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University of Wollongong (UOW)

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Master of Work Health and Safety (Risk Management)

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Work Health and Safety provides specialisation in

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
1.5 years full-time, 3 years part-time
Course Code
1645, 083559G
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$22,560 per year / $33,840 total
International Fees
$31,920 per year / $47,880 total

About this course

The Master of Work Health and Safety provides specialisation in Risk Management, Occupational Hygiene and Ergonomics. It is intended for students who want to pursue careers in these specialist fields. The Risk Management specialisation gives student the opportunity to develop advanced skills in an area of high employment demand. Accreditation for the Master of Work Health and Safety (Risk Management) is being sought with the Australian OHS Educators Accreditation Board (AOHSEAB).

This degree

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

The program has a flexible mode of delivery, with online content delivered up front, and block teaching sessions of 3–5 days for exploration and application of subject material. On campus teaching components utilise a range of resources, including the well-equipped OHS Laboratory.

What you will study

The Master of Work Health and Safety (Risk Management) provides an intensive professional program of study in the area of occupational health and safety, specialising in Risk Management. The knowledge and skills you develop throughout the course will be applied to a research-based capstone workplace project in the final stage of the degree program. This will give you a high level of evidence-based professional practice in occupational health and safety.

UAC 935120

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.

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