Accredited by Decision NCE/14/01117 of the Management Board of the Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education, published in 9 July 2015. Order 9810/2015
Rectification of the Order 9810/2015, of 14 August 2015.

COORDINATOR

Doutor Carlos Gomes de Oliveira
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Doutor Luís Moreira
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SKILLS TO BE DEVELOPED

This Master's Degree aims to qualify and specialize Senior Occupational Safety Technicians, within the framework of the performance of management and/or administrative functions in public or private entities.

The training provided is advanced and cuts across different fields pertaining to the activity concerning Occupational Safety and Health, and aims at complementary and comprehensive knowledge and management skills, with a view to optimizing operational performance in a business environment, without neglecting the necessary aspect of research and development.

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES

Safety, as an objective to be pursued, is a global, systemic and dynamic process. Addressing Safety effectively and efficiently means managing it. The Safety Management process is essential for the attainment of practical risk minimization results. This Master's Degree aims to provide students with the skills to: manage, guide and coordinate high-responsibility actions in the national economic panorama; develop studies, projects and scientific research in this field, producing knowledge both in terms of theoretical and basic conceptual training, both with regard to the connection with current practical cases and with the experience of the problems they will experience as professionals, offering an overall and comprehensive view of the themes, trends and evolution of OSH, while developing specific lines of thought and action aimed at the concrete resolution of the problems that, in the organizational framework, are posed to the management of OSH.

TARGET AUDIENCE

+ Bachelors in Occupational Safety Engineering and Occupational Hygiene and Safety
+ Higher Education Graduates in related fields: Holders of the Professional Title of Senior Occupational Safety Technician, Level VI (ACT)
+ Holders of a relevant professional curriculum in the area (CTC)
+ Graduates from foreign Higher Education Institutions with curricula considered equivalent to the required national ones (CTC)

MAIN EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

+ Senior Occupational Safety Technician / Occupational Safety and Health Manager in public and private institutions, as a head or staff of the Occupational Safety and Health team
+ Manager / Specialized Senior Technician in Insurance Companies
+ Occupational Safety and Health Consultant
+ Teacher

QUALIFICATION TITLE

Master's Degree in Occupational Safety and Health Management

SCHEDULE

Daytime and Nighttime

STUDY PROGRAM

1st YEAR

Course's total duration

2 years (4 Semesters; 120 ECTS total)

Access requirements:

+ Master's Degree in Occupational Health and Safety Management

 

EQUIPMENT AND TEACHING MATERIAL

Study room, Moodle platform, bibliographic resources


STUDY PLAN

ERASMUS+ - PLEASE CHOOSE ONLY LINKED CURRICULAR UNITS

  • 1º ANO

    1ST YEAR

    SEMESTER

    ECTS

    Integrated Safety

    1st Semester 5

    OSH Legislation, Regulation and Standards

    1st Semester 5

    Risk Assessment and Control

    1st Semester 15

    Accident Investigation and Transfer of Responsibility

    1st Semester 5

    Strategic Management and Planning

    2nd Semester 12

    Management Systems Integration

    2nd Semester 8

    Behavioral Safety

    2nd Semester 5

    Seminar I

    2nd Semester 5
  • 2º ANO

    2ND YEAR

    SEMESTER

    ECTS

    OSH Ethics and Deontology

    1st Semester 5

    Scientific Research Tools

    1st Semester 8

    Labour Economics and Safety Management

    1st Semester 7

    Seminar II

    1st Semester 5

    Dissertation

    2nd Semester 35

 



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