1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.


Situated within the Faculty of Law and Business, the Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental (OHSE) Management provides students with advanced technical competencies in OHSE theory and practice. The course comprises eight units that will prepare you for a professional-level position in OHSE. The Graduate Diploma in OHSEM is a pathway program to the Master of OHSEM, and is an accredited course that provides students with the educational requirements to seek certification as an OHS Professional.

The Graduate Diploma is available as an exit award from the Master of OHSEM.

The course is offered online through Open Universities Australia.

Course duration

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

Campus availability and study mode

Deferment, credit points & course units


No deferment available.

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings

Start dates

Course costs

Important Note on Fees

All costs are calculated using current rates and are based on a full-time study load of 40 credit points (normally 4 units) per semester.

A student’s annual fee may vary in accordance with:

  • the number of units studied per semester;
  • the choice of major or specialisation; and
  • elective units.

The University reviews fees annually.

Essential requirements for admission

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites:

  1. Bachelor degree in a related discipline; or
  2. Bachelor degree in a different discipline and evidence of two years industry experience; or
  3. Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health Safety and Environmental Management or a related award.

Applying for admission

Pathways to further study

The Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management articulates into the Master of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management.

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