Public and Environmental Health, BSc (Hons)


Level 6

Study environmental science, health science and public health legislation in areas such as food control, housing, health and safety management and pollution to begin a varied and rewarding career in the sector.

We have great links with the sector’s professional body, the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH), and this course is taught by lecturers who have full membership of CIEH.

The course is taught in the bespoke laboratories and classrooms at our Winter Gardens and Knightstone Campuses, where you will undertake practical and academic studies of the legal and scientific principles that govern biological, physical, chemical and psychological stressors in a public and environmental health context.

You will also enhance your knowledge in preferred areas of professional practice and, be encouraged to undertake activities such as environmental assessments and audits. In recent years, students have undertaken fieldwork at food manufacturers, power plants, music festivals and quarries.

Duration:

Full-time: 3 years (2 days a week)
Part-time: 4 years (1 day a week)

Fees:

Full-time: £8,900 per year
Part-time: £6,675 per year

Start Date:

September 2024

Location:

Winter Gardens and Knightstone Campus

Delivered in
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About this course


Study environmental science, health science and public health legislation in areas such as food control, housing, health and safety management and pollution to begin a varied and rewarding career in the sector.

We have great links with the sector’s professional body, the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH), and this course is taught by lecturers who have full membership of CIEH.

The course is taught in the bespoke laboratories and classrooms at our Winter Gardens and Knightstone Campuses, where you will undertake practical and academic studies of the legal and scientific principles that govern biological, physical, chemical and psychological stressors in a public and environmental health context.

You will also enhance your knowledge in preferred areas of professional practice and, be encouraged to undertake activities such as environmental assessments and audits. In recent years, students have undertaken fieldwork at food manufacturers, power plants, music festivals and quarries.

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Meet our Team


Here at UCW, our lecturers are made of sector professionals.
Their expertise, experiences and industry contacts means that your learning is taken to the next level!
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Jason Hillyerd .

Curriculum Coordinator - Law & Business

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Nahum Kidan .

Lecturer - Public and Environmental Health

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Mark Hardwick .

Programme Co-ordinator - Public and Environmental Health

    Meet our Team


    Here at UCW, our lecturers are made of sector professionals.
    Their expertise, experiences and industry contacts means that your learning is taken to the next level!
    Featured image for “Jason Hillyerd”

    Jason Hillyerd

    Curriculum Coordinator - Law & Business

    Featured image for “Nahum Kidan”

    Nahum Kidan

    Lecturer - Public and Environmental Health

    Featured image for “Mark Hardwick”

    Mark Hardwick

    Programme Co-ordinator - Public and Environmental Health

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      I gained access to the course through an organisation called ‘Positive People’ and thought it would be a good course for me to complete as I’d always preferred outside, hands-on work instead of working in an office environment, which I’d previously done for more than 20 years in the Transport industry.


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        Student profile, public and environmental health

        "The encouragement, support and guidance from the lecturers at UCW was great."

        Nathan studied Public and Environmental Health at UCW and started a successful consultancy business when he graduated. He was nominated for the CIEH Rising Star Award in 2019.


        Nathan, Public and Environmental Health BSc (Hons)

          Student profile, public and environmental health
          "The encouragement, support and guidance from the lecturers at UCW was great."

          Nathan studied Public and Environmental Health at UCW and started a successful consultancy business when he graduated. He was nominated for the CIEH Rising Star Award in 2019.

          Nathan, Public and Environmental Health BSc (Hons)

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