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University of Technology, Jamaica - Bachelor of Science in Occupational Health and Safety


The Bachelor of Science in Occupational Health Safety and Environmental Management (OHSEM) aims to prepare individuals to become competent OHSEM practitioners.

The individuals completing this programme are trained to anticipate, recognize and evaluate workplace safety, health and environmental hazards. Graduates are therefore qualified to practice as Health, Safety and Environmental specialists, regulations, researchers and educators. The programme was launched in 2010.

  • Listing ID: 4709
  • Institution Category: Universities
  • Institution Type: Public
  • Field of Study: Occupational Health & Safety
  • Awarding Body: University of Technology, Jamaica
  • Qualification Level:
  • Education Sector: Higher Education
  • ISCED Code: 10 Services- 102 Hygiene and Occupational Health Services- 1022 Occupational Health and Safety
  • Qualification Developer: School of Public Health and Health Technology, University of Technology, Jamaica
  • Quality Assurance Body: University Council of Jamaica (UCJ)
  • Entry Requirements: 1. Five passes at G.C.E. O'Level with grades A, B, or C or Caribbean Secondary Examination (CSEC) Levels 1 or 2 or English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and one other pass in an approved subject.
    2. Attendance at panel interview is required for all selected applicants. Candidates with other types of academic qualifications will be evaluated in accordance with the University's regulations governing academic equivalence.
  • Number of Credits: 134
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