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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5399

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
155961

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Management

Course aim

The aim of this course is to provide students with an advanced understanding of the influence of legal, social, and intra-organisational factors which impact upon workplace health and safety within an organisation as well as contemporary approaches to workplace health and safety system management.

Course content

Best practice in workplace health and safety; workplace health and safety legislative requirements for the workplace; the role of workers in workplace health and safety; managing risk, social and emerging issues in work health and safety; systematic management of worker health and safety; injury management.

Textbook(s)

Dunn, CE 2012, Planning work, health and safety: an introduction to best practice, 9th edn, CCH Australia Ltd, Sydney NSW

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Seminar 3 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Seminar 30 hours equiv. x N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 30 hours equiv. x N/A
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Seminar 3 hours x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Report 2400 word report 55% 10min presentation
Research paper 2700 words 45% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Report 2400 word report 55% 10min presentation
Research paper 2700 words 45% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Report 2400 word report 55% 10min presentation
Research paper 2700 words 45% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Report 2400 word report 55% 10min presentation
Research paper 2700 words 45% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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