Master of Occupational Hygiene and Toxicology

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00279B

Occupational Hygienists aim to identify, manage and control occupational and environmental hazards across all industries including advising organisations and local communities about the potential health impacts as a result of exposure to hazards. This course will enable you to develop and upgrade your professional and communication skills in the field of occupational and environmental hygiene. On completion of the program, you’ll be expected to demonstrate a high level of competence in the recognition, evaluation, assessment, and control of potential occupational and environmental hazards, and have a solid foundation of knowledge of the potential impacts of occupational hazards and conditions on exposed populations. You’ll also be able to recommend and evaluate appropriate control measures to prevent, reduce or eliminate exposures to occupational and/or environmental hazards, and to participate in the development and implementation of appropriate occupational hygiene monitoring programs.


12 Units 240 Credit Points.

Standard entry requirements

All applicants are required to have an appropriate undergraduate degree or postgraduate qualification in relevant sciences such as physics, chemistry, human biology or health and safety management. Academic admission requirements (Band 8) may be satisfied through completion of a Bachelor degree in a cognate discipline or where accepted, equivalent prior learning, including at least five years relevant professional experience.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Online International: $73,300 Yes
  • Online/Off-campus : 2 years

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