Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety

Study Area

Health,Medicine and Pharmacy

Study Level



University of Wollongong



Course Detail



Intake Time

March, July

Standard Duration

1 Years

About the Course

The Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety is a professional introductory degree for students holding a undergraduate degree or Graduate Certificate in either OH&S or Occupational Hygiene. The knowledge and skills developed throughout this course will allow you to confidently address complex workplace occupational health and safety issues through technical knowledge and application. This degree also has an emphasis on communication skills and techniques essential to effectively implement OH&S strategies. For students wishing to study further, this graduate diploma also provides a pathway to the Master of Occupational Health and Safety. All subjects successfully completed are credited towards the Master level degree. This degree This program has a flexible delivery mode combining online course content with 3-5 days of on-campus block teaching sessions focused on the exploration and application of the subject material. The on-campus component utilises a range of campus resources, including UOW’s well-resourced OHS laboratory. What you will study All UOW's Occupational Health and Safety degrees have been developed in conjunction with industry to address the complex nature of occupational health and safety in the workplace. During the Graduate Diploma you will study: Advanced WHS Risk Management Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics Industrial Epidemiology & Toxicology Occupational Health and Safety Systems Work Health and Safety Law Workplace Hazards and Hygiene


Average Score


6.5 overall and individual band scores of 6.0

Background Requirements


University of Wollongong

Institute Ranking

"#196 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #10 in Australia"

Program Ranking