MonCOEH co-ordinates two postgraduate courses:
We also teach the Occupational and Environmental Health stream of the Master of Public Health.
Course Director Professor Malcolm Sim on the skills you will gain from the Monash Master of Occupational and Environmental Health
Our courses meet the relevant tertiary qualifications requirement under the Advanced Training Program of the Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Royal Australasian College of Physicians.
The Graduate Diploma and Master of Occupational and Environmental Health courses have been re-accredited by the Australian Occupational Health and Safety Education Accreditation Board in its second cycle from 2019–2023.
Short courses and professional development
MonCOEH staff coordinate short courses for specific specialist groups.
This day-long short course is designed for safety advisors, environmental health officers, medical professionals, AFOEM & AFPHM trainees and fellows, occupational hygienists and other health safety professionals. It will strengthen their ability to address health relevant effects of working in a hot environment as heatwaves are forecast to become more frequent and intense. It will extend theoretical understanding and present practical solutions in managing workers and workplaces with problems resulting from heat.
This week long course will give medical practitioners and other health professionals the theoretical foundations, legal framework, public environmental health management and practical clinical skills in managing patients who present with problems resulting from environmental sources. The course will be run by medical specialists and experts in the field of environmental medicine and health and is designed for general practitioners, AFOEM & AFPHM Trainees and Fellows, and other health professionals with an interest in environmental health.
This short course is designed for occupational medicine trainees and GPs who assess patients with work-related problems. The course objectives include (but are not limited to) providing the knowledge and skills necessary to diagnose occupational diseases, perform medical assessments, and write a medicolegal report.
This two-week short course runs three times a year and covers the flight environment, altitude and pressure cabins, oxygen equipment, thermal stress, spatial disorientation, human factors in aviation, air traffic services, clinical aviation medicine, cardiology, respiratory medicine, drugs and alcohol, ophthalmology and otolaryngology, neurology, passenger fitness to fly, civil aviation medical certification, and aviation accident investigation.
Students visit Air Services Australia at Tullamarine (including a visit to the control tower) and will also experience a 737 flight simulator.
MonCOEH coordinates the Occupational Medicine and Environmental Medicine units in the five-year Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine degree.
MonCOEH has opportunites for completing a PhD on a range of projects.
Are you interested in completing a PhD with MonCOEH? Please contact our Doctoral Studies Administrator to determine your eligibility.