NEBOSH Diploma and M.Sc. in occupational Health and Safety which one is best?

NEBOSH Diploma and M.Sc. in occupational Health and Safety which one is best?

NEBOSH Diploma and M.Sc. in occupational Health and Safety are both significant Health and safety certification that are well valued and accepted. NEBOSH Diploma has been recognized for many years as a leading qualification in the field of Health and safety.

 We will be analysis the topic “NEBOSH Diploma and M.Sc. in occupational Health and Safety which one is best” base on some markers.

 

BASED ON COURSE QUALITY

NEBOSH Diploma

NEBOSH Diploma is divided into 4 units (A, B, C & D)

  • Unit IA: International management of Health and safety
  • Unit IB: International control of hazardous agents in the work place
  • Unit IC: International Workplace and work equipment safety
  • Unit NDI: International application of Health and Safety, theory and practice.

M.Sc. in occupational Health and safety

  • Environmental Assessment and Management
  • Factors Shaping Health and Safety at Work
  • Fundamentals of Strategic Risk Management
  • Health and Safety Within High Risk Industries
  • Managing Health and Safety Processes at Work
  • Occupational Hygiene and Health
  • Occupational Psychology and Ergonomics
  • Occupational Safety and Health Management and Law
  • Research Methodology and Dissertation
  • Safety Technology Module
  • Occupational Health and Hygiene Module
  • Environment Impact and Management
  • The Chemical Environment
  • Management of Physical Agents
  • Critical Thinking
  • Ergonomics & Workplace Psychology

The M.Sc. in occupational Health and Safety has a broad covering that the NEBOSH Diploma.

WINNER: M.Sc. Occupational Health and Safety.

 

BASED ON DURATION

NEBOSH Diploma

NEBOSH Diploma has a minimum of 6 weeks and a maximum of 5 years to be completed

 

M.Sc. in occupational Health and Safety

Minimum of 12 months to 3 years for completion depending on the educational institution.

For easy acquisition base on time factor, NEBOSH diploma takes it.

Winner: NEBOSH Diploma

 

ACCESSIBILITY

NEBOSH Diploma

NEBOSH Diploma is easily accessible. Can be acquired both online and offline. NEBOSH has lots of course providers all over the world which you can enroll with.

M.Sc. in occupational Health and Safety

Can be acquired via class room taught course and E – Learning, but only few schools allow for E – learning. Also there are no course providers, it is strictly base on the educational institution. Moreover, not all educational institute have the course in their curriculum. In some country, you may see the course in one academic institution or none.

Winner: NEBOSH Diploma

 

COST

NEBOSH Diploma is far cheaper when compared to M.Sc. in occupational Health and Safety.

Winner: NEBOSH Diploma

 

POPULARITY

NEBOSH Diploma is more popular that M.Sc. in occupational Health and Safety. More than 70% recruiters place NEBOSH Diploma ahead of M.Sc. in occupational Health and Safety as one of the job requirement.

Winner: NEBOSH Diploma

 

PROFESSIONAL BENEFIT

NEBOSH Diploma

NEBOSH Diploma meets the requirement for graduate membership of IOSH (GradIOSH) and full membership of International Institute of Risk and safety Management (IIRSM).

M.Sc in occupational Health and Safety

Meets the requirement for graduate membership of IOSH (GradIOSH) and full membership of International Institute of Risk and safety Management (IIRSM).

No Winner: Draw

 

ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENT

NEBOSH Diploma

There is no specific enrollment requirement for NEBOSH Diploma, giving lots of professional a chance to acquire the certification.

M.Sc in Occupational Health and Safety

Enrollment criteria includes:

  • At least second class honours degree 2:2 or above, or equivalent qualification, in an appropriate subject.
  • NEBOSH Diploma and NEBOSH international Diploma or other relevant qualifications
  • Those without formal qualifications need to demonstrate three years’ relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level.

 

 

GENERAL WINNER – NEBOSH DIPLOMA

As a professional in the field of Health and Safety, it is good that we understand the trend. M.Sc in Occupational Health and Safety is an amazing program in which every Health and Safety practitioner should aim to achieve. It is in-depth and thorough. It exposes you to a lot of things in the field of Health and Safety, but because of the trend it is better to go for NEBOSH Diploma first before M.Sc in Occupational Health and Safety.

Hence, if you are to choose which one should go first between NEBOSH Diploma and M.Sc. in occupational Health and Safety, choose NEBOSH Diploma.

 

NOTE THAT: NEBOSH Diploma is also a criteria for being admitted for the M.Sc in Occupational Health and Safety program if you lack relevant experience.

 

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