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Bachelor of Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (Top Up)

The University of Newcastle Australia


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Overview

Introduction

The Bachelor of Environmental and Occupational Environmental Health and Safety programme is a unique degree combining environmental health and control with Occupational Health and Safety (OHS). The programme was developed in response to a demand for professionals in Singapore who can access both areas. The degree provides a sound theoretical base and skills necessary to enable graduate professionals to manage new and emerging EOHS issues effectively. 

Graduates can assume professional roles in the management and practice of environmental health and safety management by applying knowledge acquired in this programme. 

The programme is designed for students and working adults who demonstrate that they have already achieved the equivalent of the first year of study through previous tertiary education.

 This degree is fully accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), the world’s biggest professional health and safety organisation. This programme is also approved by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) in its qualifying criteria as a requirement in applying to be a Workplace and Health Safety Officer (WSHO).

Accolades

 


Professional Accreditation

    

  • Fully accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), the world’s largest professional health and safety organisation.
  • Recognised by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) in its qualifying criteria as a requirement in applying to be a Workplace Safety & Health Officer (WSHO)

Programme Structure

Programme Duration

This programme can be completed in 16 months for the Full Time pathway and 24 months for the Part Time pathway.

 

Programme Structure

  • This programme consists of 16 modules
  • 3 trimesters in a year
  • 2 to 3 modules taught over 1 trimester
  • Approximately 40 contact hours per module delivered by both university's faculty and local lecturers

Assessment and Examination

Assessments may include laboratory assignments, tests, projects and final examinations.

 

Programme Outline

Year 2 Modules (arranged in alphabetical order)
ENVS2620 Bioscience for EOHS
ENVS2710 Environmental Control Practice
OHSE2610 OHS Practice
OHSE2630 Occupational Health
OHSE2640 Hygiene and Toxicology I
OHSE2720 Ergonomics for OHS
OHSE2730 Occupational Safety
OHSE2740 EOHS Management I

 

Year 3 Modules (arranged in alphabetical order)
ENVS3610 Environmental Impact Assessment
ENVS3750 Industrial Ecology for EOHS
OHSE3620 Epidemiology and Environmental Health
OHSE3630 Hygiene and Toxicology II
OHSE3640 Research Methods in EOHS
OHSE3710 International Perspectives on EOHS
OHSE3720 EOHS Law
OHSE3740 Risk Assessment and Management

 Delivery of modules may not follow the sequence as shown and subject to change.

 

Intakes

January, May and August

Admission Criteria

Local Student Admission

Admission Requirements:

The minimum entry requirements are:

  • Diploma in Health, Science or Engineering from a local polytechnic or other recognized institutions; OR
  • Diploma in Industrial engineering from PSB Academy; OR
  • Other Diploma or equivalent qualification that would be assessed on a case-by-case basis

 English Language Requirements:

  • Applicants should either possess a diploma from a recognised institution where English is the sole medium of instruction; OR
  • IELTS 6.0 (with no subbands below 6.0)

Note that all qualifications must be completed within eight years prior to commencement of the programme in order to be considered. Applicants with qualifications that are over eight years old, or with other relevant diploma qualifications may also apply, but will be assessed on a case-by-case basis by the university.

Exemption

All applicants who meet the admission criteria are granted exemption from the first year of the degree.

The below table lists further module exemptions for specified additional qualifications. Additional qualifications must have been completed within 8 years prior to commencing in this programme in order to be considered.

Qualification / Training Certificate Exemption
Environmental Control Officer Course ENVS2710 Environmental Control Practice
WSQ Specialist Diploma in Workplace Safety and Health OHSE2610 OHS Practice
OHSE2730 Occupational Safety
OHSE2740 EOHS Management I
OHSE3740 Risk Assessment and Management

 

International Student Admission

For more information on international students' entry requirements, please click here.

 

Fees

Local / International Student

Course fees (with 5 modules exemptions): $18,832.00

Course fees (16 Modules): $27,392.00

* All fees are inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually
* Programme fee excludes textbooks
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* All fees inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually
* Course fees are payable in instalments
* Programme fee excludes textbooks
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Financial Aid / Available Grants

Please click here to view financial aid and available grants.

 

Early Application Rebate

All non-Student Pass applicants who formally submit their applications 2 months before course commencement date and accept their offer by making their first installment payment will be eligible for an early-bird sign-up rebate of 5% off their total course fees.

Local Applications

Step 1: Download application form

Application Form for Enrolment:

 

Step 2: Completed application forms should be submitted to PSB Academy accompanied by

  • A non-refundable application fee to be made payable to 'PSB ACADEMY PTE LTD' by cheque or money order
  • Certified true copies of transcripts and certificates
  • Photocopy of NRIC / Passport
  • For Master's degree programme application, please attach reference letters as per University's requirement.

For company-sponsored applicants:
- Payment must be made by company cheque.
- Please write applicant's name and NRIC, Programme Title and Programme Date on the reverse side of the cheque.

 

Local Application Fee (Inclusive of 7% GST) with effect from 1st January 2018
Certificate and Diploma S$64.20
Bachelor's and Master's Degree S$107.00


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International Applications

How to Apply

Please click here to view application procedures.