UWS Clearing 2022

Occupational Safety and Health



BSc (Hons)


4 years full-time, typically 6 years part-time




September 2022



About the course

Learn how to manage health and safety in the workplace with UWS’s BSc (Hons) Occupational Safety & Health.

You’ll study a range of topics appropriate to modern approaches to occupational health and safety, including:

  • Safety management systems
  • Risk assessment
  • Risk reduction
  • Risk control techniques
  • Fostering a safe and healthy work culture in the workforce
  • Environmental management

On completion of this degree you’ll be eligible to apply for graduate membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (Grad IOSH).

Professional Approval and Accreditation 

You will be eligible to apply for a graduate membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (Grad IOSH). You can then complete further learning to become a Chartered Member of IOSH.

Applications for this course are open to people currently residing in:


Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

Rest of UK (Eng, Wales & NI) & Republic of Ireland

Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

International (including EU/EEA)

Year 1: Closed

Year 2: Closed

Year 3: Closed

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Scottish Highers: CCC (63 UCAS Tariff points) including 1 science
  • A levels: CC (64 UCAS Tariff points) including 1 science
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3 H3 H4 including 1 science
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points (3 @ HL), including 1 science
  • Scottish Wider Access Programme: Access to Science BBB or Access to Medicine BBB

All applications to Year 2 are considered on an individual basis and may require an interview.

  • Scottish Advanced Highers: CCC (120 UCAS Tariff points) including 2 sciences
  • A levels: CCC (96 UCAS Tariff points) including 2 sciences
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 30 points including 2 sciences at Higher Level
  • SQA HNC / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Appropriate health and safety subject

All applications to Year 3 are considered on an individual basis and may require an interview.

  • SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND: Appropriate health and safety subject

Further Information

Clearing Guide

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Fees & Funding

Your tuition fee status is determined by your nationality and the country where you are ordinarily resident. Find out all about undergraduate fees and funding for Scottish, UK, EU and International students – including information on tuition fees, student loans, and alternative sources of funding.

Contact us

If you’re not sure about anything, get in touch – we are here to help!

Whilst we may be dealing with a lot of enquiries during Results Day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call or email as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

T: 0800 027 1000 (Freephone within the UK)
T: +44 (0)141 849 4101 (outwith the UK)
E: clearing@uws.ac.uk


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