1.5 years full-time or equivalent part-time.


Situated within the Faculty of Law and Business, the Master of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental (OHSE) Management provides students with technical competencies in OHSE theory and practice. The course comprises the equivalent of 12 units that will prepare you for a management-level position in OHSE. The Master of OHSEM is accredited with the Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board so graduates may seek certification as an OHS Professional.

A Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are available as exit awards from the Master of OHSEM.

The course is offered online through Open Universities Australia.

Course duration

1.5 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Campus availability and study mode

Open Universities Australia students only.

Deferment, credit points & course units


No deferment available.

Exit Point

A student who has completed the requirements prescribed for the Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management or Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management may exit from the course with the relevant award.

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 Diploma in Occupational Health Safety and Environmental Management.

Applying for admission

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