Master of Health Science in Occupational Health and Safety at Western Sydney University, Australia

The Master of Health Science (Occupational Health and Safety) primary area of study is the practice of occupational health within national and international frameworks. It examines issues including the impact of the job environment on one's physical, social, and psychological well-being.

Description

The Master of Health Science (Occupational Health and Safety) primary area of study is the practice of occupational health within national and international frameworks. 

It examines issues including the impact of the job environment on one's physical, social, and psychological well-being.


Students have the opportunity to construct a safety systems approach that concentrates on hazard identification, risk assessment, and creating control measures that include safety management ideas. The legal basis for OHS legislation in the workplace is also discussed.

What you will study

This program is intended for professionals working in a variety of health science environments, including government and non-government organizations.


The management of occupational health is discussed, along with techniques for observing and evaluating occupational health programs.


In addition to obtaining practical training in community development and health promotion initiatives, you will complete a culminating study and practice experience in the evaluation of a topical health science topic. 


Western Sydney University offers a wide selection of choices, all of which are delivered using different techniques under the direction of subject-matter specialists.

Learning Outcomes

After completing the Occupational Health and Safety Program, you should be able to:


  1. Interpret and apply regulatory requirements, industry standards, and best practices in a variety of workplaces.

  1. Use risk management principles to anticipate, identify, evaluate, and manage physical, chemical, biological, and psychosocial dangers.

  1. To identify trends and issues at work, you collect, arrange, and analyze information and data.

  1. Developing, supporting, and evaluating health and safety systems and procedures using project management approaches and techniques that are appropriate for the task.

  1. To manage or impact change, spread OH&S concepts throughout management systems, attitudes, practices, and priorities.

  2. Utilizing fundamental adult learning and evaluation principles, they create and provide training and information for various levels within the workplace.

  1. Set work priorities and goals for yourself and your team.

Career Opportunities

After successfully completing this program, you will have the knowledge, skills, and judgment required to work as an entry-level practitioner in occupational health and safety. You will have the chance to assist in establishing and maintaining a secure and safe working environment.


Also, you can look forward to career opportunities in:

  • Health service management

  • Health planning

  • International health

  • Research studies

Admission Requirements

A Statement of Service must be submitted by applicants seeking admission based on work experience for each piece of experience listed on the application.

  1. Master of Health Science 2 year Pathway (160 credit points)

  2. Master of Health Science 1.5 year Pathway (120 credit points)

  3. Master of Health Science 1 year Pathway (80 credit points)

Either:

  • Bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree in any subject.

  • A graduate diploma or graduate certificate in any subject.

  • equivalent of three years of full-time work experience in a health-related field.

Tuition Fee

  • Domestic Student - AUD $23,280*

  • International Student - AUD $30,080 *

$28,680 per year
  • Level
    Masters Coursework
  • Delivery
    Online and On Campus
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Application Fee
    None
  • Intake
    March
  • Language Test Score
    IELTS, TOEFL (IBT), TOEFL (PBT), PTE
  • Scholarship
    50% of tuition fees per session