Curtin University

Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety

Curtin University

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

This course has an emphasis on practical and theoretical occupational health and safety (OHS) skills with a strong mix of science and management. Core discipline areas include risk management, accident prevention, ergonomics, occupational hygiene, health and safety economics, and compensation and injury management. There is an emphasis on industry based assessment and the development of practical skills. This course attracts students from a wide variety of professions and industries, from those who are already working in OHS and wish to gain formal qualifications to those intending to work in OHS, including engineers, health professionals and managers. Upon successful completion of this course, students may apply for admission into the Master of Occupational Health and Safety. All students will be required to undertake an academic skills module at the commencement of the course.


Detailed information about the course structure is available through official Curtin pages:


  • This course consists of eight core units. All units are offered fully online.

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Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Curtin Perth Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

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