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Environmental Health (Part-Time)

Middlesex University
London, Great Britain
Part-time
€76.38/Credit
226 Points
Duration
2 Years
Language
English

Program Description

Environmental health is the branch of public health concerned with how our living, working and leisure environments affect our health. It's a gripping subject to study and a fascinating field to work in. Whether you're helping improve the living conditions of society's poorest, or working with a company to improve health and safety for staff and customers, your work will have a huge, life-changing and often life-saving impact.

Middlesex University is the largest and foremost provider of environmental health education in the UK. This course is highly work-focused, with a strong emphasis on practical laboratory work and real-life case studies and you'll be able to take advantage of our close links within the industry.

The course is centred on UK law and practice, but is designed to be flexible and provide education and training that will be valuable internationally. You will have access to a range of excellent facilities include a microbiology laboratory and pestology materials. You will be able to study specialist modules areas such as food safety, and health and safety which are particularly valued by both local authorities and the private sector.

Many of our teaching staff are chartered environmental health practitioners and under their expert guidance, previous students have done research into a wide variety of areas, including listeria in food, the effects of heavy smoking, skin lightening, water pollution and the attitudes of people living in high-rise buildings towards recycling.

Course highlights:

- The course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, and you'll be eligible to apply for membership of the institute.
- As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Entry Requirements

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Education
Bachelor's Degree
6
or
Degree from State Technical Insitute (TEI)
6
English Level
Michigan Proficiency (ECPE)
B
or
Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)
B
or
Cambridge Advanced (CAE)
A
or
International Baccalaureate
5.0
or
IGCSE
C
or
IELTS
6.5
or
TOEFL (internet based)
87
or
PTE
58
Required Documents
CV
Certified Copy of the Degree Certificate/Diploma
Certified Copy of the English Certification
ID Certified Copy
Passport Certified Copy
Personal Statement - Motivation Letter
Detailed Transcript
Academic Reference Letter (1st)
Student Visa
Academic Reference Letter (2nd)
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Notes:

Information about qualifications:

  • We normally require a degree in an appropriate subject.

Other accepted qualifications:

  • We normally require a degree or equivalent qualification, in an appropriate subject.
  • We also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications.
  • Those without formal qualifications need to demonstrate three years' relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level.

Alternative English language requirements:

  • ESB ESOL International: Level 2‐Step 1
  • European Baccalaureate Language 1: Grade 7.0
  • European Baccalaureate Language 2: Grade 7.0
  • Language Cert International ESOL B2 SELT (SELT version ONLY): B2 High Pass overall and min 33/50 in each skill
  • Duolingo: Overall 110

More information:

  • If you have relevant qualifications or work experience, academic credit may be awarded towards your Middlesex University programme of study.

Curriculum

Modules

Public Health Leadership (15 Credits) - Compulsory

Pollution and Health Protection (15 Credits) - Compulsory

Stressors and Vectors of Disease (15 Credits) - Compulsory

Factors Affecting Risk and Strategic Risk Intervention (15 Credits) - Compulsory

Management of Workplace Safety (15 Credits) - Compulsory

Interventions in Environmental Health (15 Credits) - Compulsory

Food Safety (15 Credits) - Compulsory

Practical Food Inspection (10 Credits) - Compulsory

Housing and Health (15 Credits) - Compulsory

Research Methods and MSc Project (60 credits) - Compulsory

Careers

The variety of roles available means that you will be able to work in a wide range of sectors such as:

  • The Environment Agency
  • Public Health England
  • DEFRA
  • The Food Standards Agency
  • The Health and Safety Executive
  • NHS

There are also opportunities within:

  • local authorities
  • housing associations
  • sectors ranging from travel to retail
  • waste management
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