program synopsis

Successful organisations treat their employees as valuable assets and with increasing cut throat competition and emphasis laid on human resource policies and practices, safety and health of employees cannot be ignored for the success of business entities. Employers are being called upon to strengthen the need to better equip themselves with tools that effectively guard their employees against occupational hazards, including psychosocial ones.

The program will expand your knowledge and skills in a variety of disciplinary approaches. This programme differs from other programmes, which integrate Occupational safety and health (OSH) and management perspective. The programme has strengths in a number of areas including occupational hygiene, hazard management, OSH management systems development and evaluation. You will also explore legislation and regulations applicable to occupational health and safety. Our program incorporates experiential learning concepts with project-based learning and provides hands-on experience, ensuring students graduate with real-world’ experience.

The programme providing improved career prospects and advancement in the variety of industries including mining, oil, gas, manufacturing, construction, hotels, marine and aviation industries and many others. There is also demand for graduates in corporate, government, health and academic sectors. OSH professionals work alongside with other professional in the organisation to ensure a safe and healthy working environment.

Credits

126

Time to Complete

15 sem

Entry requirements

Senior Secondary/High School Certificate Examination (SS/HSCE) or West African Senior Secondary School Certificate (WASSCE).

program structure

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Year 4
  • Year 5
semester
course title
course code
credit hour
1ST
learning skills for 21st Century
OUMH1603
3
PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT
BBPP1103
3
2ND
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
BBPB2103
3
MATHEMATICS FOR MANAGEMENT
BBMP1103
3
3RD
ENGLISH FOR WRITTEN COMMUNICATION
OUMH1203
3
MARKETING MANAGEMENT I
BBPM2103
3
semester
course title
course code
credit hour
1ST
THINKING SKILLS AND PROBLEM SOLVING
SBFS1103
3
PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS
BBEK1103
3
2ND
ENGLISH FOR ORAL COMMUNICATION
OUMH1303
3
FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
BBAW2103
3
3RD
PLANNING, RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION OF HR
BBPR2103
3
semester
course title
course code
credit hour
1ST
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT I
BBPW3103
3
PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS
BBEK4203
3
2ND
PRINCIPLES OF CORPORATE COMMUNICATION
ABCR2103
3
HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
BBDH4103
3
3RD
EMPLOYMENT AND INDUSTRIAL LAW
BBUI3103
3
PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL
BBNP4103
3
semester
course title
course code
credit hour
1ST
INTRODUCATION TO GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING
HBEF3703
3
ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR
BBGO4103
3
2ND
ELEMENTARY STATISTICS
SBST1303
3
CHANGE MANAGEMENT
BBMC4103
3
3RD
CROSS-CULTURAL MANAGEMENT
BBSB4103
3
CAREER PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
BBCP4103
3
semester
course title
course code
credit hour
1ST
INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
BBIH4103
3
HAZARD MANAGEMENT
BBSH4103
3
2ND
COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT STATISTICS
BBCM4103
3
INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
BBHI4103
3
3RD

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