Federation University Australia

Master of Health (Workplace Health and Safety)

Federation University Australia

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

This course aims to produce Workplace Health and Safety OH&S researchers who can evaluate WH&S interventions and add to the evidence base for the discipline area.

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

  • Completion of a Graduate Diploma of Occupational Hazard Management from Federation University Australia, or an equivalent qualification from another University
  • OR Other University qualifications and appropriate industrial experience, and considered to have obtained an appropriate academic standard by the Selection Committee.International: Academic IELTS with an Overall score of 6.5, with no bands less than 6.0, or equivalent.

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 program can be covered by recognition of prior learning. A PhD is also available in this field.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $46,000 No
  • Flexible Delivery : 2 years
Online International: $46,000 No
  • Online/Off-campus : 2 years

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