Postgraduate Study

MonCOEH co-ordinates three postgraduate courses:

We also teach the Occupational and Environmental Health stream of the Master of Public Health.

In June 2013 the Graduate Diploma and Masters in Occupational and Environmental Health courses were approved for accreditation by the Australian Occupational Health and Safety Education Accreditation Board.

View the media release here or visit the Australia OHS Education Accrediation Board website here.

Read student testimonials

Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board

Short Courses and Professional Development

MonCOEH staff co-ordinate short courses for specific specialist groups.

Heat and Work short course

This course will not run in 2017.

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.

Monash Certificate in Environmental Health & Medicine

Registration for 2017 is now open.  The course will run for 4 days from 10 - 13 July 2017.


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. 

Monash Certificate in Clinical Occupational Medicine

This course for 2017 has now been completed.  The course will run in 2018, dates are not yet confirmed.


A short course 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. 

Australian Certificate of Civil Aviation Medicine

This two-week short course runs twice annually and covers the flight environment, altitude & 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, aviation accident investigation, practical sessions, hypoxia experience/Barany Chair and eye examination/audiometry.

Students visit Air Services Australia at Tullamarine (including a visit to the control tower) and will also experience a 737 flight simulator.

See also the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine's short course site.

Undergraduate Study

MonCOEH co-ordinates the Occupational Medicine and Environmental Medicine units in the five-year Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Science degree.

PhD Program

PhD Opportunities

MonCOEH has opportunites for completing a PhD on one of a range of our projects. 

View our research projects or view the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine's doctoral information page at to assess your eligibility and other requirements of the program.

Are you interested in completing a PhD with MonCOEH? Please contact our Doctoral Studies Coordinator in the first instance to determine your eligibility.