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Occupational Health and Safety, MOHS

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) St. John's, Canada
The Master of Occupational Health and Safety (MOHS) at the Memorial University of Newfoundland is an interdisciplinary program providing advanced-level study of multiple aspects of occupational health and safety. 
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Overview

The program in Occupational Health and Safety, offered by the Memorial University of Newfoundland, is the first in the Atlantic region and the fourth in Canada and it is built on the expertise that has been developing at Memorial University over the past decade. The program is a response to clear demand from both within the province and throughout Canada.

The MOHS program is designed to provide students, safety officers, loss prevention specialists and human relations managers with the analytic frameworks and up-to-date knowledge that can serve as a basis for future advanced academic study or for higher level professional careers in regulatory agencies, industry, government and stakeholder organizations.

To complete the program a student must complete 24 credit-hours of coursework, including the completion of a capstone research paper in OHS 6001. Students are to take 9 credit-hours from the list of Required Courses, 9 credit-hours from the list of Elective A Courses and 6 credit-hours from the list of Elective B Courses. Elective A courses may be substituted for any Elective B courses.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Theory and Methods in Social Psychology
  • Advanced Quantitative Methods
  • Advanced Qualitative Methods
  • Community Health Research Methods
  • Occupational Diseases and Injuries
  • Regulatory Approaches and Compensation Systems

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Online application
  • Official transcript(s) (must be submitted by post mail or courier)
  • Two (2) letters of appraisal 
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Additional requirements (may be required).
  • Prerequisites may be necessary for your program of interest

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2148 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1074 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1652 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 826 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for St. John's

  • 1159 - 1710 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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