Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management

Apply to this course through Open Universities Australia.

Duration:

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

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ACU’s suite of OHSEM courses are designed for practicing and aspiring OHSE practitioners as well as professionals and business leaders who seek to improve OHSE practices and/or compliance in their organisations. More than just an occupational health and safety course, students will learn about physical and psychosocial hazards in occupational environments, risk assessment, applying control measures and monitoring their effectiveness, but will also study environmental assessment and modelling, environmental and safety law, managerial skills and business administration issues.

On completion of the Graduate Certificate students will be eligible to progress to the Graduate Diploma in OHSEM. On completion of the Graduate Diploma students will be eligible to progress to the Master OHSEM. A Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are available as exit awards from the Master of OHSEM.

The course is offered online through Open Universities Australia.

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

Deferment

No deferment available.

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings
Open Universities Australia
  • Study Period 1 (SP1) – February
  • Study Period 2 (SP2) – May
  • Study Period 3 (SP3) – August
  • Study Period 4 (SP4) – November
Important Note on Fees

All costs are calculated using current rates and are based on a full-time study load of 40 credit points (normally 4 units) per semester.

A student’s annual fee may vary in accordance with:

  • the number of units studied per semester;
  • the choice of major or specialisation; and
  • elective units.

The University reviews fees annually.

Have questions about paying for postgraduate study? Learn more about postgraduate costs.

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

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

  1. Bachelor degree in a related discipline; or
  2. Bachelor degree in a different discipline and evidence of substantial industry experience; or
  3. Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health Safety and Environmental Management or a related award.
  4. In special circumstances, applicants can submit a proposal alongside a formal application, demonstrating their knowledge, experience, and skills are such that they are likely to succeed in the program.

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

The Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management articulates into the Master of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management.

Domestic Students

ACU’s suite of OHSEM courses are designed for practicing and aspiring OHSE practitioners as well as professionals and business leaders who seek to improve OHSE practices and/or compliance in their organisations. More than just an occupational health and safety course, students will learn about physical and psychosocial hazards in occupational environments, risk assessment, applying control measures and monitoring their effectiveness, but will also study environmental assessment and modelling, environmental and safety law, managerial skills and business administration issues.

On completion of the Graduate Certificate students will be eligible to progress to the Graduate Diploma in OHSEM. On completion of the Graduate Diploma students will be eligible to progress to the Master OHSEM. A Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are available as exit awards from the Master of OHSEM.

The course is offered online through Open Universities Australia.

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

Important Note on Fees

The Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management articulates into the Master of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management.