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MScEnvironmental Health

University of Birmingham
United Kingdom, Birmingham
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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.

Programme structure

The course is taught using formal lectures; workshops; group work; case studies; practical simulations e.g. mock trial; industrial/commercial visits; and student centered learning. A virtual learning platform has been introduced to allow the students to identify hazards and risks within an industrial environment. It will provide students with a hands on opportunity for problem –solving. It supports building the foundation of competence through the knowledge and skills required by the CIEH curriculum.

Career opportunities

Career opportunities continue to be available in a range of employment areas, including:

Local Authorities
Government Agencies (HSE, Environment Agency)
Government Departments (Dept of Health, National Health Service)
Large Private Companies such as ASDA, Sainsbury’s, Tesco
Environmental Health Consultancies
Training Consultancies
Higher Educational Establishments
Employability Skills

During the time on the course, students will be encouraged to develop employability skills which UK Employer Organisations have stated are essential for graduate recruitment. These include:

Time management
Communication Skills
Team working
Personal planning and organisation
Critical thinking skills

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States