Master of Occupational Health and Safety
Full-time or part-time
Online - find out more
|Intake||February or July|
|Duration||1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
This course is designed to develop your passion for the field and inspire your vision of creating a safer and healthier workplace for workers and the community. Our graduates are creative, innovative, confident and progressive individuals capable of and committed to upholding the standards and ethical values of the profession.
In this course you will develop strong theoretical and practical OHS skills and discover new knowledge and novel ways of solving problems. In your final semester you will complete an original research project under the guidance of one of our experienced staff.
It is possible to exit this course with a Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety or a Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety once you have completed certain units.
Please note: These courses are not available to international students studying in Australia. International students can only take this course externally (online) in their country of origin.
Admission criteria for Australian and New Zealand students
A bachelor degree with a health, science or management-related background and 18 months subsequent work experience in occupational health and
English language proficiency
|IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)|
|Overall band score||6.5|
Other qualifications may also satisfy our English language admission criteria. Please view our English language requirements page to find out more.
You will require regular access to a computer and the Internet to complete off-campus units.
Full-time study is offered subject to availability of units.
Fees for Australian and New Zealand students
|2018||Domestic fee paying Domestic fee-paying - A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government. Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees.||$22,600*|
Fees are indicative first year only.
* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. 300 credits are needed to graduate from this course. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).
The course is recognised by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) (UK). Upon graduating, graduates are eligible to apply for IOSH membership and for certification with the Safety Institute of Australia.
Applications for credit for recognised learning (CRL) are assessed on an individual basis.
Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL)
Occupational health and safety graduates can gain employment in a variety of industries including mining, oil, gas, manufacturing and construction. There is also demand for graduates in corporate, government, health and academic sectors.
With the stringent legislative requirements for health and safety in the workplace, and the increase in resources and commodity prices expected to continue, future demand for tertiary qualified occupational health and safety professionals is expected to be high.
More information about Occupational Health and Safety
This course is only available to international students studying outside of Australia.