Master of Social Sciences in Workplace Health and Safety

Program Director

Academic Staff

Mode of Study
Distance Learning
Email:
admission@pebblehills.university
General Information

This Master of Social Sciences in Workplace Health and Safety helps students learn the skills they need to start a great career in health and safety, in any industry and workplace.

Admission Requirement
Before enrolling in the program, student must fulfill the following Eligibility:
  • Applicants must possess an appropriate degree from a recognized institution
  • Applicants who do not hold a university or college degree, will be considered for admissions if they have professional certification / diploma AND minimum three years full-time appropriate work experience
Professional Recognition
 

Pebble Hills University

is accredited by International Accreditation Organization (IAO) for achievement of highest standards in Organizational Management, Business Management and Business Performance through a commitment to quality and continuous improvement in Education. IAO is associated with world's leading and nationally recognized quality assurance agencies worldwide for betterment of educational standards. Some of the current IAO partners are : Department of Adult & Higher Education, Ministry of Education (Bhutan), The National Commission for University Evaluation and Accreditation (Argentina), The National Higher Education Accreditation (Costa Rica), The Accreditation and Quality Assurance Commission (Palestine), The Agency for Development of Higher Education and Quality Assurance (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Accreditacion Agencia (Chile), The Quality Assurance & Accreditation Council (Sri Lanka), Public Agency for accreditation of Higher Education (Albania), Center for Quality Assurance and Accreditation for HEI (Libya) and Higher Education Quality Evaluation Centre (Latvia), etc. International Education Accreditation Commission recognizes IAO's accreditation standards.
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American Professional Bodies

This is an International Accreditation Organization (IAO) certified program. You will be eligible to apply for the IAO Certification for Business Professionals. The IAO Certification for Business Professionals is an international industry credential that validates skills of the business professional for the international business world. The fastest growing internationally recognized certification, IAO, grants certifications to professionals belonging to the business world. Moreover, an Equivalency Diploma and Comprehensive Evaluation Report will be issued by the California University Foreign Credential Evaluator (CUFCE). Furthermore, graduates are eligible to apply for the membership and relevant chartered award from the Chartered Institute of Professional Financial Managers, USA and Chartered Institute of Management and Leadership, USA. Plus, Graduates are eligible apply membership and/or Chartered Member (C.Mgr) status of Chartered Institute of Management, Canada.

UK Professional Bodies

Graduates of this program are eligible to join the Institute of Management Specialists (IMS), UK, The Academy of Executives & Administrators (AEA), UK. In addition, the Society's Board and Academic Review Council (ARC) of Society of Business Practitioners (UK) has recognized graduates of the PHU MBA to qualify for a Senior SBP Award. Professional Managers Association (PMA) will accept PHU’s graduates for full Membership of the Association. These with Master’s degrees can enter the PMA at Certified Professional Manager (P.Mgr) level.

African Professional Bodies

Pebble Hills University students are accepted for membership within the Managerial Chapters of Design, Technology and Management Society International (DTMSI). Applicants are admitted into the Managerial Chapter of the Society, which are the general membership divisions within the Society. Suitably qualified members are invited to join various subdivisions such as the MBA and Professional Managers Guild.
Open Enrollment Policy
Students can enroll at anytime from anywhere. There is also flexibility in pacing the course. All of the courses are distance learning courses offered online through our eCampus.
Courses
Core Courses Core title Credit Unit
MGT002 Change and Crisis Management 3 credits
MGT008 Risk Management and Business Ethics 3 credits
MGT014 Diversity Management 3 credits
BUS002 Business Communications 3 credits
BUS007 Conflict Resolution and Negotiation 3 credits
BUS008 Research Skills 3 credits
BUS009 Coaching, Mentoring and Supervision 3 credits
BUS012 Employee Accountability and Dispute Resolution 3 credits
BUS015 Workplace Safety 3 credits
SSC001 Anger and Stress Management 3 credits
SSC002 Balance and Emotional Intelligence 3 credits
Total Credits 33 credits
Core Courses Core title Credit Unit
SHL053 Disaster Recovery and Planning 2.5 credits
SHL058 Workplace Safety Solution - US 1.5 credits
SHL Measurement Testing for Credits 4 credits
Fees And Finance
US$2,480 if you complete the program in two years; US$2,680 if you complete the program in three years
Installment plan Scholarship Avaliable
Optional Documents
1. Equivalency Diploma and Comprehensive Report issued by California University FCE, USA Details
2. USA Department of State Attestation and Authentication of the Degree Details
3. IAO Certification; which includes:
  • i. Business Card
  • ii. Dedicated Profile page at the IAO website
  • iii. Certification
  • iv. Authorized use of the “IAO Certified” Logo
USD 500
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Graduation Requirement
Average GPA of 3.0; Any outstanding financial obligations must be paid
Other Information

Graduation Package

  1. Degree Diploma with cover
  2. Official Transcript
  3. Alumni ID Card
  4. Letter of Graduation
Graduation package

Exemption/Transfer
If you have transferable credits from other tertiary educational institutions, these can count towards the requirements for most PHU qualifications. Maximum of 30 credits may be transferred.