Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Environmental Health

This programme delivers graduates the academic qualification needed for entry into the profession and will meet the requirements of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health for recognition as an Environmental Health Practitioner. Focusing upon the 5 core areas of food safety, housing, health and safety, environmental protection, and public health the course provides students with the knowledge needed across the main aspects of environmental health provision. Students will also be given the opportunity to develop postgraduate research skills and enquiry and develop critical understanding of environmental health.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.2 in a pure or applied science discipline but candidates with a strong past academic performance in a non-science discipline are also considered following interview.

Course modules

Modules include: public health; environmental protection and health; housing and health; managing for health and safety; food safety management; foundations for environmental health; postgraduate research methods; research or work related dissertation; integrated professional assessment.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST North East

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Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0191 227 4453