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Bachelor of Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety

Course Information

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Next intake for Master of Special and Inclusive Education

Next intake

Trimester 1 - 08 January 2024
Trimester 2 - 06 May 2024 Trimester 3 - 02 September 2024

Duration for Master of Special and Inclusive Education


24 months

Assessment for Master of Special and Inclusive Education


Coursework & Written Exams

In Singapore and worldwide, there’s surging demand for experts with dual knowledge in environmental health and OHS. This world-class multidisciplinary degree combines three fields – Environmental Science, Workplace Health and Occupational Safety, giving you the best foundation for a successful career at home or abroad.

Protect the health and safety of others. Improve workplace efficiency. Create better work environments for local and global innovation. Delivered at The University of Newcastle Singapore, this program is designed to complement your work and personal commitments – helping you advance your career and gain global connections while you work.

Newcastle Australia Partner Program - Bachelor of Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety

In 2009, the Ministry of Manpower (Acting minister Gan Kim Yong), projected that the local Worker Safety and Health (WSH) professional numbers would need to grow to 19,000 by 2018. There are currently only about 5,000 trained professionals, and demand in this area has continued to grow over the years.

The University of Newcastle’s Bachelor of Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (BEnvOHS) degree is the first-mover in offering the undergraduate degree offered in Singapore that encompasses the disciplines of Environment, and Health and Safety (EHS). These three unique disciplines are crucial if you aspire to be either an entry-level EHS officer or a global EHS manager in a top multinational company.

Our BEnvOHS degree enjoys an excellent reputation in Singapore and the Asia-Pacific region. Over 900 of our graduates work in key governmental sectors like the Ministry of Manpower and National Environment Agency, and in prestigious multinational companies across all industries including:

What you will study

This multi-disciplinary course equips you with in-depth knowledge and experience in the fields of environmental health and occupational health and safety (OHS).

Delivered in partnership with the PSB Academy in Singapore, you’ll explore academic content and theoretical principles within a Singapore context and with an Asian perspective on professional practice. You will:

This degree can be completed on a part-time basis within two years or up to eight years in Singapore.

Admission requirements

The degree is available to applicants who have successfully completed the following:

Note that, in order to be considered for admission, all previous qualifications must have been completed within eight years prior to lodging an admission application. Applicants with qualifications that are over eight years old or with other relevant diploma qualifications may also apply, but will be required to submit a detailed resume outlining work experience and will be assessed on a case-by-case basis by The University.

All applicants must demonstrate that they meet the University’s English proficiency requirements. Details of this policy can be found at English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy at

Credit transfer

If you wish to apply for credit for studies completed at another institution, or if you are changing programs within the University and wish to transfer your credit to the new program, visit the University’s credit website for more information on applying for credit.

Holders of the WSQ Specialist Diploma in Workplace Safety and Health will receive further credit in OHSE2610, OHSE2730, OHSE2740 and OHSE3740. Holders of the Environmental Control Officers Certificate (ECO), Singapore will receive further credit in ENVS2710. Additional credit for holders of relevant Graduate Certificates may be negotiated.

Professional Recognition

Ministry of Manpower

The Bachelor of Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety is recognised by the Ministry of Manpower, Singapore, as an accepted WSH-related qualification.



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