Taught course

Environmental Health (Distance Learning)

University of the West of England, Bristol · Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences

Entry requirements

Please visit http://courses.uwe.ac.uk/B9181 for more information.

Months of entry


Course content

Environmental health professionals play a key role in developing strategies to protect the environment and human health from the effects of unsustainable levels of global economic development.

The MSc Environmental Health Distance Learning programme has been designed specifically for those with an interest in developing an expertise in environmental health issues. Aimed at graduates, or those looking to make a career change, who have a desire to acquire the professional skills associated with identifying, assessing, evaluating and controlling environmental factors that affect health.

In addition to developing your ability to critically evaluate a full range of sustainable interventions which benefit human health and wellbeing.

You'll have the knowledge and experience in decision-making needed to identify and tackle environmental health issues in a wide range of contexts. You'll also be ready to contribute significantly to existing environmental health practice, and to respond to and initiate change in line with current and emerging public health issues.

Professional recognition and career enhancement

The course has been accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health and on completing the course, the professional practical training and assessment set by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH), you'll be eligible for registration with the Environmental Health Registration Board, CIEH, and will be able to enter into practice as an Environmental Health Practitioner.

Innovation and inclusiveness

The course has been designed to maximise interaction amongst students and academic staff, through webinars, blogs, discussion boards and interactive group activities.You also get to participate in a forum that debates contemporary environmental health issues and share experiences with students from all over the world.

For up to date list of modules and course delivery please visit our website.

We hold a number of University-wide open evenings as well as a number of subject specific events throughout the year for anyone considering postgraduate and professional study. Visit our website.

Fees and funding

Please see our postgraduate funding pages for more information.

Qualification and course duration


full time
distance learning
12-24 months
12-24 months


12-24 months
distance learning
12-24 months

Course contact details

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