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Master of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management

  • Qualification:

    Master's Degree

  • Study mode:

    Online

  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    Self-paced

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    Australian Catholic University

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What you'll learn

A master’s degree through OUA was the best choice to further my career.

About this course

Studying this Master of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management program through Open Universities Australia will give you the knowledge and skills to forge a successful career as an OHS&E professional. For modern businesses, health and safety concerns are paramount.

This advanced OHS&EM course will ensure that you have the in-depth understanding and training to make a significant contribution to the OHS&E practices of any business, in any industry. Through this postgraduate OHS&EM course, you will develop skills in all facets of modern OHS&EM, including risk management, auditing, corporate responsibility, toxicology and hygiene, ergonomics, and OHSE research methods and legislative obligations.

Eligibility

Applicants are required to have:

  • An undergraduate degree in any discipline; OR
  • A Graduate Certificate in OHSEM; OR
  • Sufficient relevant work experience

Areas of study

In this postgraduate OHS&EM program, the subjects you will study include:

  • Research methods
  • Corporate governance and social responsibility
  • Principles of OHSE management
  • OHSE management systems
  • OHSE risk management
  • OHSE law
  • OHSE auditing
  • OHSE ergonomics and human factors
  • Toxicology and occupational hygiene
  • OHSE epidemiology
  • OHSE research project
For two decades, Open Universities Australia (OUA) has partnered with leading Australian educators to make tertiary-level courses easier to access for people, no matter their background, their work status or their other life commitments. OUA has built up their reputation by making education more flexible, easier to tailor and available almost entirely online.

OUA's devotion to online education remains to this day, but where they once focused on higher education, today they offer the broadest set of post-secondary education and training programs in Australia.
Open Universities Australia offers a range of administrative and student support options. As a student of OUA you will have access to four hours of free expert tutoring support for each unit undertaken through the tutoring service SMARTHINKING. This on-demand service allows you to get fast, detailed feedback on your assignment drafts and gives you access to your tutor in real time.

The My OUA portal is an online student medium that allows you access to all your course and enrolment information as well as access to student forums and assessment tips.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Master of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management from Australian Catholic University.

Qualified OHSE professionals are increasingly in demand across all industries as the management of occupational health, safety and environmental processes is becoming more important and is now enshrined formally in legislation and codes of practice. You will graduate from this course with greater employment opportunities across a wide range of professions and industries.

Curious about where a career in WHS could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • WHS Officer
  • Environmental Health Officer
  • Safety Manager
  • Safety Inspector
  • Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Officer
  • Safety Advisor
  • Safety Officer
  • Natural Resource Manager

Payment options & support

Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP or scholarships.

You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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