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Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

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UAC code

UON Singapore

Start dates
  • Trimester 1 - 11 Jan 2021
  • Trimester 2 - 10 May 2021
  • Trimester 3 - 6 Sep 2021
Mode of delivery

Face to Face


3 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 8 years maximum.

Program code: 11487

Study environmental and occupational health and safety

Create healthy, innovative workplaces. It’s a safe path to career success.

In Singapore and worldwide, there’s surging demand for experts with dual knowledge in environmental health and OHS. This world-class degree combines the two fields, giving you the best foundation for a successful career at home or abroad.

Protect the health and safety of others. Improve workplace efficiency. Create better work environments for local and global innovation. Delivered at The University of Newcastle Singapore, this program is designed to complement your work and personal commitments – helping you advance your career and gain global connections while you work.

Why study with us?

  • Hands-on experience: Gain significant real-world experience with environmental field visits and integrated learning at industrial sites, preparing you for a successful career.
  • Flexible delivery: Fit your studies around your work and personal life, with courses delivered during the evenings.
  • Unique partnership: Delivered in partnership with PSB Academy in Singapore, you’ll have unique opportunities to access international perspectives and support.

12 ? Medical and Health Sciences areas rated at 'well above world standard'

What you will study

This multi-disciplinary course equips you with in-depth knowledge and experience in the fields of environmental health and occupational health and safety (OHS).

Delivered in partnership with the PSB Academy in Singapore, you’ll explore academic content and theoretical principles within a Singapore context and with an Asian perspective on professional practice. You will:

  • Gain extensive knowledge in environmental and OHS management and professional practice, applied engineering, and applied science relevant to environmental and occupational health and safety.
  • Discover the broad field of Singaporean and global environmental and OHS policy and practice.
  • Develop critical research skills that will set you in good stead for life-long learning in the field of environmental health and OHS.

Areas of study include:

  • bioscience
  • occupational hygiene and toxicology
  • occupational health and safety
  • environmental health and OHS practice and management
  • epidemiology and environmental health
  • ergonomics for OHS
  • international perspectives on environmental health and OHS
  • environmental health and OHS law
  • research methods in environmental health and control and OHS

Flexible Delivery

This program is designed to complement your work and personal commitments, with courses offered during the evenings. Comprised of 16 courses of study (160 units), you can complete this degree in 2 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Program plans

Download a program plan for further details on your degree's structure and what courses you will study.

These program plans are applicable to new students. Current students should refer to the program handbook to access the plan relevant to the year they commenced.

View the full course list

Career opportunities

University of Newcastle graduates are very employable and highly regarded. Many of our graduates have advanced rapidly in their careers and are now in management roles around the globe.

Following graduation, choose from a wide range of rewarding professional and management roles. Examples include:

  • In-plant Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Officer
  • Government-related EHS Manager
  • Consultant
  • Trainer

Professional recognition

Professional recognition

This course is accredited with the Institution of Occupational Health and Safety and recognised by the Ministry of Manpower Singapore as an accepted WSH-related qualification.

Practical experience

Practical experience

You’ll gain extensive OHS practical experience throughout this degree, with opportunities to attend industrial sites and perform environmental field visits. You’ll also conduct environmental and risk assessment evaluations as part of your assessments.