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Master of Science in Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing


with Dr Charles Ong Chee Ming


Intake: Jan 2018

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

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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 worker engagement and wellbeing.

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 worker and organisational performance through the contemporary concepts of worker engagement and wellbeing.

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 recognized 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)

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

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 sector and employers from many countries across the world, including amongst others, Oman, Libya, Lebanon, Nigeria and Germany.

Financial Aid

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 organizations. The interest rate may vary. Please refer to the website of the organizations for the terms and conditions and details.


Interest free loan from Ezypay Maybank

EzyPay Maybank

1800 629 2265 |

Interest Rate (Per Annum): 0%


Richard Goh

Dr. Ong Chee Ming, Charles holds a PhD in Business and Management from the University of South Australia, as well as a Master’s Degree in Organisational Leadership from Monash University, Australia. With more than a decade of invaluable research and teaching experience at many renowned universities/institutions, Dr. Ong, a dedicated and passionate lecturer who is highly experienced in occupational health and safety practices, brings a wealth of knowledge to his classroom. As a seasoned practitioner, Dr. Ong draws on his extensive experience in teaching high achievers and top performers of medium/large organisations and uses effective pedagogical approaches to create a stimulating learning environment for adult learners. Besides being well-versed in the concepts and practices of blended learning, Dr. Ong is highly proficient in conducting both in-house and public training courses on various certifiable management systems such as the OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System and the ISO 9001 (Quality) and ISO 14001 (Environmental) management systems. Dr. Ong has also assisted numerous companies with their health and safety management systems and conducted occupational health and safety-related training and auditing at many distinguished establishments such as CIBA Vision Asian Manufacturing And Logistics Pte Ltd, ST Medical Services Pte Ltd, ST Aerospace Services Co Pte Ltd, etc.

Student’s Testimonial

"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

Awards & Certificates

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