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Master of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management

Apply to this course through Open Universities Australia.

Available to:
Domestic students only.
Location:
  • Open Universities Australia
Duration:
1.5 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Domestic Students An Australian or New Zealand citizen, or Australian permanent resident or permanent humanitarian visa holder

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Description

This Masters degree is far more than just an occupational health and safety course. In addition to learning about:

  • hazard identification
  • risk assessment
  • applying control measures and monitoring their effectiveness

you will also study:

  • environmental assessment and modelling
  • environmental and safety law
  • auditing
  • epidemiology
  • research methods
  • managerial skills and business administration issues.

Students will also conduct a research project that will give them specialised knowledge and expertise in a particular field.

The course is offered online through Open Universities Australia.

A Masters degree in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management (OHSEM) is in high demand thanks to the recent introduction of national legislation and the increasing focus on ensuring OHSEM and Work Health and Safety (WHS) requirements are met in organisations.

Course Duration

1.5 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Campus Availability and Study Mode

  • Open Universities Australia (Online) - (Application not available)

Study mode definitions

Attendance: Face-to-face and/or via video conference, at an ACU campus or another location.

Multi-mode: A combination of Online and Attendance (including examinations, practicums, residentials, etc.).

Online: Fully online (including assessments).

Deferment, Credit Points & Course Units

Deferment Postponing the start date of this course.

No deferment available.

Credit Points Numerical values attached to each unit (subject) or component of a course. At ACU, one unit is normally 10 credit points.

120

Exit Point

A student who has completed the requirements prescribed for the Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management or Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management may exit from the course with the relevant award.

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings

Start Dates for 2015

Open Universities Australia
  • Study Period 1 (SP1) – February
  • Study Period 2 (SP2) – May
  • Study Period 3 (SP3) – August
  • Study Period 4 (SP4) – November

Course Costs

  • Average first year fee: $22040 Fee-Paying (indicative only)
Important Note on Fees

All costs are based on current rates. A student's annual fee may vary in accordance with their choice of major and electives. The University reviews fees annually.

Eligibility

An applicant must also comply with the Admission Rules.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites:

  1. Bachelor degree in any discipline; or
  2. Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management.

Applying for Admission

Open Universities Australia

To apply for this course you need to find it on the Open Universities Australia website and apply for it there.

Open Universities Australia

Contacts for Future Students

Domestic Students An Australian or New Zealand citizen, or Australian permanent resident or permanent humanitarian visa holder

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Course Duration

Start Dates and Campus Availability

Deferment, Credit Points & Course Units

Deferment Postponing the start date of this course.

Course Costs

Important Note on Fees

Eligibility

Applicants must have an overall academic IELTS of 6.5 (with an individual score of 6.0 for all tests) as well as a Bachelor degree in any discipline; or at least two (2) years professional experience in management/ leadership positions.

How to Apply