Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management

Australian Catholic University (ACU)

This program allows students to learn about: hazard identification; risk assessment; applying control measures and monitoring their effectiveness. They will also study: environmental assessment and modelling; environmental and safety law; managerial skills and business administration issues. The program is offered online through Open Universities Australia. A postgraduate qualification in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management (OHSEM) is in high demand thanks to the recent introduction of national legislation and the increasing focus on ensuring OHSEM and Work Health and Safety (WHS) requirements are met in organisations.

Course Fee:

Australian: $14,000

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree in a related discipline; or Bachelor degree in a different discipline and evidence of a minimum two years industry experience; or at least five years of relevant professional experience. In special circumstances, applicants can submit a proposal alongside a formal application, demonstrating their knowledge, experience, and skills are such that they are likely to succeed in the program.


40 Credit Points.

Subjects you can Study:

Occupational health, safety and environmental management

Study Pathways:

The Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management articulates into the Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management and the Master of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management.

Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Sydney (MacKillop) No info No Online 6 months
Australian Catholic University (ACU) commenced operation on 1 January 1991. The University has seven campuses in Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, and Sydney (2 campuses) and teaches courses throughout Australia and overseas. The University was formed by the amalgamation of four Catholic institutions of higher education in eastern Australia, and is incorporated as a company limited by guarantee (Australian Catholic University Ltd).

ACU is a public university open to all, a Table A listed higher education provider under the Higher Education Support Act 2003, and a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, and the International Federation of Catholic Universities. The University is a member of Universities Australia (formerly the Australian Vice-Chancellors' Committee).

The three foundation Faculties are Arts and Sciences, Education, and Health Sciences. The Faculty of Theology and Philosophy commenced operation on 1 January 2009 and the Faculty of Business commenced operation on 1 January 2010.

ACU graduates are high achievers and enjoy one of the best rates of employment in Australia. ACU students undertake work experience throughout their studies, with many students finding jobs using their professional skills even before they have graduated.

ACU's small friendly campuses, small class sizes (student to teacher ratio of 18.5:1), easy access to teaching staff and outstanding student support services allows students to achieve their full potential.

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