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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.

Professional recognition

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.

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Alternate Exits

Graduate Certificate of Applied Science (S505)

Graduate Diploma of Occupational Hygiene (S626)

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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

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Course rules

To qualify for the award of Master of Applied Science, you must successfully complete 12 credit points including the completion of one of the specialisms below.

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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.

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Details of specialisations

Occupational Hygiene - unit set code SP-S000063

 

SLE718 Unit description is currently unavailable   *^

SLE719 Unit description is currently unavailable   *^

SLE723 Unit description is currently unavailable   *^

SLE724 Unit description is currently unavailable   *^

SLE731 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

SLE720 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

SLE733 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

SLE734 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

 

Students may choose 4 credit points from the following:

SEN719 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SEN720 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SLE721 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SLE725 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SIT764 Unit description is currently unavailable   

 

Or any other level 7 unit approved by the Course Leader.

 

Exit Options

 

This course has been designed so that students have the opportunity to exit with a Graduate Certificate of Applied Science, specialising in Occupational Hygiene (4 cp) or a Graduate Diploma of Occupational Hygiene (8cp).

 

*Denotes units required for the Graduate Certificate of Applied Science, Occupational Hygiene Specialism (S505)

 

^Denotes units required for the Graduate Diploma of Occupational Hygiene (S626)

Sustainable Water Management - unit set code SP-S000064

SLE720 Unit description is currently unavailable   

 

Choose at least three units from the list below:

 

SEN740 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SEN741 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SEN744 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SEN745 Unit description is currently unavailable   

 

The remaining units may be chosen from the following:

 

Project Units:

 

SIT764 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SEN701 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SEN702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SEN719 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SEN720 Unit description is currently unavailable   

 

General Electives:

 

HSH724 Unit description is currently unavailable   

HSH736 Unit description is currently unavailable   

HSH740 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPM704 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SLE718 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SLE719 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SLE723 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SLE724 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SLE755 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SLE732 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SLE728 Unit description is currently unavailable   

 

Or any other level 7 unit approved by the Course Leader.

 

Exit Options


This course has been designed so that students have the opportunity to exit with a Graduate Certificate of Applied Science, specialising in Sustainable Water Management (4 cp of core/stream units).

Environmental Management - unit set code SP-S000065

SLE720 Unit description is currently unavailable   

 

Choose at least three units from the list below:

 

SLE721 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SLE725 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SLE794 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SLE727 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SLE729 Unit description is currently unavailable   

 

The remaining units may be chosen from the following:

 

Project Units:

 

SIT764 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SEN701 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SEN702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SEN719 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SEN720 Unit description is currently unavailable   

 

General Electives:

 

HSH724 Unit description is currently unavailable   

HSH736 Unit description is currently unavailable   

HSH740 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPM704 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SLE718 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SLE719 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SLE723 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SLE724 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SLE755 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SLE732 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SLE728 Unit description is currently unavailable   

 

Or any other level 7 unit approved by the Course Leader.

 

Exit Options

 

This course has been designed so that students have the opportunity to exit with a Graduate Certificate of Applied Science, specialising in Environmental Management (4 cp of core/stream units)

 

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8th June 2007