Master of Applied Science

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Award granted Master of Applied Science
CampusOffered at Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Duration1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Deakin course codeS705

Please note that not all specialisms are available in both on and off campus modes.  Refer to details below.

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Master of Applied Science has been designed to increase your breadth and depth of knowledge, and application of skills, in contemporary scientific processes, as well as in a specialisation chosen from the following areas:

 

  • Occupational Hygiene
  • Sustainable Water Management
  • Environmental Management

 

The course will offer an integrated suite of units that will cover industrial/environment health, sustainability, environment and/or waste management, chemical hazards and water treatment and management.

 

Depending on your specialisation, the course aims to provide you with a critical understanding and ethical awareness of issues related to occupational hygiene and environmental and resource management, including an understanding of legislation and the administration of policy in your field.   

 

You will learn the ability to integrate risk, environmental and resource management core concepts into practical applications in your chosen field, and implement appropriate methods of management to a range of situations involving occupational hygiene and natural resource use.

 

The course will also provide a pathway for students who wish to undertake a doctorate degree.


Alternate Exits

Graduate Certificate of Applied Science (S505)

Fees and charges

Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.

 

Please be aware:

  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

Course rules

To qualify for the award of Master of Applied Science, you must successfully complete 12 credit points including the following:

  • 1 core unit
  • at least 3 units selected from one of the specialisms listed below;
  • the remaining units/credit points can be selected from units listed in the other specialism within the course, project units, or course-grouped electives listed below.

 

*Note: Students seeking professional accreditation from the Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists (AIOH) via the Occupational Hygiene studies will be required to successfully complete all course-grouped and 2 project based units (these have been marked below with an asterisk).

Specialisations

Specialisms are available in the following areas:

 

^ requires attendance at a short on-campus intensive study period at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus; otherwise it is fully off-campus.

Course structure

Core Unit

 

SLE720Unit description is currently unavailable

 

 

Project Units:

 

SIT764Unit description is currently unavailable

SEN701Unit description is currently unavailable *

SEN702Unit description is currently unavailable *

SEN719Unit description is currently unavailable

SEN720Unit description is currently unavailable

 

 

General Course-Grouped Elective Units:

 

HSH724Unit description is currently unavailable

HSH736Unit description is currently unavailable

HSH740Unit description is currently unavailable

MPM704Unit description is currently unavailable

SEN752Unit description is currently unavailable

SLE755Unit description is currently unavailable

SLE732Unit description is currently unavailable

SLE728Unit description is currently unavailable

Any other Level 7 unit(s) approved by the Course Leader

 

Note: Students should consult their course adviser to develop an appropriate study plan that takes into consideration career/study pathways, professional accreditation requirements and Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) applications.

Details of specialisations

Occupational Hygiene - unit set code SP-S000063

Choose at least three units from the list below:

 

SLE718Unit description is currently unavailable *

SLE719Unit description is currently unavailable *

SLE723Unit description is currently unavailable *

SLE724Unit description is currently unavailable *

SLE731Unit description is currently unavailable *

Sustainable Water Management - unit set code SP-S000064

Choose at least three units from the list below:

 

SEN740Unit description is currently unavailable

SEN741Unit description is currently unavailable

SEN744Unit description is currently unavailable

SEN745Unit description is currently unavailable

 

Environmental Management - unit set code SP-S000065

Choose at least three units from the list below:

 

SLE721Unit description is currently unavailable

SLE725Unit description is currently unavailable

SLE794Unit description is currently unavailable

SLE727Unit description is currently unavailable

 

 

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