Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety

CQUniversity Australia

This course is designed to develop professional expertise in the identification of occupational health and safety hazards in the workplace. It equips students with knowledge in occupational health, occupational hygiene, ergonomics, and human factors, accident investigation and safety management. It also provides exposure to a wide variety of hands-on experience, including participation in worksite visits and 120 hours of work placement, ensuring students graduate work ready.

Course Fee:


International: $88,835

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent. English language requirements apply.

Structure:

24 units (144 credit points).

Subjects you can Study:

Environmental studies; Human factors; Liberal studies; Public health; Safety science

Study Pathways:

Exit award: Associate Degree in Occupational Health and Safety; Interim award: Associate Degree in Occupational Health and Safety. Students may undertake postgraduate studies upon completion of this degree including the Master of Advanced Safety Science Practice.

Further information:

Some units within this course have a compulsory residential school. Some units within this course are only available to study online. Recommended study: Senior English, Senior Mathematics and a Senior Science subject. To find out more about CQUniversity's English language requirements visit www.cqu.edu.au/elp.

Recognition:

Graduates may be eligible to apply for Chartered Professional Membership with the Safety Institute of Australia once they have completed the appropriate years of service.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00219C

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
CQUniversity Bundaberg 68 Yes Part time 6 years
CQUniversity Brisbane 68 Yes Part time 6 years
CQUniversity Adelaide 68 Yes Part time 6 years
CQUniversity Gladstone Marina 68 Yes Part time 6 years
CQUniversity Sydney 68 Yes Part time 6 years
CQUniversity Adelaide 68 Yes Full time 3 years
CQUniversity Gladstone Marina 68 Yes Full time 3 years
CQUniversity Sydney 68 Yes Full time 3 years
CQUniversity Perth 68 Yes Part time 6 years
CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea 68 Yes Part time 6 years
CQUniversity Melbourne 68 Yes Part time 6 years
CQUniversity Perth 68 Yes Full time 3 years
CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea 68 Yes Full time 3 years
CQUniversity Melbourne 68 Yes Full time 3 years
CQUniversity Rockhampton North 68 Yes Full time 3 years
Online Study 68 Yes Online
CQUniversity Rockhampton North 68 Yes Part time 6 years
Online Study 68 Yes Part time 6 years
CQUniversity Bundaberg 68 Yes Full time 3 years
CQUniversity Brisbane 68 Yes Full time 3 years
Online Study 68 Yes Full time 3 years

CQUniversity Australia has one of the largest national footprints of any university in Australia, proudly offering a wide variety of TAFE and university qualifications with seamless pathways between short courses, certificates and diplomas through to undergraduate, postgraduate and research higher degrees to help you be what you want to be. 

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Postgraduate and international applicants can apply directly. 

* Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019. Visit www.cqu.edu.au/reputation
^2015–2016 State of Australian University Research Volume 1 ERA National Report. 
+The Good Universities Guide 2018

 

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