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Occupational Health and Safety

Western Sydney University

Master
24 months
Duration
28680 AUD/year
23280 AUD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Occupational Health and Safety program at Western Sydney University focuses on the practice of occupational health within national and international frameworks. It explores issues such as the physical, social and mental impacts of the occupational environment on health.

Overview

The Occupational Health and Safety program at Western Sydney University is designed for professionals working in a variety of health science settings, including both government and non-government organisations. Strategies for the management of occupational health are examined, together with methods of monitoring and evaluating occupational health programs.

You will receive practical skills in community development and health promotion programs, and also complete a culminating research and practice experience in the evaluation of a contemporary issue in health science. Western Sydney University offers a wide variety of options, with flexible delivery, taught by experts in the field. 

Your career

As a health science graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities in:

  • Occupational health and safety
  • Occupational and environmental hygiene
  • Health services management
  • Health planning
  • International health
  •  Research studies

Programme Structure

Course structure:

  • Specialisation units include Occupational Health Management and Safety and Risk Management which focus on the practice of occupational health within national and international frameworks. It explores issues such as the physical, social and mental impact of the occupational environment on health. 
  • Strategies for the management of occupational health are examined, together with methods of monitoring and evaluating occupational health programs. Students have the opportunity to develop a safety systems approach concentrating on hazard identification, risk assessment and devising control measures incorporating safety management principles. The legal underpinning of OHS requirements at the workplace are also covered.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

160 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
85 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
58 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 064020M

  • An undergraduate, master or doctoral degree in any discipline
Or
  • A graduate diploma or graduate certificate in any discipline and three years full-time equivalent work experience in a health, welfare or aged care discipline.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28680 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28680 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    23280 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23280 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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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