Environmental health is concerned with ensuring the ecological sustainability of human development. Environmental health officers (EHOs) are frontline educators and enforcers of the public health sector. They have the multifaceted task of ensuring public safety through infection control, water quality, food safety, waste management, chemical exposure and climate change.
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Our Environmental Health degree is designed to develop your problem-solving skills, and to equip you to work with community members and professional practitioners.
Our graduates are eligible to register with the International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH). This program has been provisionally accredited by Environmental Health Australia (EHA).
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As a science graduate in environmental health you can look forward to career opportunities in:
- Environmental protection
- Environmental auditing
- Land care and water quality management
- Pollution control
- Environmental Health
- State and Local Governments and the Defence Force
Environmental Scientists study, develop, implement and advise on policies and plans for managing and protecting the environment, flora, fauna and other natural resources.
University Lecturers and Tutors prepare and deliver lectures and conduct tutorials in one or more subjects within a prescribed course of study at a university and conduct research in a particular field of knowledge.
Research Scientists plan and carry out experiments, analyse results and data, carry out fieldwork, develop new products or apply new discoveries and teach at universities.
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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their program past the normal finish date of the program will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.
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