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Master of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management

This course is not available for domestic application in Semester 2, 2014.

Available to:
Domestic students only.
Campus:
  • National-other locations
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

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

  • Open Universities Australia - (Application not available)

Deferment, Study Mode, Credit Points & Course Units

Deferment Postponing the start date of this course.

No deferment available.

Study Mode On-campus: Offered primarily face-to-face at any one of the six ACU campuses. This includes units offered during any study period, whether in regular or intensive mode and with or without an online component. Up to 20% of the units comprising the course may be offered through online or mixed-mode study. On-site: Offered primarily face-to-face at any location other than one of the six ACU campuses. This can include units offered in regular or intensive mode, units offered at remote locations including overseas locations and units with an online component. Up to 20% of the units comprising the course may be offered through online or mixed-mode study. Distance: Offered principally through the provision of printed material to the student. These units may include an online component as an adjunct to the printed material. Off-shore: All units in a course are offered at a location outside Australia. Online: All units in a course are offered only through online study. Mixed-mode: (Relates to units) Units which are offered through a combination of two or more of online, distance, on-campus and/or on-site modes. They may include a residential component either at one of the six ACU campuses or at an 'on-site' location. Multi-mode: (Relates to a course) The various units in a course may be offered in a variety of the modes described above.

  • Online

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 2014

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

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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International Students

Course Duration

Start Dates and Campus Availability

Deferment, Study Mode, Credit Points & Course Units

Deferment Postponing the start date of this course.

Study Mode

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