251374

Project in Occupational Health and Safety

An applied research course in which the student conducts an extended, systematic enquiry into a particular topic in occupational safety and health.

Course code

Qualifications are made up of courses. Some universities call these papers. Each course is numbered using six digits.

251374

Level

The fourth number of the course code shows the level of the course. For example, in course 219206, the fourth number is a 2, so it is a 200-level course (usually studied in the second year of full-time study).

300-level

Credits

Each course is worth a number of credits. You combine courses (credits) to meet the total number of credits needed for your qualification.

15

Course planning information

Course notes

Students studying for the GradDipOHS should take this course near the end of their study as it builds on knowledge and skills gained through other OSH courses.

Prerequisite courses

Complete first
251271 and 251272 or 114271 and 114272

You need to complete the above course or courses before moving onto this one.

General progression requirements

You must complete at least 45 credits from 200-level before enrolling in 300-level courses.

Learning outcomes

What you will learn. Knowledge, skills and attitudes you’ll be able to show as a result of successfully finishing this course.

  • 1 Assess and develop research aims, objectives and questions related to a chosen topic in Occupational Health and Safety.
  • 2 Analyse key literature relevant to a chosen topic in Occupational Health and Safety.
  • 3 Design an appropriate methodology for a specific project.
  • 4 Evaluate ethical issues relevant to the research methodology.
  • 5 Integrate and report the project results in an appropriate format.

Learning outcomes can change before the start of the semester you are studying the course in.

Assessments

Assessment Learning outcomes assessed Weighting
Oral/Performance/Presentation 1 10%
Written Assignment 1 2 3 4 20%
Written Assignment 1 2 3 4 5 70%

Assessment weightings can change up to the start of the semester the course is delivered in.

You may need to take more assessments depending on where, how, and when you choose to take this course.

Explanation of assessment types

Computer programmes
Computer animation and screening, design, programming, models and other computer work.
Creative compositions
Animations, films, models, textiles, websites, and other compositions.
Exam College or GRS-based (not centrally scheduled)
An exam scheduled by a college or the Graduate Research School (GRS). The exam could be online, oral, field, practical skills, written exams or another format.
Exam (centrally scheduled)
An exam scheduled by Assessment Services (centrally) – you’ll usually be told when and where the exam is through the student portal.
Oral or performance or presentation
Debates, demonstrations, exhibitions, interviews, oral proposals, role play, speech and other performances or presentations.
Participation
You may be assessed on your participation in activities such as online fora, laboratories, debates, tutorials, exercises, seminars, and so on.
Portfolio
Creative, learning, online, narrative, photographic, written, and other portfolios.
Practical or placement
Field trips, field work, placements, seminars, workshops, voluntary work, and other activities.
Simulation
Technology-based or experience-based simulations.
Test
Laboratory, online, multi-choice, short answer, spoken, and other tests – arranged by the school.
Written assignment
Essays, group or individual projects, proposals, reports, reviews, writing exercises, and other written assignments.