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Environmental Health MSc


Course content
This degree will cover the impact of different factors on public health, the spread and control of diseases, health protection measures, and human anatomy, physiology and toxicology. You will also explore inequality and deprivation, housing and health, and law and ethics. You will focus food safety including understand food-borne illnesses, methods of food storage and processing, legal requirements and food safety standards.

What will you gain?
As well as gaining an in-depth understanding of all five key areas of environmental health (food safety, housing, environmental protection, occupational health, and public health), you will also gain the knowledge to identify and assess health and safety risks. You will be competent in implementing measures to safeguard and improve health and safety in a variety of settings.


  • 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 Methodology and Dissertation (60 Credits) – Compulsory