Master of Science Environmental, Health and Safety Management

  • Master of Science Environmental, Health and Safety Management
  • NFQ Level 9
  • For full details, go to the Admissions - Postgraduate section
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  • 2 Years Part-time
  • Carlow
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental, Health and Safety Management (NFQ Level 9 - 60 credits)
  • Overview
  • Entry Requirements
  • Further Study & Careers
  • PAC Codes & Fees
  • How to apply
  • Contact


This Master’s programme aims to provide participants with specialist knowledge in both environmental management and health and safety management. It offers participants an opportunity to reflect on their professional practice and gain a theoretical and critical perspective of issues associated with environmental, health and safety. Providing a healthy and safe work place whilst protecting the environment is paramount for every business and industry. This MSc in Environmental Health and Safety Management will provide participants with practical management skills.

It is essentially designed for busy professionals who wish to develop their knowledge base, network with like-minded individuals and further their career. Further outcomes at this level relate to specialist skills and transferable skills required for managing, such as the abilities to critique and develop organisational structure and initiate change.

What subjects will I study?

  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Hazard Analysis Management and Control
  • Environmental Waste Management
  • Health and Safety Practitioner Skill Development
  • Workplace Wellbeing
  • Building Assessment and Fire Safety
  • Health and Safety in Construction
  • Strategy Process and Leadership
  • Contemporary Issues in Strategic Management
  • Researching Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace

Entry Requirements

The entry criteria for the following Awards at level 9 is that applicants progress from L8 major qualification with a minimum 2:2 or an equivalent professional qualification such as ACCA or CIMA.

All applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Applicants who do not have a Level 8 qualification at a 2.2 award level and who have relevant work experience and or other certificates and qualifications may also be considered through the University’s RPL procedures. Relevant professional experience may be considered and individuals will be assessed on a case-bycase basis through RPL procedures.

South East Technological University reserves the right to require applicants to attend for interview to determine their suitability for the programme.

Study & Career Opportunities

Graduates may pursue Level 10 (PhD) study opportunities upon successful completion of this programme.

A significant aspect of environment, health and safety (EHS) activities involves striving for compliance with organizational and legislative requirements. This is a multi-purpose award-type. The knowledge, skill and competence acquired are relevant to personal development, participation in society and community, employment, and access to additional education and training within the remit of Health and Safety or other discipline areas.

Course Codes & Fees

Enquiries to the Admissions or International Office (

Course Code Course Title Campus Location Schedule Fees Closing date for applications
SE51C Master of Science Environmental, Health and Safety Management Carlow Part-time €7,400 Go to the postgraduate applications section for full details on all courses below
SE52F Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Environmental Health and Safety Management Carlow Part-time €5,500 Go to the postgraduate applications section for full details on all courses below

How to apply

  1. Research & choose your course from our wide range of postgraduate offerings.
  2. Check out all of the relevant entry requirements, course code, closing dates and application instructions on the Admissions section of the website.
  3. Get started on your postgraduate journey at SETU Carlow!

For admissions queries from Irish or European applicants, please email:

All Non-EU international applicants may refer to the International section of the website for further details or email:


Eoin O’Brien
BA, DBS, CBS, Cert Mgmt, MBA
Faculty of Lifelong Learning Manager

International (Non-EU) applicants may contact:
P: 00353-59-9175205