Taught course

Health and Global Environment

University of Salford · School of Environment and Life Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants should possess at least a UK lower second class honours degree (2:2) or equivalent in any subject.

We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course provides an opportunity for interdisciplinary postgraduate study of health and global environmental issues. Management of interrelationships between the health of the environment and the public is a significant challenge for the 21st century. You will develop knowledge and skills necessary to engage in planning and decision making to improve the health of populations at global and national levels to enter into a career in the sector of modern Environmental and Public Health Practice, or to continue your professional development.

Seeking to develop graduates who are able to play a leading role in the formulation, implementation and evaluation of health and environmental policy initiatives, successful completion of this course will enable you to cope with rapid social, technological and organisational change through promoting an understanding of relevant concepts. This course also develops your critical and analytical ability in relation to global environmental issues and public health.

Recognised by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) as having cognate degree status, the expertise developed through studying this course will also assist you in developing knowledge and skills relevant to the 2016 UK Public Health and Knowledge Framework Register.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12-16 months
part time
24-36 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0)161 295 4545