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MSc Environmental & Public Health


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University of Salford
School of Environment and Life Sciences
One year full-time or three years part-time
Applicants should possess at least a UK lower second class honours degree (2:2) or equivalent in any subject. We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.
September
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Masters study type: Full time Masters study type: Part time

3 good reasons to study Environmental and Public Health at Salford
• Improve skills and career prospects in environmental and public health
• Gain the knowledge required for the UK Voluntary Register of Public Health Specialists
• Vocational course with applied learning and input from visiting practitioners

This course provides an opportunity for interdisciplinary postgraduate study of environmental and public health for students from diverse backgrounds and to enable you to develop the knowledge and skills necessary in modern Environmental Public Health (EPH) practice.

In particular the successful completion of the course will enable you to cope with rapid social, technological and organisational change through promoting an understanding of relevant concepts. The course also develops your critical and analytical powers in relation to Environmental Public Health.

The knowledge-base developed through study can assist you to demonstrate the knowledge required for application for entry on the United Kingdom Voluntary Register of Public Health Specialists.

This course enables you to develop the knowledge and skills necessary in modern Environmental Public Health (EPH) practice and is delivered by a team with extensive experience in teaching, research and practice in this field. A distinguishing feature of this course is applied learning with input from visiting practitioners.

The full course runs full-time over one year or up to three years part-time, giving you the chance to exit with the following awards:

Full-time
• Postgraduate Diploma: Eight modules over eight months
• Masters: Eight modules plus a dissertation over one year

Part-time
• Postgraduate Diploma: Eight modules over two years
• Masters: Eight modules plus a dissertation over three years

Year 1

Semester 1
Risk – Nature and Assessment (15 credits)
Environmental Health Issues (15 credits)
Diet and Health (15 credits)
Research Methods (15 credits)

Semester 2
Tackling Health Inequalities (15 credits)
Environmental Epidemiology (15 credits)
Communicable Diseases (15 credits)

Plus one option from:

Occupational Health Management (15 credits)
Integrated Water Resources Management (15 credits)
Professional Practice-Based Study (15 credits)

Semester 3
Environmental Dissertation (60 credits)

For the Part-Time study option

Year 1

Semester 1
• Risk Nature and Assessment (15 credits)
• Environmental Health Issues (15 credits)

Semester 2
• Tackling Health Inequalities (15 credits)
• Communicable Diseases (15 credits)

Year 2

Semester 1
• Research Methods (15 credits)
• Diet and Health (15 credits)

Semester 2
• Environmental Epidemiology (15 credits)

Plus one option from:
• Occupational Health Management (15 credits)
• Integrated Water Resources Management (15 credits)
• Professional Practice Based Study (15 credits)

Year 3
• Dissertation (60 credits)

Visit the MSc Environmental & Public Health page on the University of Salford web site for more details!


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