Bachelor of Science - Health, Safety and Environment

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

This course provides students with broad based knowledge and practical skills in field of health, safety and environment. Students undertake professional practice training in workplaces ranging from government agencies through to industrial settings. In first year students are introduced to the field of health, safety and environment as well as completing foundation science and communication units. Career opportunities exist in a wide range of private companies and government organisations as health and safety advisors, researchers and risk managers. Many graduates also find work interstate or overseas.

Standard entry requirements

Please refer to http://study.curtin.edu.au for further information on entry to this course.

Recognition

The course is fully accredited at a national level by the Australian Occupational Health and Safety Education Accreditation Board (Safety Institute of Australia) and at an international level by the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) (United Kingdom). Curtin graduates are eligible to apply for professional membership of both accrediting bodies. Graduates are also eligible for membership of the Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists. Graduates who require accreditation by Environmental Health Australia for employment as Environmental Health Officers will need to undertake the Graduate Diploma in Environmental Health.

Study pathways

Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. Credit reduces the amount of learning required to complete the course and may be granted for formal education qualifications, non-formal learning from non-award programs of study and informal learning through work experiences. Further information can be found at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Bentley - main campus
No
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time
  • Part-time

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