Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety Science (Honours)
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

Make a positive difference to the lives of countless people as a qualified occupational health and safety professional. With this unique science-focused multidisciplinary program, you’ll combine your studies of health, psychology, law, ethics with management. Learn scientific approaches to identifying, assessing and controlling chemical, physical and biological hazards. You’ll also learn about psychosocial health factors, like stress, bullying, harassment and fatigue. With these key skills, you’ll be able to monitor and modify work environments, deliver education programs and analyse workplace data. You’ll devise, evaluate, audit and implement Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) management systems, complete accident investigations and ensure compliance with legislation. With practical skills gained through placements, worksite visits and industry experience, your career outcomes are excellent. For more information, visit Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety Science (Hons) at UQ.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C); One of Chemistry, Biology or Physics (Units 3 and 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
78.00
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

Notes

* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

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0

0

<5*

0

0

<5*

<5*

Percentage of all students

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

<5*

0.0%

0.0%

<5*

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5

Career opportunities

You may be employed in any workplace, including remote, rural or urban regions in Australia or overseas; across all industries (including mining, agriculture, retail, hospitality, leisure, tourism, cultural, construction, transport, manufacturing and healthcare); in government, the private sector or consultancies.

Membership

Australian Occupational Health and Safety Education Accreditation Board

Course Code
729201
Start Date
Offer rounds
Fee
CSP/$8240 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Location
Brisbane