UWS Clearing 2022

Environmental Health with Professional Practice



BSc (Hons)


4 years full-time




September 2022



About the course

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

This degree has been developed with input from industry experts, local authorities and the Society of Chief Environmental Health Officers in Scotland.

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.

  • The BSc (Hons) Environmental Health with Professional Practice provides a direct pathway for you to become a professional Environmental Health Officer (EHO), by combining both the academic and professional practice requirements of training into the undergraduate degree, leaving students, upon completion of the degree, ready to sit the REHIS Professional Exams.
  • This degree is unique within the UK. Nowhere else in the UK has the academic and professional practice in local authority elements of training being incorporated into one seamless learning experience. We are proud to be accredited by the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland and provision of this course resides exclusively in UWS.

Applications for this course are open to people currently residing in:


Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

Rest of UK (Eng, Wales & NI) & Republic of Ireland

Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

International (including EU/EEA)

Year 1: Closed

Year 2: Closed

Year 3: Closed

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Scottish Highers: CCC (63 UCAS Tariff points) including Biology
  • A levels: CC (64 UCAS Tariff points) including 1 science
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3 H3 H4 including 1 science subject
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points (3 @ HL) including 1 science
  • Scottish Wider Access Programme: Access to Science BBB or Access to Medicine BBB or Access to Chemical & Life Sciences BBB or Access to Health & Life Sciences BBB
  • SQA HNC / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Science subject

All applications to Year 2 are considered on an individual basis.

  • Scottish Advanced Highers: CCC (120 UCAS Tariff points) including 2 science subjects
  • A levels: CCC (96 UCAS Tariff points) including 2 science subjects
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 30 points including 2 science subjects at Higher Level
  • SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND: Science subject*

* HND applications will have their transcripts assessed by the REHIS to assess compatible study and learning outcomes.

All applications to Year 3 are considered on an individual basis.

  • BSc degree:Appropriate science subject
  • Environmental Health Diploma (Seychelles)

Further Information

Clearing Guide

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Fees & Funding

Your tuition fee status is determined by your nationality and the country where you are ordinarily resident. Find out all about undergraduate fees and funding for Scottish, UK, EU and International students – including information on tuition fees, student loans, and alternative sources of funding.

Contact us

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Whilst we may be dealing with a lot of enquiries during Results Day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call or email as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

T: 0800 027 1000 (Freephone within the UK)
T: +44 (0)141 849 4101 (outwith the UK)
E: clearing@uws.ac.uk


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