Master's Degree in Occupational Risk Prevention

General

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Program Description

Master's degree website: href = "https://psicologia.ucm.es/prevencion-de-riesgos-laborales

General administrative inquiries: General Information Service. E-mail: informacion@ucm.es

Specific academic consultations: Mr. Francisco Gil Rodríguez (Coordinator). E-mail: fgil@psi.ucm.es

  • Type of education: Face-to-face.
  • Number of new entry places offered: 40
  • Total credits: 90
  • Languages taught: Spanish.
  • Indicative price: 45.02 euros per credit (for Spaniards, community foreigners and those who have legal status as residents in Spain) and 84.07 euros per credit for other students.
  • Master's Scholarship: see relevant information here .

goals

The general objective of the University Master 's Degree is to provide students with the general and specific knowledge and competences required for the development of professional activity in this area in accordance with the regulations applicable to the higher-level functions described in Art. 35 of Royal Decree 39/1997, which approves the Regulation of Prevention Services.

Upon completion of their studies, students will have acquired the scientific, technical and instrumental knowledge required by their professional activity: risk assessment; evaluation of risks associated with physical and mental burden and correct redesign of working conditions; evaluation, prevention and intervention before the different psychosocial problems that may occur in the organization; evaluation of risks associated with hygienic factors; evaluation of risks associated with safety factors; planning of preventive activity, and all those other competences of the Higher Technician in Occupational Risk Prevention in the three specialties: Industrial Hygiene, Safety at Work and Ergonomics and Applied Psychosociology.

On the other hand, the University Master will allow:

  • Laying the foundations to promote multi-professional and interdepartmental, scientific / academic and advanced professional collaboration.
  • Provide adequate knowledge for prevention management in an organization, as well as interaction with other organizations and institutions.
  • Adjusting to professional profiles, taking into account the national and European labor market; professional, business and union associations; university experience and professional lines of research that are implemented in occupational risk prevention.

Academic year 2020-21

Course 1

Code

Subject

Character

Credits

Offered

608816

Legal Scope of Prevention

Compulsory

4.0

Yes

608823

Ergonomics and Applied Psychosociology

Compulsory

5.0

Yes

608824

Evaluation and Intervention in Ergonomic Risks

Compulsory

5.0

Yes

608825

Assessment and Intervention in Psychosocial Risks

Compulsory

5.0

Yes

608815

Fundamentals of Techniques to Improve Working Conditions

Compulsory

2.0

Yes

608817

Management of prevention of occupational hazards

Compulsory

4.0

Yes

608821

Industrial hygiene

Compulsory

7.0

Yes

608822

Work Medicine

Compulsory

2.0

Yes

608826

Methodology Applied to Prevention

Compulsory

2.0

Yes

608819

Other Actions in the Area of Occupational Risk Prevention

Compulsory

3.0

Yes

608831

External Practices

External Practices

12.0

Yes

608820

Work Safety I

Compulsory

7.0

Yes

608818

Related Techniques

Compulsory

2.0

Yes

Course 2

Code

Subject

Character

Credits

Offered

608830

Safety Conditions in Workplaces

Compulsory

6.0

Yes

608828

Physical and Biological Risks

Compulsory

6.0

Yes

608827

Chemical hazards

Compulsory

6.0

Yes

608829

Work Safety II

Compulsory

6.0

Yes

608832

Final Master's Project

Final Master's Project

6.0

Yes

Recipients

  • National and foreign students, belonging to the EHEA, who prove to be in possession of the title of Bachelor, Degree or University Diploma.
  • Foreign students not belonging to the EHEA who have a university degree approved by the Ministry of Education in Spain, or those who have received permission to access in the Validation Bureau of this University.

Why study this master?

The reasons that justify the existence of this University Master's Degree , at a time like the present one, are several:

  • Strong social demand that exists for PRL Technicians effectively prepared.
  • Important role that Psychology develops within the specialty of Ergonomics and Psychosociology.
  • Participation of university professors, with extensive professional experience, both in Psychology and in other UCM faculties, experts in the areas of Occupational Medicine, Occupational Safety and Industrial Hygiene.
  • Regulatory changes applicable to the training of higher level professionals, so that to practice as a Higher Technician in PRL it is compulsory to take the University Master's Degree.

Admission requirements for masters

Non-enabling university masters

  • Be in possession of any of the following titles:
    • Spanish official university degree .
    • Title issued by an institution of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and empowering in the country of issue for access to Master's education.
    • Title of educational systems outside the EHEA that empowers in the country of issuance for access to Master's education, homologated or declared equivalent to the degree and academic level of Degree or Degree by the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training . In case of lacking the mentioned homologation or equivalency, it will be necessary to have authorization or access permission granted by this University.
  • Or be carrying out studies leading to the obtaining of any of the previous degrees during the course in which the pre-registration is carried out and be in a position to prove the obtaining of the same before the date established in the corresponding call (see href = "https: //www.ucm.es/requisitos-de-admision-a-masteres ).
  • In addition, students from foreign educational systems, whose mother tongue is different from Spanish, must prove level B2 of the Spanish language (or higher) .
  • Specific requirements that any of the requested masters may have. You can consult it by accessing the website of the Master itself.
Last updated Oct 2020

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