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Master of Occupational Health and Safety (Honours)

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Program Code 11690
Graduate Level Postgraduate
Locations
  • Online
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Mode of delivery Distance Education - Library links, CD based and paper based, email and Blackboard supported.
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Description

THE ARE NO NEW ENROLMENTS IN THIS DEGREE. Please see the Master of Workplace Health and Safety.

The Master of Occupational Health & Safety (Honours) provides an academic and research extension to the Master of Occupational Health & Safety. Students review an appropriate area of Occupational Health & Safety to obtain any additional expertise required before research and writing up a thesis in a selected area. The Master of Occupational Health & Safety (Honours) is an online program.

Why study with us?

THE ARE NO NEW ENROLMENTS IN THIS DEGREE. Please see the Master of Workplace Health and Safety.

Our degree programs are renowned for their student-centred approach and emphasise the development of the skills and knowledge necessary for careers in a rapidly changing environment. Many of our professional qualifications are recognised around the world. As one of Australia’s top 10 research universities, we are recognised as a leader in medical and health research and education, supported by our multidisciplinary and collaborative approach.

Career Opportunities

OH&S Management.

Study a Language

All domestic students can now enrol in an undergraduate Diploma in Languages alongside their main degree program. This diploma will enhance proficiency in another language or languages, and will increase international career opportunities. Subject to course availability, this additional program will generally add an extra year to studies, and students will graduate with a Diploma in Languages as well as their other degree. Please note that all language courses are held on campus (face to face) at Callaghan.

International students cannot enrol concurrently in the Diploma in Languages alongside their primary program unless they can complete both programs within the duration of their primary program CoE. For more information please contact the ESOS Student Compliance Unit ESOS@newcastle.edu.au.

Admission Requirements

THE ARE NO NEW ENROLMENTS IN THIS DEGREE.

Applicants must have completed the Master of Occupational Health & Safety (11689) with a GPA of 5 or better. Australian applicants: Application is via UAC. International applicants: Application is via International Admissions at: http://www.newcastle.edu.au/internationalstudents/04enquiries/howtoapply.html

Credit Transfer

External credit is managed on a case by case basis.

International Students

Programs are structured to provide opportunities for international students. Applicants will be assessed on an individual basis. Strategies for program-specific online student support will be developed in consultation with participating students. Additionally, they will be encouraged to avail themselves of existing University support networks and services.

Special Needs

The Faculty accepts responsibility, in liaison with the Student Support Unit, for providing reasonable accommodations to allow students with disabilities to complete the program.

Requirements and Structure

THE ARE NO NEW ENROLMENTS IN THIS DEGREE. Please see the Master of Workplace Health and Safety.

Admission to this program in 2009 is subject to availability. This program is an extension to the Master of Occupational Health & Safety. This program requires the completion of 120 units of prescribed coursework, consisting of 80 units which will have been completed in the Master of Occupational Health and Safety (11689) and 40 units of dissertation as described. A GPA of 5 or greater in the Master of Occupational Health & Safety is required for admission to the Honours program.

Course Information

Code Name Availability Units
Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this specialisation.
HLSC6110 Dissertation Part 1 Not currently offered 20 units
HLSC6120 Dissertation Part 2 Not currently offered 20 units
LEGL6004 Law for Occupational Health & Safety Semester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units
OHSE6010 Occupational Health Not currently offered 10 units
OHSE6020 Occupational Hygiene & Toxicology Not currently offered 10 units
OHSE6030 Occupational Safety Not currently offered 10 units
OHSE6040 Ergonomics Not currently offered 10 units
OHSE6050 Current Practice in Occupational Health and Safety Semester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units
OHSE6070 Management for Occupational Health and Safety Not currently offered 10 units
OHSE6090 Research in Occ Health & Safety Semester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units