Edith Cowan University ECU

Graduate Diploma of Occupational Hygiene

Edith Cowan University ECU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00279B

Occupational Hygienists aim to identify, manage and control occupational and environmental hazards across all industries including advising organisations and local communities about the potential health impacts as a result of exposure to hazards. This course will enable you to develop skills as a technician in occupational hygiene, including in the practical aspects of identifying, evaluating, and controlling occupational hazards that could adversely affect the health of workers. You’ll learn about practical skills required to undertake the chemical, physical and biological aspects of occupational hygiene as well as occupational epidemiology, occupational toxicology and the theory of sampling design, depending on the electives chosen. You will apply communication and collaboration skills to demonstrate professional judgement in occupational hygiene contexts. If you’ve completed units in the Graduate Certificate of Occupational Hygiene, you’ll receive credit towards this course. The Diploma can be used as an entry pathway into the Master of Occupational Hygiene and Toxicology.


See the full course structure at www.ecu.edu.au/degrees/courses/graduate-diploma-of-occupational-hygiene

Standard entry requirements

See entry requirements at www.ecu.edu.au/degrees/courses/graduate-diploma-of-occupational-hygiene


Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH); Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board (AOHSEAB)

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online International: $39,550 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

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