Your Options

1. Continue with your current Program

We recommend that you continue your current study plan, as this will ensure that you remain on track to graduate on time.

No action is required from you and you can continue your study, following the program rules and course list from the year you commenced.

We recommend that you check the pre-2021 Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety Science (Honours) study planner, which has been updated with any changes to courses offered in your program.

2. Choose to follow the revised Program Requirements

You may choose to complete the program under the revised program requirements.

Before making a decision, please read the 'Key Changes' to understand what has changed for the program and carefully consider the options, to select the one that best suits you.

Key Changes

From Semester 1 2021, Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety Science (Honours) has the following changes:

  • Core (compulsory) courses required for the program have changed
  • Electives section of course list has been removed. Students choose electives from the BOHSSc(Hons) course list or other course lists.

Changes to Core Courses

Pre-2021 2021 onwards
OHSS1100 Occupational Health and Safety: An Industry Perspective

Removed from core and replaced with incompatible course OHSS2100.

OHSS2100 Occupational Health & Safety: An Industry Perspective

Added to core, in place of incompatible course OHSS1100.

If you have completed OHSS1100 and are following the 2021 program rules, you will be exempt from completing OHSS2100. 

Changes to elective courses

Due to the change to the electives section for the revised program, students studying either the pre-2021 program or the revised program, may complete courses from any part of the BOHSSc(Hons) course list or other course lists.


What you need to do

You can continue with and complete your study under your current program requirements or choose to follow the revised program requirements.

No action is required by you to complete the revised program requirements. 

Requesting assistance

The Faculty of Science Student Enquiries office are available to help you with any questions you may have and can assist with booking an academic advising appointment.