Bachelor of Science (Hons) Safety, Health and Environmental Management (Top-up)Awarded by: Leeds Beckett University, UK

Programme Objectives

The aim of the course is to provide an education which equips students with a range of competencies which support a career as Health and Safety Practitioners in both the private and public sectors. It is anticipated that such a practitioner will have the ability to make a contribution to their organisation, community, profession and wider society. 

Students will have acquired in-depth knowledge and developed appropriate related skills that are associated with competent Risk Management Strategies and Techniques.

Students successfully completing the programme and the necessary work based experiential learning, and embracing the required professional body assessments, as required by the accrediting professional body, IOSH, will be prepared for the world of work as Health and Safety Practitioners.

Learning Outcomes

Students completing the programme should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a systematic understanding of the key elements of occupational safety and health, some of which will be at the forefront of knowledge;
  • Apply the methods and techniques that they have learned to review, consolidate, extend and use this understanding to carry out projects;
  • Demonstrate conceptual understanding so that they can solve problems, devise and sustain arguments and describe and comment on current research into occupational safety and health;
  • Demonstrate an evidence-based approach and an appreciation of the limits of knowledge;
  • Manage their own research and learning and be continually aware of where the limits of their own knowledge and skills lie;
  • Effectively communicate information, ideas, problems and solutions to the full range of people they will encounter at work

Why Leeds Beckett University

Leeds Beckett University is a modern professional university with ambition.

Based in the vibrant city of Leeds, the biggest financial district outside of London, the University’s vision is to be acknowledged for its commitment to student success, innovation and enterprise, global reach, and strong local impact.

The University’s aspiration is to help create great graduates, exceptional employees, dynamic citizens and enterprising leaders and we work closely with employers and partners to ensure that its graduates are ready for work, ready for life, and ready to seize the opportunities that lie ahead.

Leeds Beckett has around 3,100 staff and more than 32,000 students from almost 100 countries around the world studying for a Leeds Beckett qualification; it contributes an estimated £500 million to the economy every year. The University is proud to be the only university in the UK to hold both the Customer Service Excellence award and the Investors in People Gold standard across the whole institution.

With a 190-year history of education, which began with the founding of the Leeds Mechanics Institute in 1824, Leeds Beckett is proud of its history and excited about its future.

Method of Assessment

A range of assessments are used including examinations, assignments, presentations, portfolios, and laboratory notebooks.


Candidates who successfully complete all of the course requirements will be awarded the Bachelor of Science (Hons) Safety, Health and Environmental Management (Top-up) by Leeds Beckett University (UK).

Professional Accreditations

Ministry of Manpower (MOM) in Singapore
This programme is recognised by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) as one of the qualifications for Workplace Safety and Health Officer (WSHO) registration.

Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)
The course is accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) as meeting the requirements for Graduate Membership. Graduates may then progress to Chartered Membership status on satisfactory completion of appropriate work experience and professional assessments.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Approved Course
The BSc (Hons) Safety Health and Environmental Management (Top-up) programme is under the List of CPD Approved Courses for the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme.

Year 2

Environmental Management

Health and Safety Law in Practice 

Organisation and Safety Management 

Professional Practice (SHEMB) 

Toxicology and Occupational Health and Hygiene

Understanding the Research Process


Year 3

Client-based Study


Hazardous Agents

Hazardous Industries

Honours Project 

Sensible Risk Management



Profile of lecturers and their respective teaching modules:

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 120 (lecture)

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 30 (tutorial/practical)

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Duration & Intakes

 Duration  Commencement  Completion
 Year 2 (24 months)  September 2022  September 2024
 Year 3 (15 months)  May 2022  August 2023

Fees & Structure


 Duration & Structure

 Tuition Fees

 Non-tuition Fees

Year 2 (24 months)

 S$24,824.00  S$700.00 - S$1,900.00

Year 3 (15 months)

 S$15,729.00  S$700.00 - S$1,900.00

Application fees: S$160.50


# All application fees are non-refundable.
# All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
# Local:

  • Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance and fee protection scheme.
  • Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop and fee protection scheme.

# International:

  • Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance, medical examination and administrative fee.

# Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
# Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.

Entry Requirements

All applicants must be of age 18 and above, and meet at least one of the following requirements:

WSQ Advanced Certificate in Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) for Year 2 entry


WSQ Specialist Diploma in Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) for Year 3 entry


Local polytechnic diplomas from a related subject area (including life-sciences and engineering based programmes) that have been formally recognized by the University or are deem to be equivalent


Students who have obtained the relevant qualification (WSQ Specialist Diploma in Workplace Safety and Health) would be granted certain exemptions for level 5. With that, students need to clear the module "Understanding the Research Process" of 3 months duration before being able to proceed to Level 6 (Year 3 equivalent). Total duration is 15 months.


Any one of the following NEBOSH Diplomas for Year 2 entry:
- NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety
- NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety
- NEBOSH International Diploma in Environmental Management
- NEBOSH Diploma in Environmental Management

English Language Requirements

The applicant is required to achieve one of the following:

GCSE Grade C in English Language


IELTS 6.0 


Suitable equivalent

Financial Assistance Scheme

Student loans from the organisations listed below are available to Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents. Please contact the organisations directly to find out how you may benefit from their services.

Study Loans

 Organisation  Contact Number  Website
 TCC Limited  +65 - 6319 3700
 DBS Bank  1800 111 1111
 Maybank  1800 629 2265

For All Programmes (Available in 6 or 12 months)

 Organisation  Contact Number  Website
 Standard Chartered Bank  1800 747 7000
 Maybank  1800 968 2265
 UOB  1800 226 6121
 OCBC  1800 363 3333
 DBS  1800 111 1111
 POSB  1800 339 6666
 Bank of China  1800 669 5566


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Quick Information

Duration of Course
24 months (Year 2)
15 months (Year 3)


Commencement Dates

Part-time Programme
Year 2 Entry: Sep 2022
Year 3 Entry: May 2022

Contact Details

Local students:

+65 6247 9111

International students:
Main Hotline:

+65 6796 7660

+65 6950 6398