Master of 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; auditing; epidemiology; research methods; managerial skills and business administration issues. Students will also conduct a research project that will provide them with specialised knowledge and expertise in a particular field. The program is offered online through Open Universities Australia. A Masters degree 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: $42,000

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree in a related discipline; or a bachelor degree in a different discipline and evidence of a minimum of two years industry experience; or Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management.


120 Credit Points.

Subjects you can Study:

Occupational health, safety and environmental management

Study Pathways:

A student who has completed the requirements prescribed for the Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management or Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management may exit from the course with the relevant award.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00004G

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Sydney (MacKillop) No info No Online 1.5 years
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.

Provider CRICOS: 00004G

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