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Bachelor of Health Science (Environmental Health)



Target audience: Anyone wishing to work as an Environmental Health Officer (EHO) in state or local governments

Course summary: This course will provide the training and information necessary for students to become accredited EHOs. Key content covered includes information on public health legislation, monitoring and maintaining many environmental health standards, dealing with a broad range of issues including food safety, air and water quality, water and solid waste management, communicable disease prevention and control, and the use of hazardous substances. Graduands will be involved in environmental health risk assessment and risk management, local government health planning and advising state and local governments on legislative policy.

Core course units include:

Fee payable: Yes

Delivery mode: On site, and some distance education is required

Financial support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students: Not specified


University of Tasmania
Churchill Avenue
Hobart Tas 7005
Ph: 1300 363 864


Last updated: 17 August 2017
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