114-190 Canning Street
Rockhampton Queensland 4700
CRICOS course code: 085324K
Level of study: Undergraduate
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:
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.
You are required to complete a total of 24 units, comprising of 20 core units and four units from your chosen minor:
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:
Employment opportunities may also exist within:
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Brisbane Campus160 Ann Street
Rockhampton North Campus554-700 Yaamba Road
Bundaberg Campus6 University Drive
Completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent; or completion of AQF Certificate IV or equivalent; or completion of an approved university foundation studies program.
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).