Master in Occupational Safety and Health

The University of Turin, Italy, in partnership with the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization (ITC-ILO), the International Labour Office(ILO) and the International Commission of Occupational Health (ICOH) is offering a Master course in Occupational Safety and Health. This one-year programme, to be held in English, includes an Internet-based distance learning phase, a face-to-face residential period on the ITC/ILO's campus in Turin followed by another distance phase for the preparation of the dissertation. The proposed programme combines the advantages of the academic experience and the international training experience in OSH of the organizing partners. An international approach has been applied to the contents, the methodology development as well as to the composition of the training team. This programme involves participants from both developing and developed countries, who will thus have an opportunity to share their different experiences. Furthermore, it also offers a range of learning situations in which participants can enhance their analytical and problem solving skills.

Master in Occupational Safety and Health

Deadline for application: 31 May 2018

Starting date: 10 September 2018

English

10 September 2018 - 30 September 2019

Blended

Master Information

Deadline for application: 31 May 2018

Starting date: 10 September 2018

English

10 September 2018 - 30 September 2019

Blended

Assessment and qualifications awarded

Assessment 

The evaluation strategy uses different types of assessment.

Self-assessment. Participants will be given tools to check their own level of knowledge and produce feedback on their learning progress.

Assessment. Systematic assignments and exams will assess the knowledge and skills acquired throughout the programme. Participants should complete and submit the compulsory assignments and exams for each module, and get the review and approval of the tutor before the prescribed deadlines. The dissertation should be approved by the scientific committee.

Monitoring and evaluation of the programme. Continuous monitoring of the programme will be undertaken by the activity manager, including participants' opinions, will indicate any necessary corrective measures to be taken. At the end of the programme, participants will express their opinions about the course's topics, activities, administration and organization in a final evaluation form.

Qualifications awarded

A diploma of First Level Master in Occupational Safety and Health and a transcript (60 certified university credits) will be awarded from the University of Turin to those participants who fulfill all following conditions:

  • satisfy the administrative and documentary requirements of the University of Turin;
  • satisfy the attendance requirements. (Attendance at all training sessions during the residential phase is compulsory. Only participants with at least 95% attendance of training sessions will be entitled to apply for the diploma).
  • get the tutors' approval on the required assignments within the set deadlines and pass the prescribed examinations demonstrating the level of competence required by of the scientific committee.[1]
  • get the approval of the scientific committee on the dissertation within the set deadlines;

[1] Participants who do not satisfy all mentioned conditions will receive a certificate of attendance.

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