Master of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management
Course information for - 2024 entry
This degree provides you with advanced technical competencies in occupational health, safety and environmental management theory and practice. The twelve units will prepare you for a management-level position in the industry.
By studying this fully online course you’ll gain the educational requirements to seek certification as an OHS professional and you may be eligible for free membership to the Australian Institute of Health and Safety. The course is fully accredited by the Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board (AOHSEAB).
The Master of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management delivers distinct, but integrated, units taught by practitioner academics, so you can develop your skills with true industry perspective. All our units are embedded with the United Nations sustainable goals and you will have flexibility in your choice of electives, including an option to undertake a research project under supervision.
A graduate certificate and graduate diploma in occupational health, safety and environmental management are available as awards for this course.
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.
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:
- Bachelor degree in a related discipline; or
- Bachelor degree in a different discipline and evidence of two years industry experience; or
- Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health Safety and Environmental Management.
International applicants need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admissions Rules.
Disclaimer: The course entry requirements above are for 2024 Admission.
There are essential components of a course or unit that demonstrate the capabilities, knowledge and skills to achieve the core learning outcomes of that course or unit. You will need to be able to meet these inherent requirements to complete your course.
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.
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.
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.
Dr Trajce Cvetkovski
Senior Lecturer, OHSE Discipline Leader and Course Coordinator
Dr Trajce Cvetkovski is a Senior Lecturer and Discipline Leader of OHSE. He has practised as a barrister in Australia since 1996 and is also admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales. Prior to joining ACU, Dr Cvetkovski was an OHS/WHS prosecutor, and Principal Legal Officer for Queensland’s Office of Industrial Relations for 13 years. He specialises in OHSE compliance and work, health and safety regulation.
Dr Cvetkovski has prosecuted several complex health and safety matters ranging from heat exhaustion, bullying, and electrical safety to reckless conduct. He has expertise in assessing actual as opposed to theoretical approaches to reasonably practicable initiatives in various workplace settings.
Dr Cvetkovski has a particular interest in directors’ duties and due diligence. His current research interests include corporate behaviour and regulatory compliance. Prior to working in government, Dr Cvetkovski worked in private practice.