Masters of Occupational Hygiene/Occupational Health and Safety Science

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


24 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Emerge as a versatile professional equipped to navigate the complex realm of occupational health and safety with our Masters of Occupational Hygiene/Occupational Health and Safety Science program. Tailored for graduates in science, engineering, and health sciences, this dual master-level qualification opens doors to a myriad of rewarding career opportunities in ensuring workplace wellness and safety.


Immerse yourself in a transformative educational experience under the guidance of world-class academic staff, renowned for their expertise in occupational health and safety. Our program stands at the forefront of industry demand, offering two industry-accredited pathways meticulously designed to meet the evolving needs of today’s workforce.

Unlock the gateway to a fulfilling career in a high-demand industry, both nationally and internationally. Benefit from our comprehensive curriculum, spanning 14 courses over 2 years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) study. Delve deep into industry-relevant topics and gain invaluable hands-on experience through a 240-hour industry placement and a specialized occupational hygiene research project. Our program not only cultivates your research independence but also hones your practical skills, ensuring you’re primed for success in both occupational health and safety disciplines.

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)
  • ENVH7001 – Environmental Health Risk: Biological Hazards (2 units)
  • MICR6000 – Microbiology & Immunology 1 (2 units)
  • ENVM7003 – Applied Research Methods (2 units)
  • OHSS3001 – Physical Ergonomics (2 units)
  • OHSS3002 – Risk Management (2 units)
  • OHSS7004 – Occupational Hygiene 2 (4 units)
  • OHSS7200 – Occupational Hygiene Research Project (4 units)
  • PUBH7600 – Introduction to Epidemiology (2 units)
  • LAWS7024 – Occupational Health & Safety Law (2 units)
  • OHSS7000 – Introduction to Occupational Health & Safety (2 units)
  • OHSS7001 – Occupational Safety Science (2 units)
  • OHSS7002 – Occupational Hygiene 1 (2 units)
  • OHSS7003 – Occupational Health (2 units)
  • OHSS7005 – Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems (2 units)
  • OHSS7102 – Industry Placement OHS (4 units)

Annual fee:

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

Future Career Outcomes

Step into the professional realm with confidence, armed with a prestigious dual qualification that garners industry recognition and respect. Our alumni boast illustrious careers across diverse sectors, from spearheading safety initiatives in multinational corporations to leading groundbreaking research endeavors.

As industry demands continue to evolve, our program remains steadfast in its commitment to fostering skills development and adaptability. Prepare to embark on a fulfilling journey where every challenge is met with resilience and innovation, propelling you towards a successful and impactful career in occupational health and safety.

Visa Requirements:

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