Master of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management

Course information for - 2021 entry

Offered at 1 locations

Study mode
1.5 years full-time or equivalent part-time


Situated within the Faculty of Law and Business, the Master of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental (OHSE) Management provides students with technical competencies in OHSE theory and practice. The course comprises the equivalent of 12 units that will prepare you for a management-level position in OHSE. The Master of OHSEM is accredited with the Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board so graduates may seek certification as an OHS Professional.

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.

Course details

Course structure

To complete the Master of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management, a student must complete 120 credit points (cp).

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AQF framework

Masters (Coursework) - AQF Level 9

Exit Points

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.

Entry requirements

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 two years industry experience; or
  3. Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health Safety and Environmental Management.

Disclaimer :The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission.

Inherent requirement

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Payment options

You should be able to concentrate on getting good marks instead of worrying about how you’ll pay your fees. We have a number of options that can help you ease the financial burden, including government assistance, scholarships and income support. 

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You could be eligible for one of the hundreds of scholarships we award each year to help students from across the university with the cost of studying, accommodation or overseas study opportunities. Some of our scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit, but these aren’t just for the academically gifted; ACU also recognises excellence in community engagement and leadership. We also offer a range of scholarships for those who may be struggling financially or who have faced other barriers to accessing education.  

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How to apply

Domestic applicants

Open Universities Australia

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No deferment available.


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