Master of Safety Leadership

Program code

5701

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

3 years part-time

Credit points

120

Commencing in

For Continuing Students Only

About this program

You will learn to provide thought leadership and business leadership in safety. The program will equip you with an advanced understanding of modern safety theory and practice, including resilience, complexity science, drift, and appreciative understanding of work. You will advance from the implementation of process and prescription towards an ability to provide strategic advice.

The first year of the Master of Safety Leadership Program is common with the Graduate Certificate in Safety Leadership, and provides a critical understanding of safety theory, ethics, organisational research and safety management systems. The Master program includes further material on understanding, managing and communicating about risk. You will develop expertise in safety scholarship and learn the concepts, methods and skills required for research, workplace improvement and further learning. You will plan and execute a substantial research or industry project, based on your chosen topic. This degree will also make you eligible for further doctoral research.

Duration

The Master of Safety Leadership offers a range of different durations depending on your previous studies:

If you have: You may be eligible to complete this program in:
Bachelor, related discipline 3 years part-time
Graduate Certificate in Safety Leadership 2 years part-time (with 40 credit points of advanced standing)

Attendance information

The Master of Safety Leadership program is offered part-time only, on-campus (at Nathan) and online.

My career opportunities

You will find career opportunities in system safety, process safety, and occupational health and safety roles at manager and director levels, particularly in industries such as energy, construction, healthcare, aviation, mining, manufacturing, transport, and human services. Exciting career paths are available in corporations, government and consulting firms. You will also be prepared for a research-related career and eligible for entry into a doctoral program and for consideration for higher degree by research scholarships.

Pathways to further study

Students who have successfully completed the Master of Safety Leadership (and have achieved suitable grades) will be eligible for admission into a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program.

Fee-paying postgraduate (domestic) students

Indicative annual tuition fee

The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points.

The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

Tuition fees
  • A fee-paying postgraduate student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program prior to 2014 is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student commenced the program.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program from 2014 onwards is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.

Program fees for the Master of Safety Leadership (5701)


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Changing programs

If a postgraduate student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.

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