Undergraduate BSc (Hons)

Environmental Health

Learn how to protect and improve the safety and health of the public. You’ll study food safety, housing, environmental protection and public health on this accredited degree.

Environmental Health

Course Overview

  • UCAS code


    B911
  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    City Campus
  • Attendance


    Full-Time
  • Duration


    3 Years
  • Start date


    19 Sep 2022

This industry accredited degree will enable you to play an important role in society.

As part of your course, you’ll:

  • Understand the responsibility for protecting public health
  • Study how to uphold the maintenance of health environments
  • Examine complex environmental health problems and learn how to formulate effective solutions
  • Learn about the enforcement, education and the issuing of advice while working in partnership with other agencies
  • Be taught by environmental health practitioners experienced in key areas such as food safety and health and safety

Hands-on learning
You’ll be taught in our state-of-the art science laboratories and acoustic facilities. This hands-on approach will allow greater interaction with your lecturers and will enhance your learning.

Industry experience
You’ll have the opportunity to achieve professional registration with the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH). You’ll need to undertake work experience and meet the CIEH professional requirements. Your work experience may be with a local authority environmental health department, or a company in the private sector.

Study options
If you’re a part-time student in relevant employment, you may have the opportunity to transfer to full-time study for the final part of the course. This will enable you to complete your studies in five years instead of six.

Why study Environmental Health at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Professionally accredited course
  2. Specialist facilities
  3. Fantastic work experience opportunities
  4. Part-time study available
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