Undergraduate
Programme Code:
08BOHS
Duration:
3.00
Mode of Study:
Full Time
Accreditation:
NQF Level 8, Credits 517

Bachelor of Environmental Health Sciences

Course Overview

Professional degree that enables students to play a vital role in preventative health care to prevent the outbreak of disease, as well as in health management systems as an integral part of the National Health Care programme in communities.

Admissions Requirements

General admission requirements of which 15 points must be obtained in Biology, Mathematics and Physical Science. No symbol may be lower than a C or pass in InSTEM bridging programme. No admission via the Mature Age Entry Scheme will be accepted.

Career Opportunities

Registered Environmental Health Practitioner, Health Inspectors.

Some of the Subjects You Will Study

Year 1
Semester 1

Course Title

Course Code

Prerequisite

Health Science Physics

HSP511S

None

Health Science Chemistry

HSC511S

None

Anatomy and Physiology

AAP511S

None

Semester 2

Microbiology and Parasitology

MAP512S

None

Community Health Promotion

CHP521S

None

Year 2
Semester 3

Epidemiology 2A

EPD611S

Health Science Statistics Anatomy and Physiology

Public Health Legislation 2A

PHL611S

Community Health Promotion

 

Semester 4

Occupational Health and Safety 2B

OHS612S

Occupational Health and Safety 2A

Epidemiology 2B

EPD612S

Epidemiology 2A

Year 3
Semester 5

Food and Meat Hygiene 3

FMH711S

Food and Meat Hygiene 2B

Environmental Pollution and Safety

EPS711S

Air Pollution and Noise

 

Semester 6

Work Integrated Learning (Part 1)

EWL712S

All courses up to Semester 5

Year 4
Semester 7

Occupational Health and Safety 4

OHS811S

Occupational Health and Safety 3 + WIL 1

Research Methodology

RMA811S

Epidemiology 3 + WIL 1

Health Management Practice 4

HMP811S

Health Management Practice 3 + WIL 1

Environmental Quality Management

EQM811S

Environmental Pollution and Safety + WIL 1

Semester 8

Work Integrated Learning (Part 2)

EWL812S

All courses up to Semester 7

Mini-Thesis

EMT812S

Research Methodology

About NUST

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