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Master of Occupational Hygiene and Toxicology

Aims to develop professionals in the field of occupational and environmental hygiene.

In particular, this coursework Masters aims to develop the skills of identification, evaluation and control of workplace hazards that may adversely impact on the health of workers and/or the local community.

On completion of the program it is expected that students should be able to: demonstrate a high level competence in identification, evaluation and control of potential occupational and environmental stressors; demonstrate a good understanding of the potential impacts of a range of occupational agents and conditions on exposed populations; evaluate the qualitative and quantitative occupational aspects of exposure assessments, including dose-response and risk; recommend and evaluate appropriate control measures using the hierarchy of control to reduce or eliminate exposures to occupational and/or environmental hazards; participate in the development and implementation of appropriate occupational hygiene monitoring programs; interpret and advise on legislation and standards as it may apply to a range of occupational hazards; solve multifaceted problems by a combination of site observations, review of the literature, exposure measurement and data analysis using scientific methodology; and communicate effectively to a wide audience base on a range of occupational hygiene issues.

Joondalup Campus

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South West (Bunbury) Campus

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Online Semester 1 - full & part-time Semester 2 - full & part-time
Duration 2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Course Code I01
Entry requirements Prerequisites

Study in Perth

This course is not available to students with an International student visa.

Study Online

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Online Semester 1 - full & part-time Semester 2 - full & part-time

More course information

Course code I01
Entry requirements Course specific English competency
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For more detailed unit information for this course take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

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