Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety at Central Queensland University, Australia

The Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety program will help you develop professional skills that will increase your employability. You'll gain knowledge in occupational hygiene, workplace rehabilitation, ergonomics, safety, and occupational health and safety management thanks to your studies (OHS management).

Description


The Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety program will help you develop professional skills that will increase your employability. You'll gain knowledge in occupational hygiene, workplace rehabilitation, ergonomics, safety, and occupational health and safety management thanks to your studies (OHS management).


Also, you will gain from a practically oriented course that is accredited by the Safety Institute of Australia, conducted by qualified course leaders, and equipped with built-in real-world learning experiences so that you graduate industry-ready.


This program offers a professional degree with a concentration on the study of occupational health and safety. You will have the opportunity to develop a plan and apply your subject of study to a number of clearly defined professional path options. Its goal is to give occupational health and safety professionals precisely applied information, perspectives, skills, and behaviors in the following safety science fields:


  • Occupational health;

  • Occupational hygiene

  • Ergonomics and human factors;

  • Accident investigation; and

  • Occupational health and safety management.

What you will study

Program Structure

You must complete 24 units in total, including 20 core units and 4 units from your chosen minor, including:


  • Accident Investigation and Analysis

  • Environmental Studies

  • Emergency Service and Disaster Management

  • Liberal Studies

  • Public Health


Learning Outcomes

  1. Examine and apply systems thinking, occupational health and safety, and safety science information, evidence, processes, skills, principles, and concepts in multiple contexts.


  1. Collaborate with a range of stakeholders to find solutions to health and safety problems in varied contexts.


  1. Communicate effectively and professionally in the workplace, within a community of practice, and in other public settings.


  1. Investigate how changes in sociological, cultural, political, economic, and technological aspects have an impact on OHS practice.


  1. Consider your practice critically as you manage and implement change in a compassionate and effective manner.

Career Opportunities

The Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety is your gateway to a range of opportunities in the workplace health and safety industry. When you're done, you'll be able to work in positions like:

  • Ergonomics

  • Industrial safety

  • Occupational hygiene

  • Risk management.


Possibilities for employment include:

  • Primary industry

  • Rural safety and manufacturing

  • Mining and services industry

  • employer associations

  • The defense force

  • Health industry

  • Government authorities.

Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • English (Units 3 & 4, C) or equivalent

  • A secondary qualification  or equivalent

  • An Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) diploma level qualification, or

  • Bachelor level qualification study with a minimum overall GPA 4.0

English Language Requirements

  • A minimum overall band score of 6.0 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic), including 5.5 in speaking, listening, and reading.

  • TOEFL - 75

  • PTE - 54

Tuition Fee and Scholarships

Tuition Fee 

  • Commonwealth Supported Place – Indicative First Year Fee ($8.016)

  • International Indicative First Year Fee - $33,120


Scholarships

CQUniversity believes that everyone should be able to attend college. Because we understand that everyone periodically needs assistance, regardless of circumstance, we are happy to provide a number of scholarships, bursaries, and stipends.







$33,120
  • Level
    Bachelor
  • Delivery
    online
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Application Fee
    None
  • Intake
    March
  • Language Test Score
    IELTS, TOEFL, PTE, CAE
  • Scholarship
    25% tuition fee discount