CQUniversity Australia

CQ26 - Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety

CQUniversity Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 085324K

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Study the Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety and equip yourself with professional skills to enhance your employability. Your studies will equip you with knowledge, skills and initiatives in the areas of occupational hygiene, workplace rehabilitation, ergonomics, safety and occupational health and safety management.

This course is a professional degree based on the study of occupational health and safety. It will present you with the opportunity to undertake a plan and apply your discipline of study to specifically designated career path options. It has been designed to prepare professionals in occupational health and safety with specifically applied knowledge, attitudes, skills and initiatives in the safety science areas of:

  • Occupational health;
  • Occupational hygiene
  • Ergonomics and human factors;
  • Accident investigation; and
  • Occupational health and safety management.

In addition, you have the option to select from a wide array of electives to suit personal needs and interests.

Units are designed to drive you through project-based authentic industry-relevant assessment tasks. Throughout this course you are provided opportunities to practically apply your learning, including participation in supervised worksite visits with practical opportunities to apply your learning to given situations. In addition, you will perform 120 hours of work practicum as a capstone project. This presents you with valuable learning and application opportunities before the completion of your studies.

The purpose of this course is to produce graduates who are confident and competent health and safety professionals ready to be employed as workplace leaders in health and safety decision making and management. Graduates will be able to facilitate, educate, problem solve and promote health and safety at workplaces and in the community.

COURSE STRUCTURE

You are required to complete a total of 24 units, comprising of 20 core units and four units from your chosen minor:

  • Environmental Studies
  • Human Factors
  • Liberal Studies
  • Population Health
  • Safety Science

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AND OUTCOMES

The Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety is your gateway into many professions within the workplace health and safety industry. On completion you will be qualified to work in areas such as:

  • Ergonomics
  • Industrial safety
  • Occupational hygiene
  • Risk management.

Employment opportunities may also exist within:

  • Primary industry
  • Rural safety
  • Manufacturing
  • Mining
  • Services industry
  • Employer associations
  • The defence force
  • Health industry
  • Government authorities.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 30,120 Per Year Read moreTerm fee: 15,060
Start date: March 2021
July 2021
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Brisbane Campus

160 Ann Street
Brisbane Queensland 4000
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 30,120 Per Year Read moreTerm fee: 15,060
Start date: March 2021
July 2021
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Rockhampton North Campus

554-700 Yaamba Road
Rockhampton Queensland 4701
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 30,120 Per Year Read moreTerm fee: 15,060
Start date: March 2021
July 2021
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Bundaberg Campus

6 University Drive
Bundaberg Queensland 4670
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 30,120 Per Year Read moreTerm fee: 15,060
Start date: March 2021
July 2021
Duration: 3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Study mode: Self study / online (without attendance)
Address

Rockhampton City Campus

114-190 Canning Street
Rockhampton Queensland 4700
Australia

Entry criteria

Completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent; or completion of AQF Certificate IV or equivalent; or completion of an approved university foundation studies program.

English requirements

IELTS Academic: 6.0 (with no individual band score of less than 5.5); TOEFL Internet-based: Overall score of 75 with no score less than 17; Pearson Test of English Academic: Overall score of 54 with no score less than 46; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) / Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): Overall test score of 169 (with no individual band score of less than 154).

Address

Rockhampton City Campus
114-190 Canning Street
Rockhampton Queensland 4700
Australia