Masters Programs in Environmental Health

Compare 5 Masters Programs in Environmental Health

Environmental Health

A masters degree in Environmental Health is a post graduate study program that involves the assessment and management of environmental influence on human health. It is a program of study that provides students with a firm foundation and flexibility to pursue their own interests. The program involves experience teaching, research and practice. The study emphasizes on sound science and social values, which are the foundation of public health. It also emphasizes on training in the concepts and skills, which are essential tools in environmental health.

The Master in Environmental Health program involves environmental protection, which includes control of air, water and land pollutions. It involves safety and hygiene in production, distribution and consumption of food. The study involves occupational health and safety as well as health and safety at workplaces and public spaces.

The main aims of a masters program in Environmental Health are to explain the scientific characteristics, which include exposure and mode of action of major biological, chemical, and physical hazards that cause human health risk. In addition, student will learn to analyze environmental data, compute dose and exposure, and present the analyses to relevant authority. Furthermore, students will analytically read and describe the hypothesis, experimental design, methods, results and conclusions presented in form of papers from technical journal articles on environmental health.

Environment Health graduates work as directors of public health. They can also work as public health program managers for cities, towns and federal health agencies. Some alumni of various universities across the world hold positions in both private and public health research institutions. Some work as consultants in private risk assessment companies, or are employed in occupational and environmental clinics.

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Master of Environment (MoE)

The Australian National University | Science
Campus Full time 2 years January 2018 Australia Canberra

At ANU, our goal is to produce influential graduates who can help to shape sustainable futures. [+]

Masters in Environmental Health. A single two year graduate degree offered by the ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment ANU is ranked the best university in Australia, and is in the top 20 universities in the world for environmental sciences (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017). There are very few places in the world where economists and hydrologists, historians and ecologists, foresters, geographers and climatologists work together on the big environmental problems facing contemporary society: the Fenner School of Environment and Society at ANU is one of them. Our Master of Environment degrees allow you to develop a program of advanced learning suited to your individual interests and skills in environment and sustainability. A broad-ranging suite of courses from across the University provides exposure to current perspectives on environmental issues and approaches. Areas of interest include environmental science and management, social and ecological linkages, environmental economics and governance, environmental policy, and integrative approaches to research and analysis. Make an enquiry directly with ANU You will also develop depth of knowledge in a selected disciplinary area. Available specialisation options include: biodiversity conservation, climate science and policy, environmental policy, environmental studies and human ecology, geography, natural resource management, sustainability science, and water science and management. Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to: Demonstrate both a broad knowledge of contemporary issues and challenges in environment and sustainability, and expert knowledge in an area of specialisation; Independently apply their advanced knowledge and analytical, research, teamwork, and... [-]

MPhil in Environmental Science, Policy and Management

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 Hong Kong

ESPM is an interdisciplinary research and education program covering a wide spectrum of environmental interests. The research programs focus on the dynamics and interconnection of scientific, technological, environmental socio-economic and policy challenges facing the world. [+]

We are living in a world facing serious interrelated environmental problems, including climate change, pervasive pollution, reduction in biodiversity, and looming supply constraints for a number of key natural resources. Individually, and especially in combination, these issues pose serious challenges to sustainable development. The Division of Environment and Sustainability has been created to meet such challenges. Our faculty members have diverse backgrounds in science, engineering, business and social sciences to provide integrated and cutting edge education and research on global environmental issues and emerging solutions. Our postgraduate programs offer students a great opportunity to gain a broader understanding of environmental science and related policies to help increase their understanding of the issues involved in tackling the environment and their ability to generate meaningful solutions. This is a broad-based research postgraduate program that embraces a wide spectrum of environmental interests. It serves as an innovative platform for interdisciplinary research involving scientific, technological, environmental socio-economic and policy challenges. The program trains students in original research and seeks to cultivate the independent, interdisciplinary and innovative thinking that is essential for a successful career in research, management or policy formulation in this area. It provides students with the background to solve complex environmental problems and to engage in interdisciplinary environmental research that can have a high impact on Hong Kong and the world. To facilitate interdisciplinary research, students enrolled in the Program will be co-supervised by faculty members of the Division who have been appointed jointly with other schools. The Master of Philosophy (MPhil)... [-]

MPhil in Atmospheric Environmental Science

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 Hong Kong

The MPhil program aims to train postgraduate students to conduct independent research in Atmospheric Environmental Science. Submission and successful defense of a thesis based on original research are required. [+]

Masters in Environmental Health. The Environment has been degrading at an alarming rate mainly due to the unsustainable development and the unsustainable use of natural resources. Although environmental conservation has developed significantly over the past few decades, environmental problems have been evolving both in terms of nature and scale. Methods of resolving many environmental problems remain controversial. The MPhil program aims to train postgraduate students to conduct independent research in Atmospheric Environmental Science. Submission and successful defense of a thesis based on original research are required. Research Foci The Environment Science Programs have three main research themes as follows: Air and Water: Includes their relation to climate change. Environmental Change: Studies investigate on regional and local scales, and explore their global effects and implications. Economic and Social Impact: The effect of and solutions to environmental problems. Admission Requirements i. General Admission Requirements Applicants seeking admission to a master's degree should have: obtained a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution, or an approved equivalent qualification; ii. English Language Admission Requirements You have to fulfill English Language requirements with one of the following proficiency attainments*: TOEFL-iBT 80 TOEFL-pBT 550 IELTS (Academic Module) Overall score: 6.0 and all sub-scores: 5.5 *If your first language is English, and your bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification was awarded by an institution where the medium of instruction was English, you will be waived from fulfilling the above English Language requirements. For more program details, please visit here. [-]

MTech in Environmental Health

University of Johannesburg
Campus Part time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

To provide students with the skills to conduct independent research through advanced problem solving skills, and the application of critical and reflective thinking in the field of Environmental Health. [+]

To provide students with the skills to conduct independent research through advanced problem solving skills, and the application of critical and reflective thinking in the field of Environmental Health. Admission requirements BTech Environmental Health. An average of 65% is required in the BTech programme. Contact details Name: Mrs Martha Chadyiwa Tel: 011 559 6239 / Email: mchadyiwa@uj.ac.za [-]

Master in Applied Biological Sciences: Environmental Health

Chulabhorn Graduate Institute
Campus Full time June 2018 Thailand Bangkok

Nowadays, it is known that the environment and health are inseparably interrelated. Environmental pollutants in the environment will affect human health sooner or later. This discipline will provide the foundation for understanding how [+]

Master in Applied Biological Sciences: Environmental Health

Nowadays, it is known that the environment and health are inseparably interrelated. Environmental pollutants in the environment will affect human health sooner or later. This discipline will provide the foundation for understanding how environment pollutants affect health. Knowledgeable, capable, and technically skilled personnel, that have both a practical and theoretical understanding of environmental health, are needed to undertake research and academic work so that they can apply their knowledge and skill to identify and prevent health and environmental problems. Skill graduates are also needed to identify or synthesize chemical or biological substances to cure or prevent diseases and to use their knowledge and expertise to add value to the natural resources.The program aims to prepare students for careers in public health, drug discovery and development and related fields that deal with the application of modern biology to practical contemporary problems. The program is research oriented and focuses on method development and more detailed technical issues. Graduates will be trained to be both thinkers and practitioners.... [-]