Safety at Work (3+1+1)

Study program Safety at Work (3+2)

Study program: Safety at Work
Faculty: Faculty of Safety Engineering
Degree: Master’s degree / graduate / second cycle
Location: Sveti Nikole or Bitola, Republic of North Macedonia
Duration of study: 2 year (4 semesters)
Condition: to have graduated with at least 180 ECTS
Courses: 16 (Including Master’s Thesis and Training Practice)
ECTS of the program: 120
ECTS after completion: 300
Awarded degree: Мaster in Safety at Work
Tuition fee per year for international students: EUR 2030 for the fourth year, EUR 2030 for the fifth year

Safety at work (or occupational safety and health), refers to preventive application of certain measures and regulations related to the safety in the workplace. On this faculty, you will learn to identify the occupational hazards in the workplace, the ways of dealing with them and the ways of eliminating them.

The goal of OSH (Occupational safety and health) is to create a safe working environment that pays attention to preventing workplace injuries, occupational diseases and accidents – by reducing the risks.

This is a two-year second-cycle study program (120 ECTS), and only students who have graduated with at least 180 ECTS can be enrolled. There are 16 courses within the two-year studies and students are obliged to pass them.

Each semester has required and elective courses. When there are two elective courses in a semester the student chooses only one. Additionally, the study program includes practical classes, preparation of a master’s thesis, and finally the defense of a master’s thesis.

Upon completing the studies and the defense of the master’s thesis, the student is awarded with a Мaster in safety at work degree.

Faculty of Safety Engineering
Study program Safety at work
Master studies, 300 ECTS
1. Safety Engineering Required 8 240
2. Reliability and Systems Safety Required 8 240
3. Safety in Technological Systems Required 8 240
4. Ergonomic Design Elective 6 210
5. Safety of Strategic Energetic Objects Elective 6 210
6. Machine Safety Required 8 240
7. Engineering Economics Required 8 240
8. Toxicology Required 8 240
9. Academic Writing Elective 6 210
10. Business Psychology Elective 6 210
1. Projecting and Management of Systems for Safety at Work Required 8 240
2. Safety Regulations in the Workplace Required 8 240
3. Maintenance Management Required 8 240
4. Project Management Elective 6 210
5. Electricity Protection Elective 6 210
6. Training Practice Required 8 240
7. Master’s Thesis Required 8 240
8. Workplace Safety in Human Resource Management Required 8 240
9. Methodology and Scientific Theory Elective 6 210
10. Organizational Management Elective 6 210


Enrollment requirements

We can only enroll students who have graduated with at least 240 ECTS for the one-year study program, or 180 ECTS for the two-year study program.

The students should prepare all of the required documents, which depend on the country they come from. The international students may need to submit their Bachelor’s degree certificates for nostrification at the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of North Macedonia. This should be done at least a month before applying for enrollment at our university.

The admissions process does not include entrance exams at the graduate level.

Required documents for international students

When applying for admission to second cycle, candidates should submit the following documents:

For international students additional documents might be necessary. Documents for applications can be submitted at the International Slavic University “G. R. Derzavin” in Sveti Nikole, at the following address “Marshal Tito” No. 77 , and Bitola at the following address “Novachki pat” No. 16.

Tuition fees

The tuition fee per year for international students is EUR 2030 for the fourth year, and EUR 2030 for the fifth year. International students pay the whole amount of the yearly tuition fee at the beginning of each academic year.

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