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Occupational Safety and Health
PhD
Doctorate
The doctoral students benefit from ongoing project work in CERIDES (Excellence in Innovation and Technology) at EUC with particular emphasis on safety performance and safety culture in micro firms, human factors and safety cultures in critical infrastructures and risk communication
Occupational Safety and Health
The PhD program in Occupation Safety and Health includes theoretical coursework and research components of theoretical reinforcement through the delivery of three high class fundamental classes and a research part that will concentrate in the area of choice of the candidate.  The program prepares graduates for international careers’ in Academia or as senior researchers and consultants in both private and government organizations. Doctoral students have the opportunity to participate in research projects and other initiatives of CERIDES (Excellence in Innovation and Technology) at our University.

Program Summary

Languages: English
Duration:3 years
Mode of Study:On Campus
ECTS:180

Our graduates work in:

  • Risk Management
  • Public Policy Analysis and Research
  • Health and Safety Consultancy
  • Energy Industry

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Call for Submission of Application for Doctoral Studies
The Ph.D. program of Occupational Safety & Health of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, announces a limited number of places for doctoral studies in the Fall Semester 2021 (commencing October 2021), in one/a combination of the following areas:
  • Emerging Risks in Occupational Safety and Health
  • Disaster Risk Management in SE Mediterranean
Application, supporting material and admission procedure:
  1. The program is offered in English.
  2. Interested applicants are expected to submit a research proposal with their application.
  3. The application is submitted using the special form available from this link
  4. The necessary supporting material accompanying the application are described in the application form.
  5. Last day for submitting applications: 15 June 2021.
  6. The final selection is based on assessment of the applicant’s qualifications and personal interview(s).
For further information, please contact Mrs. Loutsia Nardi at the Office of Admissions at 22713000.
General Information for Doctoral Studies
European University Cyprus announces every academic year a limited number of places for doctoral studies in both Fall and Spring Semester (commencing September and February, respectively). Applications are submitted using the special application form available here link.  All necessary supporting material accompanying the application are described in the application form. Last day for submitting applications:
  • For Fall Semester: Initial deadline: 28 February per year (if positions remain available, additional applications for these positions are accepted by the 30 May and the 31 August per year)
  • For Spring Semester: 1 November per year.
The final selection is based on assessment of the applicant’s qualifications and personal interview(s). For further information, please contact Ms. Loutsia Nardi at the Office of Admissions at 22713000. View Past Dissertation Submissions here View past version of the program here.
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Degree RequirementsECTS
2
Specific Coursework - Courses30
3
Comprehensive Qualifying Examination10
4
Preparation and Submission of a Thesis - Dissertation Proposal
20
5
Ph.D. Project90
6
Ph.D. Thesis - Dissertation30
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Total Requirements180

Doctorate – Occupational Safety and Health

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Specific Coursework - Courses30 ECTS
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CodeCourse TitleECTS
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OSH705
Epistemology of Sciences and Occupational Health and Safety Research Methods
10
4
OSH715Advanced Topics in Safety Management and Risk Contexts10
5
OSH725Special Topics in Occupational Safety and Health10
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Comprehensive Qualifying Examination10 ECTS
1
Preparation and Submission of a Thesis - Dissertation Proposal20 ECTS
1
Ph.D. Project90 ECTS
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Ph.D. Thesis - Dissertation30 ECTS
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