Cape Peninsula University Of Technology Environmental Health

Cape Peninsula University Of Technology Environmental Health

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

Environmental Health Practitioners (EHPs) are committed to improving environmental and occupational health. The task of the EHP is determined by legislation and includes the following:Industrial, commercial and housing development; safe water supply; food safety; occupational health and safety; pollution control (air, water, soil, radiation and environmental noise pollution); disease control; health surveillance; research; health promotion and community development; waste management; pest control; transport safety; public relations; as well as accident and disaster control.

 

Career Opportunities
Environmental Health Practitioners (EHP) operate within the district health system of South Africa. Local authorities are the guardians of environmental health and are the main employers.Other employment opportunities exist in national government departments e.g. the Department of Health, Water Affairs, Veterinary Services, Environmental Affairs and the Department of Labour, in Provincial Health Departments, the SA National Defence Force, private concerns such as environmental health consultants, food hygiene consultants and occupational health and safety consultants.

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Environmental Health Practitioners are not office bound. The majority of work is often in an outdoor environment. It is an extremely diverse career.

Admission requirements

Undergraduates

For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements

Postgraduates

For all Bachelors, Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees

First Year

Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 1 Only
Compulsory subject(s):

Second Year

 Compulsory subject(s):

Third Year

Compulsory subject(s):

BTech: (Baccalaureus Technologiae) 

Graduates specialise in environmental and occupational health disciplines and extend their research capacity.

 

Career Opportunities
Enables graduates to aspire to senior and management positions, within the public and private sectors.

Admission requirements

Undergraduates

For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements

Postgraduates

For all Bachelors, Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees

Fourth Year

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Compulsory subject(s):

Select two of the following electives:
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time / One year

 

Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time / Two years

 

Course is offered on Cape Town Campus.

 

For any queries get in touch with:

 

Contact: Faculty Office
Telephone: +27 21 460 3153
Fax: +27 21 460 3217
Email: vanwykl@cput.ac.za

 

Contact: Ms Marianna Stephens
Telephone: +27 21 460 3176
Fax: –
Email: stephensma@cput.ac.za