Practice of Risk Assessment
  • Risk Perception and Communication
  • Individual & Organisational Change H&S
  • Management of Safety Performance
  • Reflecting on Professional Development
  • Developing Health Safety and Wellbeing Strategies & Interventions
  • Supervised Research Module- Research Project

Financial Assistance

Study Loans

RHB Bank^

1800 323 0100 |

Interest Rate (Per Annum): From 4.38%

FRANK Education Loan by OCBC^

1800 363 3333 |

Interest Rate (Per Annum): From 4.5%

TCC Credit Co-operative Limited (TCC)^

6319 3700 |

Interest Rate (Per Annum): 2.2%-2.9%


1800 629 2265 |

Interest Rate (Per Annum): From 4.5%

^The study loans are subject to approval by the respective organisations. The interest rate may vary. Please refer to the website of the organisations for the terms and conditions and details.


Interest free loan from Ezypay Maybank

EzyPay Maybank

1800 629 2265 |

Interest Rate (Per Annum): 0%

Students’ Testimonials

"Although the course is still ongoing, I am positive that it will provide me with the relevant knowledge for my future career. From a career perspective, I am confident that I will be able to land a good job with ease after acquiring my Masters from Cardiff Metropolitan University. I would also like to thank my lecturer, Dr Desmond Lee, for his professional guidance. "

Danil Bin Hasib
Master of Science in Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing
Student of 2017 | Singaporean

“The guidance from my lecturer, Dr Desmond Lee, and the support from my course consultant, Tamera Wee, has helped me tremendously. I must say that the real-world experiences they have shared with me are extremely useful. Through the programme, I have interacted with many highly influential people and widened my horizon. Currently, I have obtained a better understanding of different occupational risks and hazards, learned how to see the bigger picture and acquired the necessary problem-solving skills which I believe would give me an edge over others. “

Muhammed Halim Bin Muhd Salim Abdullah Kok
Master of Science in Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing
Student of 2017 | Singaporean

Awards & Accreditations