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Occupational Health and Safety

18 months
32592 AUD/year
23040 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Occupational Health and Safety offered by the University of Wollongong provides students with an integrated teaching and research program, with the objective of promoting the highest level of safety and inspiring the next generation of Occupational Health and Safety professionals.

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The Master of Occupational Health and Safety offered by the University of Wollongong  has a flexible delivery mode combining online course content with 3-5 days of on-campus block-teaching sessions focused on the exploration and application of the subject material. The on-campus component utilises a range of campus resources, including UOW’s well-resourced OH&S laboratory.

What you will study

In the final stage of the degree, you will apply your knowledge and skills to a research-based capstone workplace project. This will give you a high level of evidence-based professional practice in occupational health and safety, and allow application of those principles to a practical project.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • WHS Risk Management
  • Ergonomics Essentials
  • Industrial Epidemiology & Toxicology
  • Work Health and Safety Law
  • Workplace Hazards & Hygiene
  • Advanced WHS Risk Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


72 alternative credits



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.
86 (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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A recognised 3-year Bachelors degree with a major in a Science or Health-related discipline; or a degree in another relevant area (for example Engineering) which contains at least one year of science-based subjects.
  • Applicants with other relevant qualifications and/or work experience may be considered.
  • CRICOS: 083559G

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32592 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 48888 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    23040 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34560 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.


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