Postgraduate Admission Pathway - Master of Health Science (Occupational Health and Safety) 1 year pathway

Western Sydney University Postgraduate Admission Pathway Code: A4052.1

This version of the specialisation is available to new and continuing students.

Related Courses

4698.3 Master of Health Science
4698.4 Master of Health Science

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO

This specialisation focuses on the practice of workplace health within national and international frameworks. It explores issues such as the physical, social and mental impact of the occupational environment on health. Strategies for the management of workplace health are examined, together with methods of monitoring and evaluating occupational health programs. Students have the opportunity to develop a safety systems program concentrating on hazard identification, risk assessment and devising control measures incorporating safety management principles. Students in this specialisation can further focus their studies in areas relevant workplace health and safety officers, such as project management, and research and development.


Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Online Online Stewart Alford
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal Stewart Alford

Postgraduate Admission Pathway Structure

Students must complete 80 credit points, as listed below.

Domain Units

401076 Introduction to Epidemiology
401372 The Social Determinants of Health

Specialisation Core

401361 Advanced Health Service Management
400777 Leadership for Quality and Safety in Health Care
102180 Translation from Theory and Research to Policy
401373 Workplace Safety and Risk Management

Capstone /Applied Units

401369 Professional Project in Health 1

Further information on recommended progression is available on the Postgraduate Health Science progression page.

Postgraduate Health Science Progression

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