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

Contact details and related links


2018 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, 2018 - Not all courses will appear on your enrolment summary, you will need search for any missing courses using the course search function:

PUBH1361 Principles and Practice of Work Health and Safety

PUBH1384 Critical Thinking and Decision Making

1st Year students in PUBH1361 & PUBH1384 start on 19 February 9:00am–5:00pm.            

Tutorials commence on 27 February 6:00–8:00pm (Collaborate open from 5:30pm). Students can also attend these on-line in real time. Tutorials will be held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

 

Semsester 2, 2018 - Not all courses will appear on your enrolment summary, you will need search for missing courses using the course search function:

PUBH1012 Occupational Ergonomics

1st Year students in ENVI1020 & PUBH1012 start 9 July 9:00am–5:00pm. PUBH1012 students also have a practical Class on Saturday 14 July 9:00am–4:00pm

Tutorials commencing 17 July 6:00–8:00pm will be held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Students can also attend these tutorials on-line in real time; access from 5:30pm.

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

Work Health and Safety Legal Systems12ENVI1020City Campus1464
 
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, 2018 - Not all courses will appear on your enrolment summary, you will need search for missing courses using the course search function:

PUBH1358 Work Hazards and their Control

PUBH1385 The Psychosocial Work Environment

2nd Year students in PUBH1358 & PUBH1385 start on 12 February 9:00am–5:00pm.   

Tutorials commence on 27 February 6:00–8:00pm (Collaborate open from 5:30pm). Students can also attend these on-line in real time. Students can also attend these on-line in real time.

 

Semester 2, 2018 - Not all courses will appear on your enrolment summary, you will need to do a search for missing courses using the course search function:

PUBH1360 Work Health and Safety and the Organisation

PUBH1386 Work Health and Safety Intervention Project

2nd Year students in PUBH1360 & PUBH1386 start 2 July 9:00am–5:00pm

Tutorials commencing 17 July 6:00–8:00pm will be held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Students can also attend these tutorials on-line in real time; access from 5:30pm.

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

There are currently no classes scheduled to satisfy this requirement.
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

Research Methods12YesBIOL2411City Campus2108
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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, 2018 - Not all courses will appear on your enrolment summary, you will need to search for missing courses using the course search function:

PUBH1403 Toxicology and Epidemiology

PUBH1359 Assessment and Control of Physical and Biological Hazards

3rd Year students in PUBH1403 & PUBH1359 start on 5 February 9:00am – 5:00pm

PUBH1358 students will also have a practical Class on Saturday 17 February 9:00am–5:00pm

PUBH1359 students have a class and practical on Saturday & Sunday 10-11 February.

Tutorials commence on 27 February 6:00–8:00pm (Collaborate open from 5:30pm). Students can also attend these on-line in real time. Tutorials will be held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

 

Semsester 2, 2018 - Not all courses will appear on your enrolment summary, you will need search for missing courses using the course search function:

PUBH1387 Monitoring and Control of Workplace Contaminants

PUBH1404 Occupational Hygiene Project

3rd Year Students in PUBH1358 start 25 June. PUBH1404 students combine with PUBH1386 students.

Tutorials commencing 17 July 6:00–8:00pm will be held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Students can also attend these tutorials on-line in real time; access from 5:30pm.

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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

There are currently no classes scheduled to satisfy this requirement.
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 Campus10831109
Leadership and Management12BUSM1530City Campus11421144
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 Campus2108
Applied Science Research Project 2424YesBIOL2328City Campus2093
 

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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 2230
Email: susanne.tepe@rmit.edu.au

Timetabling

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

 

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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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