Monash University

Postgraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2014 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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Managing facultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Offered bySchool of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Campus(es)City (Melbourne)
CoordinatorProfessor Malcolm Sim


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.


Courses in this area are designed to equip workplace professionals with the skills and knowledge to prevent and manage occupational health problems, and evaluate health problems in communities thought to be associated with industrial activities. It is particularly suitable for medical practitioners, nurses, allied health personnel, scientists and occupational health and safety managers.


For the schedule of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

Contact details

Postgraduate office: telephone +61 3 9903 0563; email pgradenq@monash.edu; visit http://www.med.monash.edu.au/epidemiology/pgrad/

Research Degrees Office: telephone +61 3 9905 4313; email med-research.degrees@monash.edu or visit http://www.med.monash.edu.au/pgrad/research

Relevant courses

  • 2868 Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health
  • 0160 Graduate Diploma in Occupational and Environmental Health
  • 2312 Master of Occupational and Environmental Health
  • 3438 Master of Philosophy*
  • 0046 Master of Public Health
  • 3852 Doctor of Medicine (Supervised)*
  • 0047 Doctor of Philosophy*

* By research.