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Occupational Health and Safety, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
University rank #190 (BCR) Online
This Occupational Health and Safety course from Curtin University is designed to develop your passion for the field and inspire your vision of creating a safer and healthier workplace for workers and the community. Our graduates are creative, innovative, confident and progressive individuals capable of and committed to upholding the standards and ethical values of the profession.
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Overview

In this course you will develop strong theoretical and practical OHS skills and discover new knowledge and novel ways of solving problems. In your final semester you will complete an original research project under the guidance of one of our experienced staff.

It is possible to exit this course with a Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety or a Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety once you have completed certain units.

Why study the Occupational Health and Safety course from Curtin University

  • These courses will give you a strong science basis to build solid occupational health and safety (OHS) skills.
  • They are offered both on and off campus using the latest technology including streaming video lectures.
  • Through these courses you'll gain good industry links to OHS professionals.

Career information

Occupational health and safety graduates can gain employment in a variety of industries including mining, oil, gas, manufacturing and construction. There is also demand for graduates in corporate, government, health and academic sectors.

With the stringent legislative requirements for health and safety in the workplace, and the increase in resources and commodity prices expected to continue, future demand for tertiary qualified occupational health and safety professionals is expected to be high.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accident Prevention and Safety Management 
  • Occupational Hygiene and Chemical Safety 
  • Risk Management and Safety Technology 
  • Health and Safety Economics and Management 
  • Ergonomics 
  • Compensation and Injury Management 
  • Epidemiology and Evidence 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    300 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    570

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

CRICOS code: 099031G

  • Certified copies of academic transcripts for previously attained qualifications that are relevant to the Curtin course for which you are applying.
  • English test results, see our English prerequisites for more detail.
  • Supporting information for your application, including supplementary forms for certain courses. Please note that if the required ‘supplementary forms’ are not completed and attached to this application, we will not proceed with the assessment of your applications.
  • As part of the Simplified Streamlined Visa Framework (SSVF), you may be required to provide additional information in order for us to perform Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) assessments as part of your application.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • National

    23400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23400 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
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