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Postgraduate

Master of Occupational Health and Safety

MOccHlthSfty(Curtin) - MC-OCHLSF Health Sciences
Location Bentley
Study method Full-time or part-time
Study mode Fully online
Intake February or July
Duration 1.5 years full-time

This course builds on the graduate diploma to provide you with strong theoretical and practical occupational health and safety (OHS) skills in a range of disciplines. Your studies will emphasise industry-based assessment and the development of practical skills.

You will develop strong research skills and discover new knowledge and novel ways of solving problems. In your final semester you'll complete an original research project under the guidance of one of our experienced staff.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements 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 safety, or a Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety.

Notes

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

Fees for Australian and New Zealand students

Year Student type Cost
2016 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).

Use the Fee Calculator for an estimate of individual unit fees. There may also be some additional costs. For more information, see other fees and charges.

Professional recognition

This course has national accreditation from the Australian Occupational Health and Safety Education Accreditation Board and international accreditation from the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) (UK). Upon graduating, you are eligible to apply for IOSH membership and certification with the Safety Institute of Australia.

Credit for previous study

Applications for recognition of prior learning (RPL) are assessed on an individual basis.


Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL)

Career opportunities

Employment prospects are excellent, with graduates often earning above average salaries. Graduates 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.