Master of Health, Safety and Environment

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

This program aims to equip individuals with the specialised skills and advanced knowledge required for professional practice or research in occupational health and safety and environmental management.

Course Fee:

Australian: $44,000
International: $67,700

Entry Requirements:

Occupational Health and Safety major: A completed recognised Bachelor Degree (or higher) in any discipline; Environmental Health major: A completed recognised Bachelor degree (or higher) in any discipline; and a minimum of 48 credit points (equivalent of one semester full time study) of basic science units that were completed at the Bachelor degree level and must include: 12 credit points (1 subject) of foundation chemistry; and 36 credit points in other science areas (e.g. microbiology, physics, anatomy and physiology, life science)


The degree structure consists of 180 credit points of core studies and 12 credit points of elective studies. The core units are in a study area that students select when applying for admission. Study area options include Environmental Health, and Occupational Health and Safety.

Subjects you can Study:

Environmental Health, Occupational Health and Safety

Study Pathways:

It is recommended that graduates from disciplines other than environmental health, environmental science or occupational health and safety first complete QUT's Graduate Diploma in OHS or QUT's Graduate Diploma in Environmental Health, and then articulate to the Master of Health, Safety and Environment.

Who for:

Environmental health, environmental science or occupational health and safety bachelor or graduate diploma graduates

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Kelvin Grove No info No Part time 4 years
Kelvin Grove No info No Full time 2 years
Kelvin Grove No info No Online 4 years

Why study with us?

QUT lecturers are industry leaders who will link you to your chosen profession through real experiences and contacts.

Many of our courses offer you the flexibility to expand your knowledge into fields that your degree doesn’t traditionally explore—making study more stimulating and preparing you for a more agile future. You can also choose from an extensive range of double degrees for a competitive advantage that gives you greater variety in your study and career, plus opportunities and networks across two fields. There are also options to study online or undertake a short professional development course through QUTeX to apply quickly in your career.

Be career ready

You will gain experience in labs, studios and clinics, work on real projects as part of your course, and have opportunities to undertake course-related work with industry partners. We are ranked in the top 50 in the world for employer-student connections*.

Lay the groundwork for your entrepreneurial future at QUT. Students are empowered to realise great ideas, launch start-ups and social enterprises. In fact, more founders of start-ups have studied at QUT than any other Queensland university**.

In an increasingly global economy, you can be confident that your QUT qualification will be well regarded. We are ranked in the world’s top 250 universities***.

City-based campuses

Our campuses are located in central Brisbane and offer outstanding facilities including the award-winning Science and Engineering Precinct at Gardens Point campus, as well as a dedicated Creative Industries Precinct and new Education Precinct at Kelvin Grove campus.


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* QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019.

**Startup Muster Report 2018.

***QS World University Rankings 2019.

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