Master of Occupational Health and Safety

Study Area

Health,Medicine and Pharmacy

Study Level



University of Wollongong



Course Detail



Intake Time

March, July

Standard Duration

1.5 Years

About the Course

The Master of Occupational Health and Safety provides students with an integrated teaching and research program, with the objective of promoting the highest level of safety and inspiring the next generation of Occupational Health and Safety professionals. 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. 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 OH&S 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 this postgraduate degree 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 & Hygiene In the final stage of the degree, you will apply your knowledge and skills to a research-based capstone workplace project. This will give you a high level of evidence-based professional practice in occupational health and safety, and allow application of those principles to a practical project.


Average Score


6.5 overall and individual band scores of 6

Background Requirements


University of Wollongong

Institute Ranking

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

Program Ranking