Our MSc Environmental Health Professional Practice course has been developed for graduates of Chartered Institute of Environmental Health CIEH-accredited undergraduate and postgraduate Environmental Health courses who are looking to complete the requirements of the Portfolio of Professional Practice (PPP) for registration as an Environmental Health Practitioner (EHP).
Designed to incorporate the CIEH's requirements for the Portfolio of Professional Practice, the course will provide students with practical opportunities to complete the interventions in the Food Safety, Health and Safety, Environmental Protection, Housing and Health and Public Health Fields.
This course is a great opportunity to participate and be assessed in a series of practical activities within the intervention fields required for the PPP and to support the CIEH Professional Interview assessment.
If you are already a registered practitioner and are looking to change direction within environmental health or to refresh your existing skills, then this course is an excellent and efficient means of achieving that goal. There is also flexibility as to how you study and use course modules. All modules are available through our Continuous Professional Development (CPD) programme. These modules can be further supported by modules from the MSc Environmental Health (Distance Learning).
The course is fully supported by on-line materials and full access to the library.
Assessment varies between modules but normally consists of a portfolio and viva, however presentations and interviews will be used.
Formative assessment is provided for each module to develop skills and practice.
Careers / Further study
Employment opportunities are expanding for Environmental Health practitioners (EHPs). They are employed by both local government and industry, especially in food manufacturing, retail and the leisure sector. Demand for EHPs in the public health sector is also rising as are the number of opportunities for Environmental Consultants. EHPs are also employed by the Food Standards Agency, Public Health England and the Environment Agency.
Registered status as an Environmental Health Practitioner enables career enhancement and is also well recognised abroad in countries such as Australia, New Zealand and America.
How to apply
Information on applications can be found at the following link: http://www1.uwe.ac.uk/study/applyingtouwebristol/postgraduateapplications.aspx
- New Postgraduate Master's loans for 2016/17 academic year –
The government are introducing a master’s loan scheme, whereby master’s students under 60 can access a loan of up to £10,000 as a contribution towards the cost of their study. This is part of the government’s long-term commitment to enhance support for postgraduate study.
Scholarships and other sources of funding are also available.
More information can be found here: http://www1.uwe.ac.uk/students/feesandfunding/fundingandscholarships/postgraduatefunding.aspx
A CIEH accredited BSc Hons, PgDip or MSc in Environmental Health.