Occupational Health Engineering

SchoolSchool of Public Health
DepartmentDepartment of Occupational Health Engineering
DegreeM.Sc. (Master of Science).

Program Description:

The field of Occupational Health Engineering, as a branch of medical sciences, is a multidisciplinary field. The degree may offer opportunities for the graduates to learn more about the development and implementation of health and safety requirements, anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control of chemical, physical and biological hazards in workplace that could impair the health and well-being of workers and the development of practical and research skills.

The graduates can help in propagating theoretical and practical aspects of occupational health, improving workplace safety and health, promoting public health, implementing policies to promote a safe and healthy work condition, and understanding and managing risks.

The Islamic Republic of Iran is one of countries in the world that offer this course in terms of the educational excellence, scientific product relevant to occupational health and providing services concerning safety and health issues in the workplace. The main mission of the course is preparing students to be responsible for the recognition, evaluation, and control of chemical, physical and biological hazards in workplaces.




Expected Competencies at the End of the Program  

 General Competencies*

 Specific Competencies and Skills

At the end of the program learners will be competent in the following skills:

  • Organizing data and information
  • Writing scientific reports
  • Conducting practical research
  • Using standard methods and specialized equipment
  • Working in professional environment and improving ability to work with people 

Admission Requirements

General Requirement: To apply for this program, you will need to fulfill a number of requirements, which can be found in the Graduate Admission Requirements.

Specific Requiremetns:  Holding a Bachelor’s degree (B.Sc.) in Occupational Health Engineering received in Iran or abroad

The eligible candidate should have successfully completed an approved related Degree program and should be proficient in English or Persian.

Admission Deadline

Tehran University of Medical Sciences has a rolling application system and reviews student applications all year round.

However, the deadline for the September intake is June 31.

Education Fees and Yearly Expenses

For complete and comprehensive information about fees and expenses, please refer to the Education Fees and Yearly Expenses section.

Duration: 2.5 years


Courses and number of credits:


Compensatory:                        21credits

Special Courses:                          27 credits

Thesis:                                          5  credits

Total:                                            32 credits

Program Curriculum

For more information, please download the Program Curriculum of  Occupational Health Engineering


Contact Information:

In case of any inquiries, you can contact the Office of International representative of the Department of Occupational Health Engineering Tehran University of Medical Sciences through the following:

Contact Person: : Dr. Farideh Golbabaei

Tel.:  (+98 21) 88951390

Email  : fgolbabaei@sina.tums.ac.ir

Address: Department of Occupational Health Engineering, School of Public Health (SPH), Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS), Engheleb Square, Tehran, Iran

To contact the Office of International Admissions, please use the following information:

Tel.: (+98 21) 8890 2090-93, Ext.: 169

Email: admission@tums.ac.ir

Address: No. 21, Dameshgh St., Vali-e Asr Ave., Tehran 1416753955, Iran

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