Taught course

Environmental Health

UWE Bristol · Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences

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Entry requirements

Please visit the entry for this course on the UWE Bristol website. To do this, please click on the 'visit website' button further down the page.

Months of entry


Course content

Our professionally-accredited, vocational master's in environmental health has strong links to public and private sector employers, and taught content that reflects current and predicted industry trends. This course is aimed at graduates who are keen to acquire the professional skills needed to identify, assess, evaluate and control environmental factors that affect health.

The course content will educate and support anyone pursuing public or private sector careers that promote and protect human health and welfare. Thanks to our strong industry links, you'll benefit from direct teaching input from employers across the South West, as well as excellent employment opportunities.

Our new hybrid delivery offers a blended learning approach that enables you to study flexibly. You'll have the chance to study exclusively online or spend up to 50% of your time on campus for face-to-face learning. As a health professional, you'll be able to develop your practice and expertise in environmental health issues through both onsite and online teaching. Plus, you'll enjoy the added benefit of fitting your studies around your personal and professional commitments.

Direct routes to employment or career enhancement

The majority of our students go straight into related employment. With many securing positions before graduation, with employers such as national food and health, safety and environment organisations and consultancies, national retailers and the leisure/holiday sector, as well as local councils, or overseas with a growing international focus on environmental health issues. This is reflected in our increasing number of international applicants.

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 and initiate change in line with current and emerging public health issues.

On completing the course, you can continue your professional development by registering for the Chartered Practitioner Programme, delivered by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH). You will be then designated as having achieved the highest professional level and able to use the nominals CEnvH.

Please also see our MSc Environmental Health Professional Practice course for those seeking professional training.

Information for international students

Please visit the entry for this course on the UWE Bristol website. To do this, please click on the 'visit website' button further down the page.

Fees and funding

See the UWE Bristol funding pages for more information

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    Blended Learning; 100% taught online with the option to study 50% on campus. Starting in September.

Course contact details

UWE Admissions
+44 (0)117 32 83333