Occupational Health & Safety Program

Program Description

The BSc in Occupational Health & Safety program would prepare students to evaluate workplaces with regard to safety concerns, recognizing risks, and making appropriate recommendations to the concerned higher authorities. Learners will explore topics ranging from basic sciences, health sciences, aspects of health & safety concerns/risks in a variety of workplaces, relevant regulatory compliance to policy enforcement. With a continued urge to initiate relevant industry collaborations, students opting to study the BSc in OHS would experience excellent opportunities to build a strong theoretical basis as well as opportunities for experiential learning from the industry directly.

Admission Requirements
  • General education diploma: 65%.

  • Pure mathematics, Chemistry, Any of (Biology /Health Sciences) And English: 60%.

  • Common Admission Test (CAT).

Program Objectives
  • Demonstrate a broad range of competence to lead, contribute and achieve the occupational health and safety goals of an organization.

  • Exhibit ethical practice and professional integrity in work.

  • Engage in lifelong learning to effectively perform in a diverse and evolving work environment

Student Outcomes
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic sciences relevant to occupational health and safety.

  • Describe the theories, principles and regulations of health-related safety and technology.

  • Exhibit competence and skill to use modern technical and scientific systems to perform as a professional in the field of occupational health and safety.

  • Interpret the workplace assessments in the context of occupational health and safety laws and regulations

  • Analyze the work environment to prevent and control occupational health hazards.

  • Design approaches, programs and systems to meet the occupational health and safety requirements.

  • Develop interpersonal skills to know, understand and manage own learning and development

  • Effectively collaborate in a multidisciplinary team

Career Path

Occupational health and safety specialist/officer typically holds a bachelor’s degree in occupational health and safety or a related scientific or technical field. Such graduates are prepared as investigators of the workplace. They can specialize in certain safety aspects of the workplace or focus on the physical well-being of workers themselves. Such field has numerous opportunities to further education as masters or doctoral degree with which the graduates would be potential in research, academia, policy development, etc. 

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