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


2017 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 OHS. Those students who have a prior bachelor degree in Science, Health Science or Engineering, can continue into the Masters OHS year on successful completion of the Graduate Diploma OHS.

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

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.

In 2017 the Year 1 teaching block weeks will be: 1st Semester - February 13th - 17th and 2nd Semester - July 3rd - 8th.

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.

Semester One: Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Principles and Practice of Work Health and Safety12PUBH1361City Campus1180
Critical Thinking and Decision Making12PUBH1384City Campus1181
AND

Semester Two: Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Occupational Ergonomics12PUBH1012City Campus1178
Work Health and Safety Legal Systems12ENVI1020City Campus1183
 
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.

In 2017 the Year 2 teaching block weeks will be: 1st Semester February 20th - 25th and 2nd Semester July 10th - 14th.

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.

{

Stream One - Occupational Health and Safety : Semester One: Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Occupational Hazards and Control 112YesPUBH1358City Campus1179
The Psychosocial Work Environment12YesPUBH1385City Campus1182
AND

Semester Two: Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Work Health and Safety and the Organisation12YesPUBH1360City Campus1180
Work Health and Safety Intervention Project12YesPUBH1386City Campus1181
}
OR
{

Stream Two - Occupational Hygiene : Semester One: Complete the following Two (2) 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

Semester Two: Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Work Health and Safety Intervention Project12YesPUBH1386City Campus1181
}
 
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

{

Option A - Semester One: Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Research Methods12YesBIOL1070Bundoora Campus15601530
BIOL2411City Campus1789
Research Project 112YesBIOL2230Bundoora Campus15611531
AND

Semester Two: Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Applied Science Research Project 2424YesBIOL2231Bundoora Campus15621532
}
OR
{

Option B - Semester One: Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Research Methods12YesBIOL1070Bundoora Campus15601530
BIOL2411City Campus1789
AND

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

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

The Psychosocial Work Environment12YesPUBH1385City Campus1182
Leadership and Management12BUSM1530City Campus24462361
People and Organisations12BUSM3249City Campus24502364
AND

Semester Two: Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Work Health and Safety Research Project12YesPUBH1404City Campus1182
AND

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

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Work Health and Safety and the Organisation12YesPUBH1360City Campus1180
Leadership and Management12BUSM1530City Campus24462361
People and Organisations12BUSM3249City Campus24502364
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

Assoc. Prof. Susanne Tepe
School of Science (Applied Sciences)
Building: 3
Level: 2
Room: 3
Bowen Lane, Melbourne 3001
Tel: +61 3 9925 2899
Fax: +61 3 9925 5290
Email: susanne.tepe@rmit.edu.au

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