Bachelor of Environmental Health

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Department of Environmental Health, Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences
Department: Department of Environmental Health
Programme Level: Undergraduate
Programme Name: Bachelor of Environmental Health
Programme Code: B9ENV1
Medium of Facilitation: Full-Time
NQF Level: 8
NQF Credits: 480
SAQA: 97477

Application Start Date: 
Application End Date: Apr 1, 2022


The purpose of the BEH programme is to produce graduates who have a systematic and coherent body of knowledge to apply principles and practices of Environmental Health; the ability to access and evaluate scientific information and have a high level of analytical, cognitive and generic skills; To provide graduates opportunities for continued personal intellectual growth, advancing with postgraduate study, contributing to the social upliftment of society constructively; To provide society with graduates who demonstrate initiative and responsibility; be involve in science and research development; to transform the leadership base in South Africa and conduct themselves in a professional and ethical manner both in the workplace and society as required by the HPCSA.

Career Opportunities

Environmental Health Practitioners, Occupational Health and Safety Officers, Water Quality and Waste Managers identify, monitor and control physical, chemical and biological hazards that are harmful to human health.


Admission Requirements


Selection Process

Minimum APS of 24, English 4(50%+), Mathematics 4(50%+), Mathematical Literacy is not accepted , Physical Science 4(50%+) and Life Sciences 4(50%+)
*Additional subject 1 and 2 must be minimum 4 (50%+)

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