School of Health and Society

Work Health and Safety

Studies in Work Health & Safety (WHS) focus on understanding the plethora of hazards faced in the workplace environment and fostering a safer working environment.

The Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Masters and Doctorate level courses develop specialised knowledge and skills that equip graduates to address the complex nature of workplace occupational health and safety issues.

The courses include study areas and specialisations such as:

  • Ergonomics
  • Occupational Hygiene Practice
  • Risk Management
  • Health Promotion

Study Requirements

The WHS program has a flexible mode of delivery. For each subject content is delivered initially online for 3–6 weeks, followed by a face to face block teaching session of 3–5 days for exploration and application of subject material, with some of the subjects this is followed by a post block online for 3-6 weeks.


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Last reviewed: 7 January, 2019