Program Details

The Master will take place from October 2013 and is divided into three major learning cycles. The first cycle will be conducted through a distance learning component that will start on 1 October 2013 and will end on 31 January 2014. The second cycle, fr
Location:
Torino, Italy
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year

Program Overview

Program Description:
The University of Turin, Italy, in partnership with the International Training Centre (ITC) of the International Labour Organization (ILO), is offering a Master course in Occupational Safety and Health. This one-year programme, to be held in English, includes an Internet-based distance learning phase, a face-to-face residential period on the ITC/ILO's campus in Turin followed by another distance phase for the preparation of the dissertation. The proposed programme combines the advantages of the academic experience in OSH of Turin University with the ITC/ILO's international training experience. An international approach has been applied to the contents, the methodology development as well as to the composition of the training team. This programme involves participants from both developing and developed countries, who will thus have an opportunity to share their different experiences. Furthermore, it also offers a range of learning situations in which participants can enhance their analytical and problem solving skills.

The Master will take place from October 2013 and is divided into three major learning cycles. The first cycle will be conducted through a distance learning component that will start on 1 October 2013 and will end on 31 January 2014. The second cycle, from 3 February 2014 to 17 April 2014, is a face-to-face learning period that will be held in Turin, Italy, at the International Training Centre of the ILO. Class attendance is compulsory for the entire period. The third cycle, consist on the preparation and submission of the thesis that has to completed before the end of September 2014

Public and private sector organizations throughout the world are increasingly concerned with improving occupational safety and health (OSH). In both developed and developing countries, the rapid pace of technological change, combined with the persistence of unsafe or environmentally threatening working conditions, has served to focus attention on the need to create a safe, healthy working environment and to promote a new safety culture at the workplace. Organizations increasingly seek OSH professionals who can catalyse these processes, and it is not always easy to find professionals with the right skills. The new Master in Occupational safety and Health is designed to contribute to the expansion of competent OSH professionals who can compensate for current personal shortages in this domain.
Cost:
The cost of participation is Euro 7,750, payable in advance by the participant or his/her sponsoring organization. It includes: tuition fees training materials and books transport during the study visits use of training facilities and support services. Accommodation and international and local transport for the period in Turin are not included in the cost of participation.

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