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Occupational Health at Otago


Occupational Health is available as an endorsement for:

Programmes are taught through the Otago Medical School – Dunedin Campus and are designed to offer training in occupational health and safety for health science and other graduates who may wish to pursue a career in health and safety and for those who may be working in the field already.

The programme covers hazard identification, risk assessment, hazard management (including legislation), occupational diseases, rehabilitation, occupational hygiene, toxicology, and research methods.

Information for new applicants

Candidates for the postgraduate diploma must either be graduates or hold an appropriate health professional qualification requiring at least three years of tertiary study.  Admission is always subject to the approval of the Board of the Division of Health Sciences, which will require evidence of ability to undertake advanced academic study.

There is a compulsory block-teaching weekend for each occupational health paper which is held in the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine in Dunedin.


See the full list of Occupational Health (OCCH) papers.


OCCX papers

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Occupational Health Secretary
Department of Preventive and Social Medicine
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Tel +64 3 479 7201
Fax +64 3 479 7298


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