Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety
CQUniversity - Online

Course outline

This course develops expertise in identifying occupational health and safety hazards in the workplace. Studies equip students with knowledge, skills and initiatives in occupational hygiene, workplace rehabilitation, ergonomics, safety, and occupational health and safety management. Training will include decision making, problem-solving and management skills that are highly desired by employers. The course provides students with a variety of hands-on experiences, including participation in worksite visits and 120 hours of work placement, ensuring graduates are work ready. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety.

Note

This course requires attendance at compulsory residential schools.

Other requirements

Students complete 120 hours of work placement. Prior to a work placement or internship, a prospective employer may require students to undertake health or security checks. For full course requirements, visit courses at CQUniversity.

Admissions Criteria

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

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
General Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C); a General Science Subject (Units 3 and 4, C).
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

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, 2024

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Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Graduates will be qualified to work in areas such as ergonomics, industrial safety, occupational hygiene and risk management.

Membership

Graduates may be eligible to apply for Chartered Professional Membership with the Safety Institute of Australia once they have completed the appropriate years of service.

Course Code
850465
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Fee
CSP/$9416 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Rockhampton & surrounds