BSC (HONS) ENVIRONMENTAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH

INFORMATION

This course in Environmental and Public Health aims at those working in the practice setting or those wishing to enter a career in environmental health, whether in the public or private sectors. It provides students with the skills required to deal with public health and hygiene and provides them with the necessary know-how to preserve and promote the health of both the individual and the community. It also enables participants to identify and deal with the prevention of communicable and non communicable diseases, provides useful insights about environmental factors affecting the community, and the legal aspects and managerial framework related to environmental and public health practice. Although the programme is mostly geared towards environmental & health aspects, it also provides for an interdisciplinary field of study which offers the participants with general skills in management, relevant legal aspects and also communication and financial aspects. The wide scope of Environmental and Public Health and the corresponding breadth of the degree reflect rapid technological progress. Alongside, students will also develop a broad understanding of the social, political and economic context within which environmental health decisions are made.

Either (i) Cambridge School Certificate with credits in 5 subjects including English and Mathematics. (Preference will be given to candidates having credits in science subjects) (ii) at least 3 years relevant work experience in the industry or (ii) Cambridge Higher School Certificate with at least 2 ‘A’ level subjects. Equivalent qualification will be acceptable.

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