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Master of Advanced Safety Science Practice

  • Masters (Coursework)

If you have graduated with a Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS), Bachelor of Accident Forensics or equivalent then this course is designed for you. The aim of the Master of Advanced Safety Science Practice is to provide you with the opportunity to further develop your safety science related knowledge, analysis and research skills in a way that will enable you to lead and manage specific complex safety environments.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
1.5 years full-time, 3 years part-time
Course Code
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About this course

The aim of the Masters of Safety Science (Advanced Practice) is to provide students who have graduated with a Bachelor of OHS or Accident Forensics to further develop their safety science-related knowledge, analysis and research skills that will allow you to become a safety leader and manage complex safety environments.You have an opportunity to choose two advanced specialisation areas as study options including: Risk EngineeringHuman Factors EngineeringAccident ForensicsTransport Safety ManagementRail Safety InvestigationAir Safety InvestigationRoad Safety InvestigationIndustrial Accident InvestigationEmergency Services Safety In the Masters of Safety Science (Advanced Practice) you will undertake two specialisations in your preferred areas of study and complete a final year-long thesis component to advance theoretical and practical OHS or accident investigation knowledge. This will see you graduate well prepared for research higher degrees, and for enhancing your career advancement opportunities as a specialist in your chosen area.

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements: A completed 3 year bachelor degree, or equivalent, in Occupational Health and Safety or Accident Forensics, or a comparable safety science bachelor degree. International Students Refer to the international student section Security RequirementsNo information available at this time.Health RequirementsNo information available at this time.Assumed Knowledge n/a

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How to apply

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