University of Derby: Environmental Health (online study)

InstitutionUniversity of Derby
Department Health Care Practice
Web http://www.derby.ac.uk
Email onlineadmissions@derby.ac.uk
Telephone 01332 591167
Study type Taught

Summary

A crucial first step in becoming a qualified Environmental Health professional. This is the only online course accredited by the profession’s two leading bodies: the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) and the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS).

This is one of our most established online courses and the only online MSc Environmental Health course accredited by both the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health and the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland. That means it is a crucial first step in becoming a qualified Environmental Health professional.

Environmental Health is a multi-faceted discipline which deals with issues that impact on the health and well being of individuals and society as a whole. This online Environmental Health MSc course addresses the need for Environmental Health professionals who are able to understand and evaluate the risks posed by the stressors - or hazards - of Environmental Health through equipping you with the knowledge, expertise and skills needed to take on and enhance your role as a professional in this field of study.

Our tutors have many years of experience in Environmental Health and they understand the pressures of balancing study around work and family commitments.

Through studying this Environmental Health MSc, you will be able to evaluate critically a full range of sustainable interventions which are available to eliminate or mitigate stressors thereby protecting human health and promoting wellbeing. This online learning Environmental Health Master of Science degree will equip you with the necessary skills, knowledge and competencies to enable you to understand and evaluate the risks posed by the full range of Environmental Health stressors, which impact on human health and wellbeing.

You will study a range of modules that will equip you with a broad understanding of the inter-relationship between environmental risks and hazards, professional issues in Environmental Health, health impacts and the impacts on public health and wellbeing. Progression through the programme will aid you to develop critical thinking and analysis skills, culminating in the ability to think strategically across the breadth of the Environmental Health sector. It will give you the ability to undertake primary data collection, and to critically evaluate the likely impacts on health and wellbeing, with a deep conceptual understanding that enables you to evaluate in a clear, concise way.

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