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:

  • Work Health & Safety
  • 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 block teaching session of 3–5 days for exploration and application of subject material.


AIOH Accredited Course - Master of Work Health & Safety (Occupational Hygiene Specialisation) - University of Wollongong (Expires 12/2019) 

Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists Inc (AIOH)

IOSH: Approved training provider

Last reviewed: 15 November, 2017