Minimum 2:2 Honours degree in science-based subject. Applicants will be required to find practical training placement with a local authority.
Months of entry
This programme provides an accredited pathway for science-based graduates to become environmental health practitioners. It is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) as meeting its core curriculum requirements. Graduates of the programme normally secure course-related employment within six months of completion.
The programme covers the major areas of environmental health in five units:
- Environmental protection
- Occupational health and safety
- Food science and technology
- Housing and urban/rural renewal
- Public health policy and legislation.
Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at one of our on-campus open days (Friday 13 November 2015 and Friday 4 March 2016). Register to attend at: www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays
If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: www.pg.bham.ac.uk
Information for international students
Two School scholarships of £1,000 are available for the best international applicants for our taught MSc programmes. International students can find further details of scholarships at www.international.bham.ac.uk/scholarships
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||40|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||40|
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Enquiry Service
- 0121 414 5005