The UWS BSc Environmental Health is the only undergraduate degree course in Scotland to be accredited by the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland.
It provides a direct pathway to become a professional environmental health officer (EHO), allowing you to apply your knowledge of science, technology, law and professional practice to keep people safe and healthy.
Environmental health examines how the natural and built environment impacts upon human health. Professionals are responsible for ensuring that people’s living and working surroundings are safe and healthy.
Environmental health is made up of the following specialisms:
- food safety
- food standards
- occupational health & safety
- public health
- waste management
- built environment
- pollution control
After Year 1 you have the option to progress to degrees in applied bioscience, chemistry, and occupational safety and health as well as environmental health.
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