Specialized Master

Specialized Master in Occupational and Technological Risk Management

The Specialized Master’s program in Occupational and Technological Risk Management at IMT Nord Europe trains industrial risk management experts in the sensitive professional and technological context of industrial risk management, and the implementation of PPRT (Plan de Prévention des Risques Technologiques).

Graduates of this program are responsible for strategic analysis, study and design, project management and liaison with prevention organizations.

This program is ranked 5th in the national Eduniversal 2024 ranking in the category master Gestion des Risques Globaux et Industriels


This Specialized Master’s program is an advanced training program designed to develop a set of specific skills in the field of safety management, occupational health and environmental protection. The skills acquired at the end of the course are as follows:

  • Know and apply standards and regulations relating to
  • Safety in the workplace. (Compliance with ICPE regulations)
  • Occupational health.
  • Draw up environmental protection policies to meet regulatory requirements and challenges
  • Conduct audits to assess compliance with QHSE standards and propose corrective actions.
  • Manage safety, occupational health and environmental management projects as part of a continuous improvement process.
  • Keep abreast of legislative and regulatory developments relating to QHSE.
  • Collect and analyze safety, occupational health and environmental data.
  • Anticipate and manage crises (emergencies, accidents, etc.).
  • Be familiar with ethical and CSR standards.

Perspectives and professions

  • HSE Manager
  • QHSE Auditor
  • Risk and Environment Consultant
  • Occupational Safety Engineer
  • Technical Manager
  • Regulatory Compliance Manager
  • Risk Prevention Engineer

These professions can be found in a variety of sectors, including manufacturing, healthcare, energy, environment, construction, aeronautics, agri-food and many others.



  • CTI-accredited engineering degree (Bac+5)
  • Master’s degree M2 (Bac+5)
  • University diplomas at M1 or Maîtrise level (Bac+4) and three years’ professional experience
  • Foreign diplomas of equivalent level (Bac+5)

Admissions process

Application file to be returned before June 7, 2024 and before March 17, 2024 for international candidates.

The application is studied by the academic supervisor and then submitted to an admissions jury, which meets 4 times between March and June.

The candidate is notified by email of the jury’s decision.


Candidature file to be returned before June 7, 2024.

To apply, download the 2024-2025 application form.

For further information: masteres.specialises@imt-nord-europe.fr


The course lasts 12 months:

September to April: alternating 2 weeks at IMT Nord Europe and 2 weeks at the company.

Mid-May to August: full-time internship with a company.

The start of the 2024 session is scheduled for early September 2024.


For this master’s degree, IMT Nord Europe has surrounded itself with high-level experts from the world of industry and lecturers specialized in environmental law (direct collaboration with la faculté de Droit de l’Université d’Artois).

At the end of their studies, students also obtain the Diplôme Universitaire en Expertise Juridique et Technique de l’Environnement from the Université d’Artois.

  • Health & Safety
  • Legislation
  • Environmental Management
  • HSE Management
  • Radiation Protection
  • Toxicology
  • Case studies
  • Environmental law
  • Science applied to ICPE
  • Methodology/risk analysis
  • Risk modeling
  • PHAST training
  • Industrial risk
  • Human and organizational factors in safety
  • Crisis management and prevention planning
  • Crisis communication
  • Industrial risk management linked to economic impact

Jointly supervised by professionals and teacher-researchers

A professional project is prepared as part of an in-company assignment in the form of a professional thesis.

It represents a privileged means of acquiring knowledge and training through research. The topic covered must correspond to a real concern in the company’s needs, and be based on the body of research in the field.

The professional thesis is defended before a jury at the end of the course. The professional thesis and the in-company assignment correspond to 30 ECTS credits.

Head teacher
Alexandre TOMAS

Further information


Application fee: €60 non-refundable.

Tuition fees :

  • €7,500 for young graduates continuing their studies, jobseekers or people financing their own education ;
  • €12,500 for companies

Payable in 3 instalments over the course of the academic year, the 1st instalment paid on enrolment is refundable in the event of visa refusal. Payments can be made by bank transfer or cheque.

Training location

941 Rue Charles Bourseul, 59500 Douai


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