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The Master of Occupational Health and Safety offered by the University of Wollongong have been developed in conjunction with a wide range of industry sectors to address the complex nature of occupational health and safety in the workplace.

The program has a flexible mode of delivery, with online content delivered up front, and block teaching sessions of 3–5 days for exploration and application of subject material. On campus teaching components utilise a range of resources, including the well-equipped OHS Laboratory.

What you will study

The Master of Occupational Health and Safety provides an intensive professional program of study in the area of occupational health and safety. The knowledge and skills you develop throughout the course will be applied to a research-based capstone workplace project in the final stage of the degree program. This will give you a high level of evidence-based professional practice in occupational health and safety.


The Master of Work Health and Safety has been accredited by the Australian Occupational Health & Safety Educators Accreditation Board (AOHSEAB) and the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) of the UK.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • People & Work
  • Risk Management
  • Industrial Epidemiology & Toxicology
  • Work Health and Safety Law
  • Work Injury Management
  • Workplace Hazards & Hygiene
  • Occupational Health & Safety Systems
  • Physical Hazards at Work

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
  • Credits
    72 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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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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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Living costs for Wollongong

  • 1600 - 2200 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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


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