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Master in Occupational Risk Prevention

Graduate School of Engineering and Basic Sciences

Escuela de Ingeniería y Ciencias Básicas
Direction
Prof. Jesús R. Mercader Uguina
Deputy Direction
Prof. Ana Belén Muñoz Ruiz.
Coordination
Regular Teaching: Prof. Susana Barcelón Cobedo, Master's Thesis: Virtudes Iglesias Martínez, Internship: Prof. Ana María Moreno Márquez
Language
Spanish
Attendance
On-campus
Credits
60
Campus
Madrid - Puerta de Toledo
Applications

 Opening December 1st 

☛  Places available: 40

Departments
Private Social and International Law

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    It is a Professional Master as it enables to practice the profession of Superior Technician in Occupational Risk Prevention.

    You will pursue the 3 Prevention specialties (Workplace Safety, Occupational Health and Ergonomics and Applied Psychosociology) during the same academic year. And all of these with guaranteed professional working practices.

    The teachers of the Master (responsible for prevention of prominent companies, Labor Inspectors, Technicians of the Institute of Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (INSSBT)) are specialists in specific matters (noise, explosive atmospheres, confined spaces, electrical risk, disorders musculoskeletal, workplace harassment, stress, design of jobs, among others).

    In-person classes are dynamic and include multi-disciplinary teams. The teaching method is based on a combination of theoretical classes with workshops and practical cases, and because the student profile is diverse (engineers, psychologists, physicians, graduates in law, labour relations, etc.), you will form a part of a multi-disciplinary work team.

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    🎥 │ First Online meeting of Master’s degree in Occupational Risk Prevention - April 28, 2020 World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    🎥 │ Master’s degree in Occupational Risk Prevention

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    reasons to study master in Occupational Risk Prevention

    Master in Occupational Risk Prevention

    │MASTER IN NUMBERS

    • ☛ 1st place in the Ranking "El Mundo" 15.06.2017
    • ☛ Trajectory: +20 years of teaching
    • ☛ Quality of teaching +4 points out of 5
    • ☛ Faculty with +10 years of professional experience
    • ☛ 94.4% of students have found work (Class of 2018, UC3M Guidance and Employment Service)
    • ☛ Own job exhange with more than 100 collaborating companies
    • ☛ 94.7% of graduates recommend it and 100% would study this Master again
  • CURRICULUM
  • FACULTY

    One of the strongest features of the University Master's degree in Occupational Risk Prevention is its teaching staff (approximately 78 teachers) almost half of whom have doctorates and all of whom have extensive experience in the field of occupational health.

    Many of the teachers are attached to the Social Law, Engineering and Materials Science and Chemical Engineering departments of the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. The remaining staff are INSSBT experts, Work Inspectors, prevention officials of public authorities and leading companies in occupational risk prevention etc.

    UC3M FACULTY

    • AZNAR JIMÉNEZ, ANTONIO 
      Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Chemical Engineering
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • BARCELÓN COBEDO, SUSANA
      Department of Social Law and Private International
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • CARRERO DOMÍNGUEZ, CARMEN
      Department of Social Law and Private International
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • DESDENTADO BONETE, AURELIO
      Honorific Professor
      TRIBUNAL SUPREMO
    • FORTES MARTÍN, ANTONIO
      Department of Public Law of the State
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • GARCÍA SALAS, ANA ISABEL
      Department of Social Law and Private International
      Hired PhD Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • MERCADER UGUINA, JESÚS R.
      Department of Social Law and Private International
      Full Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • MORENO MÁRQUEZ, ANA MARÍA
      Department of Social Law and Private International
      Hired PhD Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • MORENO MOLINA, ÁNGEL
      Department of Public Law of the State
      Full Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • MORENO SOLANA, AMANDA
      Department of Social Law and Private International
      Visiting Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • MUÑOZ RUIZ, ANA BELÉN
      Department of Social Law and Private International
      Visiting Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • NAVAS-PAREJO ALONSO, MARTA
      Department of Social Law and Private International
      Visiting Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • SIRVENT GARCÍA, JORGE
      Department of Private Law
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV

    EXTERNAL FACULTY

    • ANGULO ANGULO, JOSE MANUEL​
      Director of Prevention and Environment
      MICHELIN ESPAÑA PORTUGAL, S.A.
    • ARAGÓN GÓMEZ, CRISTINA​
      Hired PhD Professor
      PhD of Labor Law and Social Security
      UNED
    • ARNAIZ LÓPEZ, ELENA
      Interim Technology Professor
      INSTITUTO JUAN RAMON JIMÉNEZ DE MADRID
    • ARRABAL CANET, JOSÉ LUIS
      Occupational Health Coordinator
      UNED
    • BARCELÓN COBEDO, DANIEL
      Director of Safety and Health
      CBRE REAL ESTATE, S.A.
    • BENITEZ GONZÁLEZ, JUAN ANTONIO
      Director of the Occupational Risk Prevention Management Department
      CENTRO NACIONAL DE NUEVAS TECNOLOGÍAS
      INSTITUTO NACIONAL DE SEGURIDAD Y SALUD EN EL TRABAJO, O.A.M.P.
      INSTITUTO NACIONAL DE SEGURIDAD Y SALUD EN EL TRABAJO
    • BERLANA LLORENTE, TANIA
      Chief Coordinator of Prevention Services
      MINISTERIO DE INDUSTRIA, COMERCIO Y TURISMO
    • BERMEJO BERMEJO, MARTA
      Head of Health Surveillance and Occupational Medicine Unit
      CONSEJO SUPERIOR DE INVESTIGACIONES CIENTÍFICAS (CSIC)
      MINISTERIO DE CIENCIA, INNOVACIÓN Y UNIVERSIDADES
    • CARNERO LÓPEZ, ANA MARÍA
      Superior Technician in Occupational Risk Prevention
      CSIC PREVENTION SERVICE IN MADRID​
      CSIC
    • DURÁ RAMOS, SOL
      Head of the Occupational Risk Prevention Service
      AGENCIA ESTATAL CONSEJO SUPERIOR DE INVESTIGACIONES CIENTÍFICAS PARA COMUNIDAD VALENCIANA Y REGIÓN DE MURCIA
    • ENA VENTURA, TERESA
      Head of the Training and Labour Orientation Department
      IES. LÁZARO CÁRDENAS
      CONSEJERÍA EDUCACIÓN MADRID
    • GARCÍA SAN SEGUNDO, LUIS JAVIER
      Prevention Services Coordinator
      DIRECCIÓN GENERAL DE CARRETERAS
      MINISTERIO DE FOMENTO
    • GÓMEZ-CANO HERNÁNDEZ, MANUEL
      Member of the Committee on Industrial Safety and Occupational Risk Prevention
      COLEGIO OFICIAL DE INGENIEROS INDUSTRIALES DE MADRID​
    • GONZÁLEZ JIMENEZ, CARMEN​
      Technician in Occupational Risk Prevention
      SERVICIO DE PREVENCIÓN CONTRATADO IBERIA L.A.E.
    • GONZÁLEZ MAESTRE, DIEGO
      Manager of Occupational Health and Safety
      IBERIA, L.A.E., S.A. OPERADORA, SOCIEDAD UNIPERSONAL
    • GONZÁLEZ ORTEGA, SANTIAGO
      PhD Universidad de Bolonia
      UNIVERSIDAD PABLO DE OLAVIDE DE SEVILLA
    • GUERRERO GÓMEZ, FERNANDO
      Director of Safety, Prevention and Environment
      IMBISA
    • IGLESIAS MARTÍNEZ, VIRTUDES
      Service Inspector
      MINISTERIO DE INDUSTRIA, COMERCIO Y TURISMO
    • JIMENO MORENO, RAFAEL
      Director of EHS
      EXIDE/TUDOR
    • MARTÍN DOMINGO, TOMÁS
      UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA DE MADRID
    • MARTÍN GARCÍA DE CELIS, MIGUEL
      Client Partner
      ALEXANDER HUGHES
    • MASOLIVER MACAYA, ALFONSO
      General Manager
      AUDELCO
    • MORILLO VELÁZQUEZ, JOSÉ LUIS
      Head of Group Prevention of Occupational Risks
      QUIRON-PREVENCION
    • QUIROS PRIEGO, JOAQUÍN JESÚS
      Prevention Service Technician
      CONSEJO SUPERIOR DE INVESTIGACIONES CIENTÍFICAS
      MINISTERIO DE CIENCIA INNOVACIÓN Y UNIVERSIDADES
    • SÁNCHEZ ARIZA, MIGUEL​ FRANCISCO
      Head of Industrial Safety and Corporate Prevention
      GRUPO NATURGY
    • SÁNCHEZ DE LA ARENA, MIGUEL ÁNGEL
      Labour and Social Security Inspector
      INSPECCIÓN DE TRABAJO Y DE LA SEGURIDAD SOCIAL DE MADRID
    • SANZ HERRERO, FÉLIX​
      Health, Safety and Wellbeing manager
      VODAFONE ESPAÑA​
    • USERA MENA, FERNANDO
      Head of the Biosafety and Radioprotection Service
      CENTRO NACIONAL DE BIOTECNOLOGÍA (CSIC)
    • VÉLEZ LEAL, LUIS
      Head of the Specialised Unit for Health and Safety at Work
      DIRECCIÓN ESPECIAL DE INSPECCIÓN DE TRABAJO Y SEGURIDAD SOCIAL
      (MINISTERIO DE TRABAJO, MIGRACIONES Y SEGURIDAD SOCIAL)
  • ADMISSION
    • ADMISSION

      Application

      The request is made electronically through our application. Before starting the admission process it is important to consult the supporting information that we offer below:

      Requirements

      The Master's course is aimed at graduates, diploma holders and engineers (diploma and degree levels) and is designed to assist these professionals in their specialization in the field of Occupational Risk Prevention and increase their opportunities in the job market.

       

      Admission criteria

      In their selection process, the Committee will take into account the following criteria and relative weighting:

      ADMISSION CRITERIA %
      Academic record* 25%
      Calibre of the university of origin** 15%
      Linguistic ability 10%
      Testimonials and references 10%
      Personal motivation 10%
      Other study experience within the scope of the Master's course*** 20%
      Professional and/or research experience consistent with the content and aims of the Master's degree 10%

      *Examination grades and if appropriate degree final dissertation.

      **Calibre based on national and international rankings. In the case of universities which are not included in any ranking, the committee will make enquiries regarding the Department (institute /Centre where the applicant's qualification was obtained) and award its own ranking.

      ***In particular additional academic training linked to the practice of law.

      Following evaluation of the case, the master's administration office will send prospective students a letter informing them of their provisional admission to the course.

      Language requirements

      Check the general language requirements required to study a Master’s at UC3M, depending on whether it is in Spanish, English or bilingual.

      students with foreign university degrees

      Once admitted to the Master’s, students with university degrees issued by a higher education institution belonging to an educational system outside the EHEA, must provide, for enrolment, the diploma, legalized by diplomatic procedures or by means of The Hague Apostille. They must also submit the transcript of records, with the grade point average, duly legalized.

      More information about Legalization of Foreign Documents.

      If needed, documents must be accompanied by an official sworn translation into Spanish.

    • ENROLLMENT

      fees *

      2021-2022 Academic year

       

      Reservation fee: €600 

      • it will be paid once the student receives notification of admission to the master’s, and deducted from the first tuition payment
      • the reservation fee will only be refunded if the master program is cancelled

      60 ECTS in the first academic year:

      • EU students: €5,700 (€95/ECTS)
      • Non EU students: €9,000 (€150/ECTS)

       

      ✎│Programme’s fees


      Note: The registration fee covers the costs of registering, teaching, use of the library and other University facilities, teaching material provided during the course, as well as the practical experience of specialities in companies.

      The 2021-2022 course will depend on at least 18 students registering for the master's course.


      NOTE: The enrolment fees do not include the cost of issuing the master’s degree certificate.

       


      * Pending approval by the Community of Madrid for the academic year 21/22

      Additional information

      • You may enrol on the master’s degree after completing the admission process and receiving formal confirmation of your acceptance.
      • When performing the enrolment you can choose between Full-time enrolment or Part-time enrolment.
      • The email address provided upon enrolment will be used for formal communications; students are therefore kindly requested to check their mail regularly.
      • Pursuant to the regulations of the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, a student failing to pay any part of the fees will not be admitted and the enrolment process will be terminated. In cases of cancellation of enrolment due to non-payment, the University may demand the payment of the pending amounts for enrolment in previous academic courses as a prior condition of enrolment.
        No diploma or certificate will be issued if a student has any outstanding payments.

      ✎│Enrolment master’s programmes

      ✎│ECTS credits recognition

  • SCHOLARSHIPS

    UC3M GRANTS FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022

    CALL AM01-21/22 *

    For the academic year 2021-2022 a call has been published for a maximum of 5 grants for payment of the net enrolment fees for students accepted into the Master’s, with the following provision:

    • 5 grants of € 1,500

    To apply, you must have completed the application for admission to the Master’s.

     

    Application deadline: 31st May 2021

    Resolutions: February, April and June 2021


    * The number of grants and amounts specified in the Annex to the notice may vary depending on the conditions of the candidates who apply for them. They may not even be allocated if decided so by the Selection Committee for each programme.
     

    Grants

    ☛ UC3M e-bulletin (BOEL) in Spanish

    General information on grants and scholarships

    For more information on specific grants of interest awarded by UC3M and by other agencies or organisations.

    🎓 Grants to study a University Master’s

  • PRACTICAL INFORMATION

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    MASTER’S COURSE SCHEDULE

    Check the Master’s schedule (Academic Year 2020/2021)

    IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ACADEMIC YEAR 2020/21

    The Master in Occupational Risk Prevention will be taught ON CAMPUS*. The schedule will be published shortly under the “Practical Information” tab.
    Students must attend in a Synchronous Online Teaching system the sessions that may be determined to ensure the prevention and social distancing measures in classrooms. All students must have the necessary equipment to follow classes remotely (device with internet connection and webcam. See Student’s Guide). Due to the restrictions in the use of computer rooms on Campus it may be necessary to take your own computer equipment for its use in the classroom.
    UC3M has a laptop loan program for students who need it.

    * Students that cannot attend to on Campus classes at the beginning of the academic year, due to difficulties or delays obtaining their visas, border closures, or similar issues, will be able to follow classes in a Synchronous Online Teaching system until they are able to arrive to on Campus classes.

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    VIRTUAL SECRETARIAT

    Access to Virtual Secretariat

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    Material Resources of the programme

    Madrid - Puerta de Toledo Campus

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    complaints and suggestions

    General Registry Office

    Contact mailbox 

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    Employability

    Access to Employment and internships

  • INTERNSHIPS

    In accordance with the Regulation on Prevention Services (RD 39/1997 of 17 January) each student is required to undergo an external work placement with a company or firm in order to acquire the requisite professional experience to complete their training as Occupational Risk Prevention Expert.

    The work experience in the University Master's degree is covered by the subject External Work Placement with specialties with a value of 9 ECTS credits which amounts to 195 hours, with a further 30 hours for a descriptive report of the experience.

    The work placement will be, in the morning, with one of the companies or organizations that collaborate with the Master’s degree:

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    Students working in occupational risk prevention may carry out their work experience in the same company.

     

    What are the professional skills acquired by students through their work experience?

    Master's professional competencies