OHSE Research Project

Qualification: Postgraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 13 weeks
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Awarded by: Australian Catholic University
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About this unit

Australian Catholic University’s OHSE Research Project, offered online by Open Universities Australia, spans two standard study periods. It allows you to implement the things you’ve learned in prior units, such as Research Methods and Epidemiology, to complete a major research paper. To begin with, you will identify your topic, perform a literature review, determine what questions you need to answer and how to answer them, and then write a project proposal, collect data and draw meaningful conclusions. You will be assessed on the entire process, which culminates with the presentation of your findings in a 20,000-word research paper.

Eligibility

In order to enrol in this unit, applicants must be accepted into the following course:

  • Master of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management, Australian Catholic University

You must also have successfully completed the following unit, prior to enrolling:

  • Research Methods

Areas of study

In this OHSE Research Project unit, the topics you will study include:

  • Conducting research for academic credit
  • The SI system of units
  • Punctuation
  • The scientific method
  • The research process
  • Objectives of a project for academic merit
  • The literature review
  • Research projects methods
  • The research project report
  • Critical thinking
  • Research project difficulties
  • Some final tips

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement in the following course:

  • Master of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management, Australian Catholic University

Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.

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How will this unit advance my career?

Completing an OHSE Research Project will allow you to utilise all the tools you’ve learned during your studies. You will also familiarise yourself with the steps necessary to complete a full research project, giving you valuable academic experience that will serve you well in a variety of fields.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in OHSE Research Project from the Australian Catholic University.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
  • Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
  • Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA’s full degree programs.

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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.

 

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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).

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