This Master’s Degree aims to respond to a need and to a foreseeable demand of the labor society and work centers of the counties of Tarragona, arising from the publication in Official State Gazzet (BOE) no. 27, dated January 31, 1997, of the Regulation of Prevention Services, approved by Royal Decree 39/1997, of 17 January.

The MPRL is an official university master’s degree aimed at university graduates who want to train in the field of occupational risk prevention. A university degree is required at the level of diploma, bachelkor’s degree or degree. The Master’s degree includes the three specialties: occupational safety, industrial hygiene and ergonomics and applied psychosociology. The participation of the student in a period of practices is also ensured to complete their training, of a total duration of 225 hours, in work centers with which specific collaboration agreements have been established.

We are convinced that this initiative of the Rovira i Virgili University will have the echo that the society of our counties demands. The success of this Master’s Degree will increase the quality of the occupational risk prevention services of the work centers and, therefore, it will have collaborated to reduce, by means of prevention, work-related accidents and occupational diseases, as well as the causes that cause them.


The title will allow you to practice as a Senior Technician in Occupational Risk Prevention, as established by Royal Decree 39/1997, which approves the Regulation of Prevention Services, in prevention services of companies and institutions, services of prevention of others, joint prevention services, mutual accidents and occupational diseases, consultancies, labor administration, health, etc.


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There are no double degrees in the Master’s Degree in Occupational Risk Prevention.