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Master’s Degree in Occupational Health and Safety


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Specialize in occupational risks in the business environment, make the resources of safety and health at work profitable and implement preventive measures to improve the welfare of workers and prevent accidents and occupational diseases


Master’s degree in line with the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

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Why study the Master’s Degree in Occupational Health and Safety?

  • Solid multidisciplinary training with the collaboration of experts from different legal, medical, technical and sociological fields that guarantees the correct training of professionals.
  • Specialised training which meets the demand of professionals in the prevention area.
  • Small groups (maximum 25 people).
  • Teaching staff backed by proven teaching and research excellence.
  • Importance of labour risk prevention in a society that pursues the wellbeing and protection of the workers’ health.

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Training in competencies


From which degrees can I access the Master’s Degree in Occupational Health and Safety?

  • Graduates, general graduates
  • Engineers and technical engineers
  • Architects and technical architects

What will I be able to work in when I finish the Master’s Degree in Occupational Health and Safety?

  • Prevention services in companies and institutions
  • Prevention services for others
  • Mutual insurance companies for accidents at work and occupational diseases
  • Specialized prevention consultancies
  • Joint prevention services
  • Labor administration
  • Health administration
  • Trade unions and employers’ organisations, etc.

Learning outcomes / Competencies

Consult the learning outcomes (study programme 7352)

Consult the competencies (study programme 229)

Access and admission

Access requirements

To be admitted to the official Master's Degree courses, students must hold an official university degree issued by a higher education institution in the European Higher Education Area or in other countries which entitles them to access Master's degree courses in the country issuing the degree. 

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Specific criteria for the Master's degree

The Master's Academic Committee is ultimately responsible for determining admission. 

If demand exceeds the number of places available, students will be admitted to this Master's Degree according to the following scale:

  • Average qualification of the university entrance qualification: up to 40 points. 
    It will be calculated taking into account the corrective indices between average grades/marks of degrees prepared and applied by the Public University of Navarre in various calls, including those corresponding to research grants.
  • Professional activity developed in occupational risk prevention: up to 25 points
  • Additional training in occupational risk prevention taken during the degree (mainly optional or free choice subjects, as well as extraordinary courses organized by a university) or later: up to 25 points
  • Curriculum vitae (especially languages or the obtaining of collaboration scholarships): up to 10 points

Students who register for the Master's Degree in Risk Prevention must take out private insurance to cover possible contingencies in travel and visits to companies organized by the Master's program as part of their academic activity.

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