Programme Brief

Occupational safety and health aims to prevent accidents, ill-health and other losses arising from work and work related activities. The last few years have also seen safety professionals becoming increasingly responsible for environmental issues and, with current concern about climate change, this responsibility will almost certainly grow. As the field continues to grow, so will the need for professionals with graduate and post-graduate qualifications.

This HSE postgraduate programme delivered by lecturers at SBCS, with industry expertise, and awarded by the University of Greenwich, is currently the only post-graduate programme offered locally that is accredited by the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). It covers all aspects of occupational safety, health and environment. Significant emphasis is placed on learning and research. One of the first courses that students take is Critical Thinking, which provides them with the skills necessary to take full advantage of their studies.

Graduates will be eligible to apply for graduate membership from IOSH.

At SBCS we focus on -

  • Producing graduates who are capable of thinking critically, creatively and ethically.
  • Graduates who are team players with the ability to communicate persuasively.

Highlights at a glance -

  • Two years
  • Champs Fleurs

To be eligible for entry to the programme you must have at least one of the following:

** Students with an Honours Degree in a Science or Engineering subject must pursue the Fundamentals to Health Safety and Environment bridging programme in the absence of the NEBOSH Certificate or an equivalent HSE qualification.

Contact us at if you are uncertain about your eligibility.


Registration for the July 2017 intake is open until Saturday 22nd July 2017

In order to register, visit the Centre for University of Greenwich at SBCS Champs Fleurs to verify your entry qualifications.

You must provide evidence of your entry qualifications by presenting:

  • Original academic certificates and official transcripts.
  • Students registering with a NEBOSH level 6 diploma in health and safety must present a detailed resume and/or a detailed job description.

The following documents will also be required to complete the registration process:

  • National ID or Passport
  • Birth certificate

In cases where students do not have an official transcript, students must request an original transcript from their relevant examination body/educational institute.

All official transcripts must be forwarded to:

Mr. Keston Chandler
Course Administrator II
SBCS – Global Learning Institute
53-54 Sagan Drive
Champs Fleurs
Trinidad, West Indies

If your entry qualifications are satisfactory you will then be required to complete the following:

  • University of Greenwich Application Form (for registration with the University).
  • SBCS Registration Form (for registration with SBCS).

Professional Recognition

The MSc Occupational Hygiene pathway has also been accredited by the Faculty of the British Occupational Hygiene Society (FBOHS) and graduates will be exempted from the Diploma Core Examination for Graduate Membership of the Faculty.


Tuition Information

Tuition for courses are semester specific i.e. certain courses are only available in a January/ July semester.

Semester 1: July 2017 – November 2017

(Management of Physical Agents, Safety and Risk Management, Critical Thinking)

Semester 2: January 2018 – April 2018

(Environmental Impact and Management, The Chemical Environment, Research Methods)

Semester 3: July 2018 – November 2018

(Disaster Management and Recovery, Dissertation (Start))

Semester 4: January 2019 – April 2019

(Ergonomics and Workplace Psychology, Dissertation (Complete))



Contact us at for more details on costing and the schedule for the upcoming semester.