Occupational Health and Safety Science, Master | University of Queensland | Brisbane, Australia
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Occupational Health and Safety Science

18 months
42992 AUD/year
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Graduate with the skills you need to meet industry demand for highly qualified OHS professionals and to work globally in remote, rural or urban regions, across all industries at the Master of Occupational Health and Safety Science from University of Queensland. 


The 24-unit Master of Occupational Health and Safety Science from University of Queensland is designed for graduates in science, engineering, health science, or an approved discipline, with approved tertiary level background in chemistry and biology.

For your 1.5 year of full-time (or part-time equivalent) studies, you'll undertake 10 courses, together with an elective to suit your interests and career goals.

You'll learn to apply theory to practice, build your industry contacts, and extend your independence as a researcher through a one- or two-semester industry research project. 

You'll also have the opportunity to work in a host workplace on a part-time basis and plan, design, perform, analyse and report on an OHS industry research project.

Students at Occupational Health and Safety Science from University of Queensland will:

  • Learn from some of Australia's top Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) experts.
  • Benefit from an industry-accredited program developed in response to industry demand for highly-qualified OHS professionals.
  • Study a range of complementary disciplines, including environmental management, business and engineering, to further strengthen your work-readiness.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Occupational Health & Safety Law
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Occupational Safety Science
  • Occupational Hygiene 
  • Occupational Health
  • Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems
  • Risk Management
  • Physical Ergonomics
  • Industry Placement OHS

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  •  CRICOS code: 077534M  
  • a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in science, engineering or health sciences with two or more first-year, university-level science courses that cover human anatomy, human physiology, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry and/or physics.
  • You must have a grade point average (GPA) of 4.0 on a 7-point scale in your previous qualification.
  • English language requirements

Tuition Fee

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    42992 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 42992 AUD per year during 18 months.

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Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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