Master of Occupational Hygiene

Study Discipline: Medical & Health Sciences
Study Programme Details
City: Brisbane
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


18 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey towards becoming a specialist occupational hygienist with our Master of Occupational Hygiene program. In today’s dynamic work landscape, where health and safety take center stage, our curriculum is meticulously crafted to equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to thrive in creating healthier workplaces.

Our program caters to science, engineering, and health science graduates, offering a specialized path to enhance your scientific background. Through a blend of theoretical insights and hands-on experience, you’ll delve into the practical intricacies of managing health impacts within work environments. From understanding the nuances of exposure consequences to implementing effective control measures, you’ll be prepared to tackle diverse challenges head-on.


Elevate your expertise with our comprehensive Master of Occupational Hygiene program. Over 1.5 years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) study, immerse yourself in a curriculum designed to broaden your horizons and refine your skills in occupational hygiene.

Explore a myriad of health hazards, ranging from airborne dusts, gases, and vapors to physical hazards like noise, vibration, and radiation. Uncover the complexities of biological hazards, including viruses and bacteria, while also addressing emerging risks such as nanotechnology. Throughout your academic journey, you’ll undertake 11 courses, culminating in an industry-based occupational hygiene research project. This endeavor not only fosters your independence as a researcher but also empowers you to make tangible contributions to this vital discipline.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering, or health sciences
  • Two or more first-year university-level science courses covering human anatomy, human physiology, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, and/or physics
  • Minimum GPA of 4.0 on a 7-point scale in previous qualifications
  • English language proficiency (e.g., IELTS overall 6.5; TOEFL iBT Overall 87; PTE Academic Overall Score of 64)
  • Occupational Health
  • Physical Ergonomics
  • Introduction to Epidemiology
  • Risk Management

Annual fee:

  • International:AUD $44,960
  • Domestic:$8,950

Future Career Outcomes

Our alumni stand as testament to the program’s efficacy, with many flourishing in diverse occupational hygiene roles across industries. From safeguarding workers’ well-being to spearheading innovative initiatives, our graduates are at the forefront of shaping healthier work environments.

As industries increasingly prioritize health and safety, the demand for skilled occupational hygienists continues to soar. Armed with a wealth of practical experience and a robust understanding of industry dynamics, our graduates are primed to meet these evolving demands head-on. With a keen emphasis on skill development and adaptability, our program ensures that you’re not just prepared for today’s job market but poised to excel in the challenges of tomorrow.

Visa Requirements:

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