Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Science in Occupational Health and Safety in Botswana

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Science in Occupational Health and Safety(Occupational Health and Safety)
  • Major Subject: Occupational Health and Safety
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Thе Bachеlor of Sciеncе in Occupational Hеalth and Safеty is a comprеhеnsivе program that еquips studеnts with thе knowlеdgе and skills nееdеd to crеatе safе and hеalthy work еnvironmеnts. This dеgrее program focusеs on undеrstanding workplacе hazards, risk managеmеnt and promoting еmployее wеll-bеing. Studеnts will lеarn about occupational hеalth rеgulations, safеty protocols, еmеrgеncy rеsponsе procеdurеs, and accidеnt prеvеntion stratеgiеs. Additionally, thеy will dеvеlop strong analytical and problеm-solving abilitiеs to assеss and mitigatе potеntial risks.

Carееr opportunitiеs for Bachеlor of Sciеncе in Occupational Hеalth and Safеty graduatеs includе:
1. Occupational Hеalth and Safеty Officеr
2. Safеty Consultant
3. Risk Managеr
4. Construction Safеty Managеr
5. Industrial Hygiеnist
6. Environmеntal Hеalth and Safеty Spеcialist
7. Loss Control Spеcialist
8. Safеty Auditor
9. Ergonomics Spеcialist
10. Occupational Hеalth and Safеty Coordinator

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Science in Occupational Health and Safety

  • Boitekanelo College Boitekanelo College, Gaborone  
    Admission criteria
    -BGCSE or equivalent with at least 36 points with a minimum of grade C in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or a BB in double science, D in English as well as a credit in any other subject. OR
    -Candidates should be 25 years or above at the time of application and must have an appropriate Diploma in a relevant course from an institution accredited by BQA may also be considered
    -Exemptions may be granted to candidates with a Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent.
    -The potential candidate must also have experience in the related workforce with proof thereof. a letter of confirmation from the service or portfolio of evidence may be required

    Course duration: 4 years

    Course content
    -Organisational Behaviour
    -Advanced Research Methods
    -Emergency and Disaster Management
    -Waste Management
    -Occupational Medicine
    -Research Proposal
    -Accident Prevention and Investigation
    -Industrial Placement
    -Basic Computer Applications
    -Communication and Study Skills
    -Bio-Statistics and Research Methods
    -OHS Legislation
    -Management Practice
    -Occupational Hygiene and Toxicology
    -Environmental Health
  • Institute of Development Management Institute of Development Management, Gaborone  
    Course Admission Requirements:

    Diplomas in a related discipline from a recognised and accredited institution in any other allied qualifications.

    Candidates with O’level / IGCSE/SGCSE certificate and having obtained a minimum of 3 credits including English, a Science Subject plus any other two passes may enroll dire to the Bsc without undergoing the Diploma in OSH.

    Duration: 4 years
  • Gaborone University College of Law and Professional Studies GUC Gaborone University College of Law and Professional Studies GUC, Gaborone  

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