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University of Wollongong (UOW)

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Graduate Diploma in Work Health and Safety

  • Graduate Diploma

The Graduate Diploma of Work Health and Safety (WHS) provides an intensive professional program of study in the area of occupational health and safety.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Course Code
627, 083560C
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$22,560 per year / $22,560 total
International Fees
$31,920 per year / $31,920 total

About this course

The Graduate Diploma of Work Health and Safety (WHS) provides an intensive professional program of study in the area of occupational health and safety.

This degree

UOW's Work Health and Safety programs have been developed in conjunction with industry to address the complex nature of occupational health and safety in the workplace.

The advanced knowledge and skills developed throughout the course will allow you to confidently address complex workplace occupational health and safety issues through technical knowledge and application. There is also an emphasis on communication skills and techniques essential to effectively implement work health and safety strategies.

The program has a flexible mode of delivery with online content delivered up front, complemented by block teaching sessions of 3–5 days for exploration and application of subject material.

What you will study

The Graduate Diploma in Work Health and Safety requires the successful completion of 48 credit points in the following subjects: People and Work, WHS Risk Management, Work Health and Safety Law, Industrial Epidemiology and Toxicology, Work Injury Management, Workplace Hazards & Hygiene, Occupational Health & Safety Systems, and Physical Hazards at Work.

UAC 935122

Entry requirements

A recognised 3-year Bachelors degree with a major in a Science or Health-related discipline; or a degree in another relevant area (for example Engineering) which contains at least one year of science-based subjects. Applicants with other relevant qualifications and/or work experience may be considered.

Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Wollongong

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Health Services & Support courses at University of Wollongong (UOW).
90.2%
Overall satisfaction
87.7%
Skill scale
83.6%
Teaching scale
83.9%
Employed full-time
$90k
Average salary