Master de Seguridad y Salud en el Trabajo (MSST)
This course builds on the graduate diploma to provide you with strong theoretical and practical occupational health and safety (OHS) skills in a range of disciplines. Your studies will emphasise industry-based assessment and the development of practical skills.
You will develop strong research skills and discover new knowledge and novel ways of solving problems. In your final semester you´ll complete an original research project under the guidance of one of our experienced staff.
Australian & NZ Students
A bachelor degree with a health, science or management-related background and 18 months subsequent work experience in occupational health and safety, or a Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety.
Minimum English language entry requirements:
IELTS ACADEMIC (INTERNATIONAL ENGLISH LANGUAGE TESTING SYSTEM)
YEAR 1 SEMESTER 1
Accident Prevention and Safety Management
Occupational Hygiene and Chemical Safety
Risk Management and Safety Technology
Health and Safety Economics and Management
YEAR 1 SEMESTER 2
Compensation and Injury Management
Health Research Methods
YEAR 2 SEMESTER 1
Health Sciences Research Dissertation
Health Sciences Research Project
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OPTIONAL UNITS TO SELECT FROM IN YEAR 2 SEMESTER 1
Health Sciences Research Dissertation Preparation
Health Impact Assessment
Environmental Health Risk Assessment
Employment prospects are excellent, with graduates often earning above average salaries. Graduates gain employment in a variety of industries including mining, oil, gas, manufacturing and construction. There is also demand for graduates in corporate, government, health and academic sectors. With the stringent legislative requirements for health and safety in the workplace and the increase in resources and commodity prices expected to continue, future demand for tertiary qualified occupational health and safety professionals is expected to be high.