The MSc in Occupational Risk Prevention provides you with the necessary knowledge and skills to practice as a senior consultant in the area of Occupational Risk Prevention, Industrial Hygiene and Ergonomics and Applied Psycho-sociology.
The MSc in Occupational risk prevention prepares you for the career of senior consultant in Occupational Risk Prevention. Organizations in both the public and private sector are required to comply with Spanish Occupational Risk Prevention legislation, which means that holders of this MSc have excellent employability.
The MSc is worth 60 ECTS credits and can be completed full time in one academic year. The part-time option also exists, extending the course of study over two academic years. It offers you the benefit of both a research and practical focus.
The subject areas are structured around the following three modules:
All subjects, including the student placement, are obligatory which guarantees that you develop the skills required in the field of occupational risk prevention, Industrial Hygiene and Ergonomics and Applied Psycho-sociology, in compliance with regulations set out in Annex VI of Spanish Royal Decree 39/1997.
The subjects are taught applying the teaching-learning methodology suitable for face-to-face courses. The learning activities include the following: lectures, practical sessions, smaller group activities, seminars (or complementary activities) and continuous assessment
There is growing demand for occupational risk prevention professionals in countries where Spanish is the official language due to national legislation being brought in line with international health and safety recommendations. Therefore, holding an MSc in Occupational Risk Prevention from the University of Alicante provides you with excellent employability in Spanish as well as international companies that are actively recruiting occupational risk prevention professionals for the Spanish-speaking world.
This MSc provides university training in the area of Occupational Risk Prevention which also permits you to further your research interests and enroll in the following related Doctoral Programmes offered by the University of Alicante:
Guillermo Jorge Roca Méndez received third prize for his MSc final project entitled ‘Evaluation of and intervention in psychosocial risk factors for SMEs’, in the XVI edition of prizes for research conducted in Occupational Risk Prevention , awarded by CSI-F (Independent Central Trade Union of Civil Servants). The MSc final project was directed by Professor Ana Gómez Bernabeu, Department of Communication and Social Psychology.
Miguel Ángel Navarro Roldán received the AEIPRO prize for his MSc final project entitled ‘Identification and analysis of the possible factors reducing theoretical attenuation in hearing protectors’. It was among the best MSc final projects presented at the XVIII International Congress on Project Management and Engineering and was directed by Professor Francisco Brocal Fernández, Department of Physics, Systems Engineering and Signal theory, Polytechnic School.
Pablo Sánchez Murillo received the AEIPRO prize for his MSc final project entitled ‘Determining the Efficiency of Fume Cupboards in Teaching Laboratories’ It was among the best MSc final projects presented at the XX International Congress on Project Management and Engineering and was directed by Professor Pedro Varó Galvañ, Departament of Chemical Engineering, Polytechnic School
Profesor Lucia Blanco has obtained the following accolades:
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