Taught course

Environmental Health

Institution
University of Birmingham · Division of Environmental Health and Risk Management
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

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

September

Course content

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

UK students
£7,200 FT - £3,600 PT
International students
£18,900 FT

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www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgfunding

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24-60 months
full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations40
Written coursework / continuous assessment40
Professional practice10
Dissertation10

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiry Service
Email
postgraduate@contacts.bham.ac.uk
Phone
0121 414 5005