Postgraduate Diploma in Health and Safety

Reg. No. 252692
This programme will develop your knowledge of how the industry use different safety procedures so that you may assess their impact on the entire company.
Professional Qualification

This programme is accredited by Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). Graduates of this programme are eligible to apply for Graduate Membership of IOSH.


This programme is conferred by Leeds Beckett University, UK. Health and safety is an integral and important part of any organization – whether you work as an operations manager, office manager, engineer or technician, you will be involved with ensuring a safe working environment for everyone. We will develop your knowledge of how different organisations use varying levels of safety procedures and you will assess their impact on the whole company. This is also a path towards becoming a professional Registered Safety Officer (RSO).

Students have to complete 6 taught modules in 3 semesters, the standard length of study is 12 months. 
Semester One 

  • Ergonomics 
  • Health and Safety Practice 

Semester Two 

  • Occupational Health and Wellbeing 
  • Professional Practice and Development 

Semester Three 

  • Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Sensible Risk Management 

Examination, Coursework, Presentation (as per the requirement of each module) 
Mode of Delivery 
Each taught module consists of face-to-face lectures and tutorials. All classes are scheduled on weekday evenings, Saturdays and/or Sundays. 
Course content is subject to review and changes without prior notice. 

Mode of Study

Part Time

Teaching Mode

Face to face (Classes may need to conducted via online platform depending on epidemic for the sake of students’ safety)

Commencement of Study

Every September

Entry Year

Year 1


12 Months

Entry Requirements
  • Applicants who either have at least a second class honours degree in any discipline with evidence of an aptitude for health and safety or have equivalent experience or training, normally from the work environment.
  • The English requirement for this course is IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5 or a pass in HKCT English Test or equivalent.
  • Applicants who do not satisfy the above entry requirements may be admitted at the discretion of the University through an interview and assessment by a committee.

Total $56,000 (in 3 installments)

1st two instalments $19,000 and 3rd instalment $18,000

Administration Fee: HK$1,500 (Upon 1st instalment)

HKCT Alumni Fee Reduction

  • HKCT former student who has completed a one year programme or above is eligible.
  • 5% of total tuition fee reduction (max $1,000) will be made in the last instalment of tuition fee payment.

Tel: 2276 8514 / 2926 1222


It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.
This programme is operated by Hong Kong College of Technology International Limited.
Tuition fees and government subsidies will be reviewed and adjusted annually on various factors. All tuition fees are subject to the final approval from the Education Bureau.
Hong Kong College of Technology International Limited reserves the right of cancellation of programme and granting offer without prior notice.
This programme is awarded by Leeds Beckett University, UK.