Taught course

Public and Environmental Health Science

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

Entry requirements

Entry to our taught programmes usually requires a good Honours degree, or the equivalent if you have been educated outside the UK. If your qualifications are non-standard or different from the entry requirements stated in this prospectus, please contact the relevant school or department to discuss whether your application would be considered.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme is designed for international students wishing to advance their knowledge in public health and environmental health. It provides opportunities to understand how to manage risks posed to public and environmental health and provide the necessary solutions. The course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health for international students. It is taught in conjunction with the MSc in Environmental Health.

Modules

  • Food Safety Control (30 credits)
  • Occupational Health and Safety (20 credits)
  • Housing Practice including Urban and Rural Regeneration (optional) (30 credits)
  • Environmental Protection and Climate Change (20 credits)
  • Health Protection (20 credits)
  • Chemical and Biological Incident Management Module (optional) (30 credits)
  • Research and Study Skills (10 credits)
  • Dissertation (50 credits)

Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at one of our on-campus open days (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.htm

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,200 FT
International students
£18,900 FT

Please visit:

www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgfunding

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate enquiry service
Email
postgraduate@contacts.bham.ac.uk
Phone
0121 414 5005