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Environmental Health with Professional Practice

University of the West of Scotland

Venues

Lanarkshire Campus

Content

Take your first steps in your career as an environmental health professional with UWS’s BSc (Hons) Environmental Health with Professional Practice.

This professionally-accredited degree has been developed with input from industry experts, local authorities and the Society of Chief Environmental Health Officers in Scotland and is the only one of its kind in the UK.

You’ll explore how the natural and built environment impacts on human health and learn how to keep people safe and healthy using science, technology, law and professional practice.

This degree will provide you with an underpinning of the basic sciences and environmental health before allowing you to focus on specialist subjects of your choice.

Entry Requirements

2024 entry requirements
Standard entry:
4 Highers at ABBB including Biology or Human Biology plus English and Maths at National 5.

Entry to year 2 is possible with 3 Advanced Highers at BBC including Biology plus English, Maths and Chemistry at National 5.

Widening access entry:
4 Highers at BBBB including Biology or Human Biology plus English and Maths at National 5.

Progression Routes

Accreditation for the course will be sought from the Royal Environmental Health Institute for Scotland (REHIS). Graduates cannot work as professional Environmental Health Officers without having completed an accredited degree course. Graduates must also complete a REHIS approved 1-year training programme with a local authority on completion of their degree.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

B911

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

School of Health and Life Sciences

Department

Biological Sciences and Health

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.uws.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals