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    CQUniversity Australia

    Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety

    CQUniversity Australia

    CQUniversity Australia

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    Australia, Rockhampton

    University RankQS Ranking
    589

    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Bachelor

    Study Type

    Full Time

    Delivery

    Online

    Course Code

    085324K

    Campuses

    Online

    Program Language

    English

    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake Deadlines10-Mar-2025 20-Jun-2025
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    Duration 3 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 36,120  / year
    Apply Date 20-Jun-2025
    Next Intake 10-Mar-2025

    Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety

    About

    The Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety is designed to develop your expertise in the identification of occupational health and safety (OHS) hazards in the workplace.

    Your studies will equip you with knowledge, skills and initiatives in the areas of occupational hygiene, workplace rehabilitation, ergonomics, safety and occupational health and safety management.

    In addition, you will have the option to select from a wide variety of electives to suit your personal needs and interests.

    Your training will include decision making, problem-solving and management skills that are highly desired by employers.

    The course provides you with a variety of hands-on experiences, including participation in worksite visits and 120 hours of work placement, ensuring you graduate work ready.

    Upon completion, you will be prepared to facilitate, educate and promote health and safety in the workplace.

    Study the Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety full-time or part-time, and online from your home country and benefit from the flexibility to gain practical experience and earn while you learn.

    If you want to learn how business works, and like to strategise and manage, a course in business may be for you. There are no limitations to where a business qualification can take you. Choose from a broad spectrum of fields, and develop highly desired, transferable skills such as team work and communication.

    Wide Choice of study areas
    Select from arts, accounting, business, hospitality, human resource management,management, marketing, professional communication, property, public relations, retail, supply chain management, tourism, warehousing, social innovation and more to suit your personal interests and career goals.

    Flexibility
    Benefit from the flexibility to study full-time or part-time and either on-campus or online. Choose from a number of majors, minors and elective units to individually tailor your learning to suit you.

    Graduate work ready
    At CQUniversity, we provide the right mix of theory and practical experiences to ensure you graduate work ready, making you attractive to employers and helping to broaden your career opportunities.

    Life-long learning
    You will have the opportunity to gain crucial life-long learning and transferable generic skills, such as critical thinking and problem solving. You will be able to apply these skills to a range of employment opportunities and life situations.

    Postgraduate and research
    CQUniversity offers a range of postgraduate and research courses.

    Quality Education, Wherever You Are
    Between our reputation for learning, teaching and research, our renowned online education offering, and our status as Australia's largest regional university, rest assured you will get a world-class education when you choose CQUniversity.A Uni That

    A Uni That Knows Credibility is Key
    In just 25 years, CQUniversity has achieved some amazing feats and emerged as one of Australia’s truly great universities. We have been ranked among the best in the world for our teaching and learning, and are internationally recognised for our focus on Social Innovation. Our graduates are some of the most sought-after in Australia, due to our reputation for work integrated learning and industry-aligned courses, and experience some of the nation's best graduate outcomes in terms of full-time employment and starting salary. CQUni is also regarded as the nation's most inclusive and engaged university, with our award-winning academic and research staff making a real impact on the communities and industries we serve.

    A Uni That Leads in Online Education
    A pioneer in online study, CQUniversity has more than two decades of experience providing high quality online learning experiences across the country and even internationally. We work hard to deliver the latest techniques in online study, and have even planned our physical sites to provide more services to our widespread online study cohort.

    A Uni That Knows Convenience Counts
    CQUniversity is truly focused on our students' needs, and that means responding to what, how and where they want to study. It is why we are now Australia's largest regional university, with more than 20 metropolitan and regional locations across five states, delivering TAFE and university qualifications in on-campus, online and supported online modes to more than 30,000 students.

    A Uni That Knows Your Experience Matters
    CQUniversity's strong focus on student experience ensures that you are prepared and supported on your student journey. Support services include on-campus or online orientation to assist your transition into university life, course and career advice, financial support options, study support, ongoing assistance through the Student Mentor program, counselling services, support for students with disability or medical conditions, Indigenous student support and more.

    Requirements

    Entry Requirements

    Entry Requirements 
    English (Units 3 & 4, C) or equivalent 

    English Language Proficiency Requirements 
    If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University. 

    Applicants are required to provide documentation confirming completion of: 
    - A secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), or 
    - An Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Certificate IV qualification, or 
    - An AQF Diploma level qualification, or 
    - Bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years fulltime with a minimum overall GPA 4.0 

    completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or United States of America, which will meet the English proficiency. 
      
    If you are an international student, additional requirements may apply, please visit international student information for more details. 

    If you do not satisfy any of the above, you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores: 
    - An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or 
    - Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT - Requires 75 or better overall and no score less than 17; or 
    - Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; or 
    - An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components. 

    English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study and must appear on a single result certificate. 

    Each student will be assessed individually. 

    English Program Requirements

    If you don’t meet our English language entry requirements and need to improve your English language proficiency, you can do so through our approved English Language Instruction Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) providers. This means that you can attend the required English language tuition at approved ELICOS providers and gain direct entry into university without an IELTS or TOEFL test.

    Career

    The Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) is your gateway to a career in roles such as:

    • Occupational Therapist
    • Mental Health Worker
    • Rehabilitation Consultant
    • Policy Maker in local and federal government.

    As an Occupational Therapist you may find employment in a range of settings such as:

    • community health
    • industry
    • public and private hospitals
    • rehabilitation centres
    • schools
    • nursing homes
    • research institutions
    • centres for persons with a social, intellectual or physical disability
    • private practice.

    Fee Information

    +estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load


    Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
    Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 36,120 

    How to Apply

    • Select your course
    • Check entry requirements.
    • Check your eligibility for credit.
    • Apply online
    • Obtain certified documents.
    • Submit your application and documents.
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    Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety

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