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
- 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.
1.5 years full-time or equivalent part-time.
- Open Universities Australia (Online) - (Application not available)
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).
No deferment available.
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
- 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.
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:
- Bachelor degree in any discipline; or
- Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management.