MC135 - Master of Occupational Health and Safety

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RMIT program code: MC135
Plan name: Master of Occupational Health and Safety
Plan code: MC135P13
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24

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2019 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 
AND  Year Three of Program
 

Students normally enrol into and complete the Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety. Those students who have a prior bachelor degree in Science, Health Science or Engineering, can continue into the Master of Occupational Health and Safety year on successful completion of the graduate diploma program GD052.

Students enrolled in the Masters program can apply for an early exit after the second year with the award of Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety.

Program MC135 is delivered in a mixed mode format, with one week each semester as full-time face-to-face contact on the Melbourne City campus, and the remainder of the semester being conducted through real time on-line tutorials.

Please note: the full-time study week is held outside the regular academic semester dates; attendance is compulsory.

Please note: as lectures run outside the normal semester time, your courses are not included in the Student Timetabling System.

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Year One of Program

Year One consists of four courses - two in Semester 1 and two in Semester 2. The courses are taught in mixed mode, with a compulsory one week attendance in each semester at the City campus, and the remainder of the semester contact provided in real-time online tutorials through the web.

 

Semester 1:  1st year students in PUBH1384 & PUBH1361 start 24th February

Semester 2: 1st year students in ENVI1020 & PUBH1012 start 15th July

PUBH1012 students start on Wednesday 17 July and also have a practical class on Saturday 20th July.

All lectures are recorded and, together with reading and other materials, available online to students through myStudies via myRMIT. Many assignments are focused on an analysis of the student's organisation in relation to the relevant topic.

Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Principles and Practice of Work Health and Safety12PUBH1361City Campus1562
Critical Thinking and Decision Making12PUBH1384City Campus1563
Work Health and Safety Legal Systems12ENVI1020City Campus1535
Occupational Ergonomics12PUBH1012City Campus1536
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

Year Two consists of four courses - two in Semester 1 and two in Semester 2. The courses are taught in mixed mode, with a compulsory one week attendance in each semester at the City campus, and the remainder of the semester provided in real time on-line tutorials through the web.

 

Semester 1: 2nd year students PUBH1358 & PUBH1385 start 17th February

PUBH1358 students will also have a practical class on Saturday 2nd March

Semester 2: Students in PUBH1360 & PUBH1386 start 8th July

All lectures are recorded and, together with reading and other materials, available online to students through myStudies via myRMIT. Many assignments and the final project are focused on an analysis of the student's organisation in relation to the relevant topic.

Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Work Hazards and their Control12YesPUBH1358City Campus1564
The Psychosocial Work Environment12YesPUBH1385City Campus1565
Work Health and Safety and the Organisation12YesPUBH1360City Campus1537
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Work Health and Safety Intervention Project12YesPUBH1386City Campus1538
Research Methods12YesBIOL2411City Campus1272
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AND

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Year Three of Program

The third year of this program is focused on delivery of a workplace research project.  This involves a course on Research Methods and a literature review (Research Project 1) in your first semester, and a 24 credit point project (Research Project 2) in your second semester.  Research Methods is an internet-based course.

Students continuing to Year 3 of the program should discuss their enrolment with Associate Professor Susanne Tepe, email susanne.tepe@rmit.edu.au or ph. (03) 9925 2899

 

 

Semester 1: PUBH1403 & PUBH1359 start 10th February 

Semester 2: Students in PUBH1360/PUBH1404 & PUBH1386 start 8th July. PUBH1404 students combine with PUBH1386 students for lectures and tutorials

PUBH1387 start 3rd July 

 

All lectures are recorded and, together with reading and other materials, available online to students through myStudies via myRMIT. Many assignments and the final project are focused on an analysis of the student's organisation in relation to the relevant topic.

 

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Occupational Hygiene Option: Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Toxicology and Epidemiology12YesPUBH1403City Campus1566
Monitoring and Control of Workplace Contaminants12YesPUBH1387City Campus1539
Assessment and Control of Physical and Biological Hazards12YesPUBH1359City Campus1567
Occupational Hygiene Project12YesPUBH1404City Campus1540
OR

Management Option: Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Management 1 - Managing People12BUSM1162City Campus19851964
Introduction to Business Management12BUSM4151City Campus18531762
Leadership and Management12BUSM1530City Campus18311740
Work Health and Safety Intervention Project12YesPUBH1386City Campus1538
OR

Research Option: Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Research Methods12YesBIOL2411City Campus1272
Research Project B (Implementation)24YesBIOL2328City Campus12861283
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

Assoc. Prof. Susanne Tepe
School of Property, Construction and Project Management
Building: 8
Level: 8
Tel: +61 3 9925 2899
Email: susanne.tepe@rmit.edu.au

Timetabling

Please go to the Class timetables web page to access timetabling information.

 

Material fees

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Enrolment

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*Semester 1 classes generally commence in February and Semester 2 classes generally commence in July. Please contact your school for more information about specific class start days.

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