Occupational and Environmental Health - 2312
Occupational and Environmental Health
Study under Australia's leading occupational researchers and make a difference to the lives of individuals and communities affected by environmental and work-related injury and illness with this practical master's degree.
You will gain the skills and knowledge to prevent and manage occupational risks and related health problems. This degree provides you with the skills necessary to evaluate health problems in communities thought to be associated with industrial activities, and control related hazards and risks.
It is particularly suitable for medical practitioners, nurses, allied health personnel, scientists and occupational health and safety managers.
Most of the course is offered by off-campus learning, with compulsory block requirements each semester. The program comprises nine core units and three electives.. The core units cover OHS, epidemiology, biostatistics, chemical and biological hazards, workplace hazard assessment and control, ergonomic and physical hazards, the psychosocial work environment, environmental influences on health, safety management systems, and research methods.
You can exit early with a Graduate Diploma in Occupational and Environmental Health or a Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health if you meet the requirements.
Graduates may seek employment in occupational medicine, occupational nursing, management positions within industry, government or independent professional practice. This course is recognised by the Australasian Faculty of Occupational Medicine.
At a glance
On-campus at Monash Medical School - Alfred: Full time
Off-campus: Full time & part time
|Duration:||1.5 years (full time) , 3 years (part time)|
|Start date:||First Semester (February) Second Semester (July) This course is only available to domestic students in off-campus mode.|
|Qualification:||Master of Occupational and Environmental Health|