University Handbook 2017

Master of Ergonomics, Safety and Health - Online

Course code/s: HMERGD

Course details
Location Online
Course code HMERGD
Course coordinator Rwth Stuckey
Available to international students No
Course duration 3 years part-time
Credit points 180 credit points
Leave of absence available Yes, for a maximum of 12 months
Course queries Current students: ASK La Trobe
Prospective students: Future Students
Notes

www.latrobe.edu.au/courses/ohs-and-ergonomics/postgraduate

Students may elect to exit after the successful completion of year 1 and 2 with a Graduate Diploma in Ergonomics, Safety and Health (HGESH)

Course intended learning outcomes

Course Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOs) are brief statements defining what students are expected to demonstrate they know and can do by the end of a course.

Apply an advanced body of conceptual, theoretical and practice knowledge in both Ergonomics and OHS to their professional practice in a changing environment.
Communicate effectively with a range of audiences, interpreting and conveying appropriate complex knowledge, skills and ideas using a variety of modes and media.
Practise effectively and reflectively, both independently and as a member or leader of a team in a multidisciplinary work environment.
Research, analyse and interpret established and emerging theories and practices, solve complex problems, and generate, implement and evaluate new understandings and concepts, supporting a commitment to continuous learning.
Practise in an ethical and socially responsible manner.
Design and implement systematic interventions to enhance the match between people and their activities, equipment, physical and psychosocial work environments.

Course structure

The course requires the completion of 180 credit points over three years of part-time study.

First year

First year (60 credit points)
Teaching period Subject code Subject title Credit points
TE-SEM-1 LTU0AIM* Academic Integrity Module 0
TE-SEM-1 HBS5WDH Work-Related Determinants of Health 15
TE-SEM-1 HBS5OHA OH&S Principles and Legislation 15
TE-SEM-2 HBS5ERG Ergonomics Principles of Work, Workstation and Plant Design 15
TE-SEM-2 HBS5OHC Workplace Management of Hazardous Substances in OH&S 15

*LTU0AIM (formerly HLT5AIM) is a zero-credit-point subject that you are required to complete at the commencement of your first semester. The subject is designed to enhance your knowledge and awareness of issues concerning academic integrity.

Second year

Second year (60 credit points)
Teaching period Subject code Subject title Credit points
TE-SEM-1 HBS5EAM Monitoring and Assessment of Physical and Psychosocial Hazards 15
TE-SEM-1 HBS5RPP Workplace Risk Management Principles and Practice 15
TE-SEM-2 HBS5WAM Workplace Applications of Monitoring and Assessment Methods 15
TE-SEM-2 HBS5MSD Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Injuries/Disorders 15
Option to exit with a Graduate Diploma in Ergonomics, Safety and Health (HGESH)

Third year

Third year – Mode 1 (60 credit points)
Teaching period Subject code Subject title Credit points
TE-ALLYR PHE5ALS Action Learning Study 45
Plus one of the following 15 cp electives, or an elective approved by the course coordinator, to be taken in Semester 1. This can be taken from any disciplines in the University.
TE-SEM-1 PHE5HRM Human Resource Management in Health Services 15
TE-SEM-1 PHE5AHS The Australian Health System 15
TE-SEM-1 PHE5INH Integrated Health Promotion 15
Third year – Mode 2 (60 credit points)
Teaching period Subject code Subject title Credit points
TE-ALLYR HBS5MTE Minor Thesis in Ergonomics, Safety and Health 30
Plus one of the following:      
TE-SUMMER-3 PHE5ARS Advanced Research Skills 15
TE-SEM-1 or TE-SEM-2 RMD5FGR Foundations of Graduate Research 15
And one of the following:      
TE-SEM-1 or TE-SEM-2 RMD5MGR Methods for Graduate Research 15
TE-SEM-1 or TE-SEM-2 RMD5EHR Systematic Review and Evaluation of Healthcare Research 15
TE-W26-27 or TE-W26-30 PHE5QMH Qualitative Methods in Health Research 15
TE-W31-37 PHE5QRM Quantitative Research Methods in Health 15

 

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