CQUniversity Australia

Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety

CQUniversity Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00219C

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.


24 units (144 credit points).


  • Environmental studies
  • Human factors
  • Liberal studies
  • Public health
  • Accident investigation and analysis

Standard entry requirements

English (Units 3 & 4, C). English language requirements apply.


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.

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.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Study International: $94,100
  • ATAR: 60
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

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.

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