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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety
GradDipOHS

Qualification Regulations

Part I

These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, and Graduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety requires that the candidate will:

(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified;

(b) have been awarded or qualified for a relevant Bachelor's degree or equivalent; and

(c) have completed at least two years of relevant professional experience or equivalent.

Qualification Requirements

2. Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety shall follow a flexible programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits, comprising:

(a) at least 75 credits at 300-level;

and including:

(b) any compulsory courses listed in the Schedule for the Qualification;

(c) attending Contact Workshops, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

3. Candidates seeking graduate membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (UK) must include courses 114.240, 251.370 and 251.372.

Specialisations

4. The Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety is awarded without an endorsement.

Student Progression

5. In cases of sufficient merit, the Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety may be awarded with distinction or merit provided that the programme of study does not extend beyond 36 months of part-time study.

Completion Requirements

6. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Undergraduate Qualifications will apply.

7. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

8. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Transitional Provisions

9. All candidates commencing study towards the Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety on or after 1 January 2017 must satisfy the requirements specified in these regulations.

10. All candidates who commenced study towards the Graduate Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health prior to 1 January 2017 may complete under the Graduate Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health regulations in the 2016 Massey University Calendar until 31 December 2020.

11. In all cases candidates must complete the qualification within the timeframes for completion as specified in the Completion Requirements.

12. These transition arrangements expire in 2020.

Schedule for the Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety

Compulsory courses (90 credits from)

128.300 Ergonomics/Human Factors: Work, Performance, Health and Design15 credits

251.271 Occupational Health and Safety I15 credits

251.272 Occupational Health and Safety II15 credits

251.370 Health and Safety Auditing15 credits

251.372 Occupational Hygiene15 credits
P 251.271 and 251.272 or 114.271 and 114.272

251.374 Project in Occupational Health and Safety15 credits
P 251.271 and 251.272 or 114.271 and 114.272

15 credits from

114.240 Organisational Behaviour15 credits

114.254 Employment Relations15 credits

128.200 Healthy Workplace Design15 credits

15 credits from

214.312 Environmental Monitoring and Investigative Methods15 credits

214.316 Bio-Physical Effects of Noise and Vibration15 credits

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