Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety
Health - PGradDipOccHlthSfty(Curtin) - 301104
This course is only available to Singaporean and Permanent Resident applicants, or foreigners holding relevant working visas.
This course has an emphasis on practical and theoretical occupational health and safety (OHS) skills with a strong mix of science and technical practical and theoretical knowledge in the core discipline areas of risk management and accident prevention, ergonomics, occupational hygiene, health and safety economics and management, and compensation and injury management.
This course is recognised by several professional bodies including the Australasian Faculty of Occupational Medicine.
Employment prospects are excellent, with graduates often earning above average salaries. Graduates gain employment in a variety of industries including mining, oil, gas, manufacturing and construction. There is also demand for graduates in corporate, government, health and academic sectors. With the stringent legislative requirements for health and safety in the workplace and the increase in resources and commodity prices expected to continue, future demand for tertiary qualified occupational health and safety professionals is expected to be high.
Credit for previous study
If you have previously worked or studied in this field, you are encouraged to contact Curtin Singapore to discuss eligibility for recognition of prior learning.
Credits needed to graduate: 200.
Each unit is 25 credits.
- 310577 Risk management and Safety Technology 582
- 310578 Accident Prevention and Safety Management 581
- 310582 Health and Safety Ergonomics and Management 582
- 5467 Occupational Health and Safety Project/Practicum 590
2014 Entry requirements:
A bachelor degree from a recognised tertiary education institution.
Minimum academic entry requirements
Minimum English language entry requirements:IELTS: 6.5 (or equivalent)
Results from IELTS, TOEFL and CUTE are valid for two years.
These are only some of the ways you can prove your English competence. View the full list of English language entry requirements
Curtin Singapore campus
16 months part-time (4 trimesters)
|Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety|
|Trimester 1 (SG$)||$5000|
|Trimester 2 (SG$)||$5000|
|Trimester 3 (SG$)||$5000|
|Trimester 4 (SG$)||$5000|
|Total course fee||$20000|
*All fees are inclusive of 7% GST. Fees listed are indicative and subject to annual increases. View our fees and charges page for full details.
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