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Master of Environmental Health and Safety

Master of Environmental Health and Safety

Master of Environmental Health and Safety
Master Degree

Master of Environmental Health and Safety

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Master program is a two-year (4 semester) study that brings 120 ECTS credits, which is the second level of the Bologna higher education.

This unique program is developed to provide you with high quality education that will award you with the title: Master of Occupational Safety and Health.

Areas of specialization in the second year of study are: Occupational safety, Fire protection and Environmental protection.

2-YEAR STUDY

YEAR 1

60 ECTS

YEAR 2

60 ECTS

This degree program offers you a unique opportunity to study in the field of integral and corporate security. After a two-year study of safety, students will be able to propose the improvement of prevention measures for health and safety at work, environmental protection and material goods, identify problems in an interdisciplinary manner and make suggestions in the relevant field of safety and protection

College of Occupational Safety and Health guarantess high quality education.

General

Overview

Duration: 2 years
Language: English or Croatian
Credits: 120 ECTS
Location: Zagreb or Online
Specializations: Occupational safety, Fire protection and Environmental protection.

Program Details

Master in Environmental Health and Safety is a 2-year (4 semesters) program, which brings 120 ECTS credits. This is the second level of the Bologna higher education. This program will award you with the title: Master of Occupational Safety and Health. Our degree program is an accredited degree.

Specializations at the second year of study are: Occupational safety, Fire protection and Environmental protection.

 

Teaching Methodology

The practical importance and applicability of the curriculum are the key importance in the Master program. The program content covers a range of relevant topics in the safety field. The program content covers a range of relevant topics in the safety field.

During the study you will gain access to practical projects and you will be able to acquire knowledge and skills within the curriculum that you will implement to real-life situations.

Career Opportunities

The employment perspectives of security experts are promising.

The profession of safety and security engineer specialists is harmonized with the requirements of the international labor market, especially in the European Union for employers who will take into account the total ECTS credits and related competencies, giving preference to candidates with higher education.

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Act, employers are obliged to determine and perform occupational safety and health activities in accordance with the risk assessment, the state of occupational safety and health and the number of employees, and depending on the employment contract. Depending on the fire and explosion hazard assessment, there are similar requirements for the employment of fire protection experts as well as environmental experts in organizations where the environment is polluted during the production process.

Professional security engineers are also employed in insurance and reinsurance companies, security companies, state administration, the Ministry of the Interior, the Ministry of Defense, physical and technical protection, civil protection, fire brigades, companies offering goods and services for the protection of persons. and property, etc.

Competences

Upon completion of the graduate professional study of safety, students will be able to propose improvements of prevention measures for health and safety at work, environmental protection and material goods, identify problems in an interdisciplinary manner and make suggestions in the relevant field of safety and protection, especially:

In the field of occupational safety:
– plan and organize the prevention of safety at work
– design safety systems at work in different work environments
– perform supervision during the implementation of safety system projects and the introduction and improvement of occupational safety measures
– manage occupational safety systems and supervise the work of other associates
– command actions in accident situations
– perform managerial tasks in the field of organization of safety and protection at work
– plan and develop safety solutions at the regional and national level in the field of occupational safety
– participate in the development of business strategy and operational plans and business programs of the employer, in the part in which they must relate to safety at work and participate in the application of management methods or techniques for implementing the strategy
– participate in the application of international certification standards for the management of safety at work, quality, risks, social responsibility in business, etc. at the employer
– promote knowledge and education on the importance of safety at work

Fire protection specialization:
– independently make a fire risk assessment
– plan and organize fire protection prevention
– evaluate firefighting techniques
– design fire protection safety systems in different working environments
– perform supervision during the implementation of security system projects and the introduction and improvement of fire protection measures
– manage fire protection systems and supervise the work of other associates
– command actions in accident situations
– perform managerial tasks in the field of fire protection organization
– plan and develop security solutions at the regional and national level in the field of fire protection
– promote knowledge and education on the importance of fire protection

Environmental protection specialization:
– apply the provisions of the legal framework and use the possibilities of the institutional and information framework for environmental protection
– plan and organize the implementation of environmental protection activities and measures (with prior knowledge of the process in various industries)
– categorize environmental aspects
– evaluate the best available technologies in order to reduce the impact on individual components of the environment
– create and establish an environmental management system in various activities by applying international standards
– supervise the implementation of measures, plans and programs and keeping records in the field of environmental protection
– manage environmental management systems and supervise the work of other associates
– command (manage) internal actions in case of sudden and extraordinary events
– perform managerial tasks in the field of safety organization, and especially in the field of environmental protection
– plan and develop safety solutions at the regional and national level related to environmental protection

 

Contact Info

Visoka Škola za Sigurnost

Veslačka 2a (Ured: Savska cesta 106)
10 000 Zagreb
Hrvatska

+385 (1) 4668 819
info@vss.hr

Social Info

Excellent Knowledge

In-depth knowledge on trending topics in integral and corporate security.

Global Perspective

You will receive strategic understanding in the field of safety.

Flexibility

Fits with working professionals’ busy schedule by providing a flexible study structure.

The program is designed to educate and prepare you for a job market in order to become an expert in the area of integral and corporate security. The program will also provide you with the latest knowledge at the management and leadership level.

In general, this program brings the following aspects to your career development:

  • Strengthen your technical and leadership skills
  • Build lasting connections and a powerful network of business professionals
  • Provide practical orientation on theoretical foundations
  • Gain a holistic and strategic understanding of security
  • Apply innovative and creative thinking
  • Discover new technical and industrial trends
  • Gain a new way of thinking

OUR STUDENTS

WHO ARE THE STUDENTS AT COLLEGE OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH?
INDUSTRIES IN WHICH OUR ALUMNI WORK
  • Average Age32 years
  • AlumniMore than 4.000 students
  • EmployabilityAlmost 95% of our students find a job immediately after graduation

AVERAGE AGE

32

years

ALUMNI

>4.000

students

GLOBAL

72

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Tuition Fees
Admissions
Courses

Master of Environmental Health and Safety

Our study program is compatible with your professional life.

Through our core courses, we attach high importance to practical relevance and direct applicability.

The program is offered in English and Croatian, brings 120 ECTS credits with the duration of 2 years, and is delivered on Campus or Online. The study is part-time, and classes are held outside working hours according to the regular program and the academic calendar.

All of the lectures follow high standards and are delivered by our faculty through our state of the art online technology.

Tuition Fees

Year 1: 3.200 EUR
Year 2: 3.200 EUR

The total tuition fees: 6.400 EUR*

It is possible to pay in 12 monthly installments for each year of study or in 24 installments for three years of schooling.

* for 2021.

 

 

Admissions

The right to enroll in the degree program have persons who have completed an undergraduate professional three-year study or an undergraduate university study and acquired at least 180 ECTS credits.

Persons who have completed an undergraduate three-year or four-year professional study or an undergraduate university study also have the right to enroll in the program.

Our students also have the right for conditional enrollment in the program, if they have completed the third year of study provided that they pass all failed exams before enrolling in the program. If they do not meet this condition, they cannot continue to attend classes, and their student rights are suspended.

Applicants who are granted enrollment in the program, and have not previously completed the security related study program (three-year or four-year) are required to enroll in differential exams that will be recognized as elective courses in the second year of the study program. The differential exams are Physical Harm and Chemical Harm.

Curriculum

The graduate professional study in occupational health and safety is a two-year program that includes compulsory and elective courses. The program is delivered entirely on campus or online.

The program curriculum can be found HERE.

 

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Student Testimonials

  • I chose to study because it gives me flexibility to combine online and onsite learning..

    GUSTAV LINDÉUS
  • The thing I like the most is definitely the possibility to organize studying time on my own, as well as the deadlines for all the projects. The whole program is very approachable and easy to follow.

    FRANCIS OKOH
  • The study program truly offers high quality education. The course material allows you to apply academic theory to real-world examples from the global business world in an easy manner.

    JELENA PENAVA
  • I am quite impressed with the program, most importantly the quality of the education and the professors. The program allows flexibility with my personal life and professional life as well as achieving my goals. I also gained and increased my productivity as a leader.

    INES BORCIC
  • I chose the school as an excellent continuation of my education and combining my professional knowledge with the theory and practice of teaching. School allows for flexibility in my personal and professional life, as well as achieving my goals.

    EMMANUEL ENUBUOGIDI

Frequently Asked Questions

1. HOW ARE COURSES DELIVERED?

All the courses are delivered on campus in Zagreb or Online.

2. CAN I TAKE SOME COURSES ONLINE?

Yes, you have the option to take some courses online through our top-notch online learning system.

3. WHY SHOULD I CHOOSE THIS MASTER PROGRAM

We made a great effort to design the entire program in such a way that it facilitates the learning process. We place high importance on the learning method, which combines the latest learning technology with great content that will motivate you to learn more efficiently and productively.

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Still Wondering Why Study with Us?

We are a truly innovative and leading school for integral and corporate security that aims at taking education to a new level!

We aim at providing a superior learning experience that will have a direct impact on your professional development.

With our unique programs you will strengthen your strategic vision, efficiency and leadership to manage today’s organizations.

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