Please refer to: BACHELOR OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY SCIENCE (HONOURS)

The Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety Science is no longer available.

Duration

4 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2014

Semester 1

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

64

Faculty

Science

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety Science.

Entry requirements

OP/Entry Rank 2014

12/74

Meeting minimum entry scores does not guarantee admission. Entry requirements may change from year to year.

Don't have the OP or rank?

QTAC Code(s)

729201 - B Occupational Hlth&SafetySc(H
729201 - The UQ OP Guarantee Scheme applies to this program

Prerequisites

Year 12 or equivalent - English, Mathematics B and Chemistry

Don't have the subject requirements?

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2014 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Enquiries for Australian students

Professor Mike Capra/Faculty of Science

Email: m.capra@uq.edu.au or science.enquiries@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 1888

Web:

Duration

4 Years full-time

Commencing 2014

Semester 1

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

64

Faculty

Science

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety Science.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Year 12 or equivalent - English, Mathematics B and Chemistry View the equivalent qualifications for international students.

CRICOS Code: 065328E

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

View the entry requirements for international students.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2014 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the UQ International.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 15 of the previous year for Category 1 and 2 countries; October 15 of the previous year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing.

How to apply

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Web:

Enquire online

Why study the Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety Science?

This program has been replaced with the Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety Science (Honours) (BOHSSc (Hons)). For further information please refer to the following link Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety Science (Honours) (BOHSSc (Hons)).

What you can study

The curriculum is based on sound foundations in science, with the first year predominately science courses, but including an introduction to the discipline of occupational health and safety. The subsequent three years of the program focus on specific aspects of occupational health and safety. The final semester of the program is a series of industry placements - either with a single industry partner or up to four separate industry partners.

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety Science.

Click on the course code to view the Course Profile, for further information including advice of courses with shared teaching activities. Refer also to PPL 3.20.02 Course and Program Design - Procedures.

Placement courses

There are four courses (#8) of industry placements required in the final semester of the program.

Honours

Honours is a modified program of study in year 4, with entry based on grade point average.

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

OP/Entry Rank 2014
12/74

Admission to all UQ programs is competitive - the number of places available is usually smaller than the number of people applying. For this reason, meeting minimum entry scores doesn't guarantee admission.

QTAC Code(s)
729201 - B Occupational Hlth&SafetySc(H

Prerequisites

Year 12 or equivalent - English, Mathematics B and Chemistry

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre.

Click here for application procedures for Australian students.

Closing date

Please refer to the QTAC website (www.qtac.edu.au) for details of closing dates for the submission of applications, documentation and changes of preference.

Entry requirements for International students

View the entry requirements for international students.

Prerequisites

Year 12 or equivalent - English, Mathematics B and Chemistry View the equivalent qualifications for International students.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 065328E

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the UQ International.

Click here for application procedures for International students.

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 15 of the previous year for Category 1 and 2 countries; October 15 of the previous year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2014 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2014 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

What you can do with a Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety Science

Careers

Occupational health and safety professionals work to enhance the safety and health of all workers. Occupational health and safety professionals work anywhere there is a workplace, so your future place of work could be as diverse as a remote mine site, a large corporate office, a laboratory or a movie set; within Australia or internationally. On a day-to-day basis OHS professionals are involved in: monitoring and modifying the work environment; delivering education programs, including wellness programs; analysing workplace data; devising, evaluating and implementing OHS management systems; undertaking OHS auditing and inspections; completing accident investigation; ensuring compliance with legislation.

Occupational health and safety graduates enjoy a well paid and diverse career with an ability to work anywhere, including: remote, rural or urban regions; nationally or internationally; across all industries (including: mining, agricultural, retail, hospitality, construction, transport, manufacturing, health care); in government, private sector or consultancy, and enjoy flexible working conditions (including options for part-time work). Graduates from the BOHSSc are eligible to become members of the following professional associations: Safety Institute of Australia; Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia; Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety Science

To complete the Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety Science, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student is required to obtain #64 from Part A of the BOccHlth&SafeSc List. For honours, a student is required to obtain #64 taking a program modified as listed in Part B of the BOccHlth&SafeSc List (yet to be approved). Refer to BOccHlth&SafeSc rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety Science.

Program Rules for the Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety Science