Master of Health (Workplace Health and Safety)

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00103D

Advance your workplace health and safety leadership skills, using evidence based practice, with a Master of Health (Workplace Health and Safety) from the Victorian Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (VIOSH).

Designed for

Occupational health and safety specialists


240 credit points over 2 years.


  • Contemporary workplace health and safety practice and risk, Workplace health and safety regulation, systems and complexity, Workplace health and safety and organisational effectiveness, The critical researcher, Research methods for health, Inquiry and analysis of literature, Research Thesis A & B.

Standard entry requirements

  • Entry requirements (year 12) Entry requirements (non year 12) Admission Criteria HE Study: Completion of a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma (Workplace Health and Safety) from Federation University (or equivalent)
  • OR other university qualifications and appropriate industrial experience and demonstrated academic standard to meet the requirements. Extra Requirements Applicants must supply a current resume with their application.

Study pathways

Recognition of Prior Learning is available, especially for those candidates with considerable industrial or research experience, and those who have completed Graduate Diploma or Masters studies elsewhere. Up to 50% of the course can be covered by recognition of prior learning. A PhD is also available in this field.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Online International: $48,300 No
  • Online/Off-campus : 2 years

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