Safety Health & Welfare at Work

University College Cork


Course Name Safety Health & Welfare at Work
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code ACE-HDSHWW
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening, Online or Distance, Daytime, Weekend, Blended
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters HDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: September 2023
Application Date

Expand+Closing Date: TBC 2023

How Do I Apply
Applicants need to be aware of the IT student checklist below before applying:

You will need access to a laptop or desktop computer running a modern supported operating system with all software updates.

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Expand+2 years part-time

Blended - Online Lectures and In Person Workshops in UCC.

This programme will be delivered in a blended format with live online classes two evenings per week Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6.30pm-9.30pm (some classes will be sho...

Course Fee €3,990 year 1, €3,990 year 2

50% of the tuition fees must be paid at the time of application for your application to be processed
Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants for entry to the Higher Diploma in Safety, Health and Welfare at Work will be at least 23 by 1 January of the year of application


i) Hold a level 8 primary degree in any discipline and have a minimum of one year relevant


Course Summary The course provides professional training in the management of safety, health and welfare at work. It is accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and was developed in co-operation with the Health and Safety Authority (HSA). Graduates of the course may apply for graduate membership of IOSH upon completion.
Course Content

Expand+The course is offered by ACE at UCC in association with the departments of Applied Psychology, Biochemistry, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Law, Applied Social Studies, Statistics, the College of Medicine and Health, and the Industrial Liaison ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules

AD5809: Human Factors in Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (5 credits)
Behaviour based safety strategies based on observation and reinforcement principles that aim to increase levels of performance and motivation for safer working...

Assessment Method Continuous assessment including both individual and group projects.

Course commitment: An ability to manage and allocate time to course content each week is necessary. Students are expected to attend and participate in the weekly live class. They are also required to engage in discussion and module material and to interact with course lecturers, tutors, and other students.
Further Enquiries For Academic Queries and Course Content Queries please contact the Programme Coordinator Órna Hayes at

If you require further assistance with your online application please contact the Programme Administrator Anne Marie Wyper at
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