Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (4779)
- Approved Abbreviation: GDipOccupHlth&Safety
- Western Sydney University Program Code: 4779
- AQF Level: 8
CRICOS Code: 0101798
This program applies to students who commenced in 2020 or later.
The Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety provides students with an opportunity to develop advanced skills in leadership for quality and safety in healthcare provision. It also explores the socioeconomic, behavioural, biological and societal determinants of health and disease, providing a sound knowledge in epidemiology and the use of healthcare data for decision-making. It provides an entry point to the Master of Health Science (Occupational Health and Safety) for those who wish to continue on their professional development journey with further studies.
One year full-time or Two years part-time.
Prospective students should visit the following websites for general enquiries about this program.
Enquire about this program| Local Admission | International Admission |
|Online||Full Time||Online||See above|
|Online||Part Time||Online||See above|
|Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road||Full Time||Internal||See above|
|Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road||Part Time||Internal||See above|
An undergraduate or higher degree in a relevant health-related discipline
A graduate diploma or graduate certificate in any discipline and two years full-time equivalent work experience in a relevant health-related discipline
Applicants seeking admission on the basis of work experience must support their application with a Statement of Service for all work experience listed on the application.
Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas may be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) or directly through the Western Portal. Use the links below to apply via UAC or Western Sydney University. Applications made directly to Western Sydney do not have an application fee.
Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.
All other International applicants must apply directly to the University via the International Office.
International students applying to the University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on their website.
Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.
Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 80 credit points which include the subjects listed in the recommended sequence below.
Students must complete the following subjects
|PUBH 7016||Introduction to Epidemiology||10|
|PUBH 7033||The Social Determinants of Health||10|
|PUBH 7031||Health Systems and Policy||10|
|HLTH 7025||Healthcare Data for Decision-Making||10|
|HLTH 7022||Advanced Health Service Management||10|
|PUBH 7018||Leadership for Quality and Safety in Health Care||10|
|POLI 7002||Translation from Theory and Research to Policy||10|
|PUBH 7034||Workplace Safety and Risk Management||10|
|Total Credit Points||80|
Students: for further information on recommended progression please click the below link