|Study method||Full-time or part-time
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|Study mode||Online or mixed on- and off-campus|
|Intake||February or July
Please note: There are no commonwealth supported places available for Semester 2, 2017 intake.
|Duration||1 year full-time or part-time equivalent|
Please note: There are a limited number of Commonwealth supported places available in 2018 for this course. These places are subsidised by the Australian Government. The Australian Government pay part of the course fees directly to Curtin and then the student pays the remainder. Learn more about Commonwealth supported places and whether you’re eligible by visiting the StudyAssist website.
The effective management of the health needs of a community requires sensitivity to public expectation and an equitable balance of science, law, environmental and social factors; and sustainability. This course will give you the professional skills to identify, assess, evaluate and control environmental hazards.
In this course you will undertake a range of coursework units covering the core aspects of environmental health, including environmental health management, law, food safety and risk assessment.
Your learning will be supported by foundation studies into public health. The course also contains a practicum unit that requires 100 hours of work experience in an environmental health workplace.
Upon completion of this course you will be eligible for appointment as an Environmental Health Officer in local government, or in various positions in state and federal government as well as in private industry.
Please note: This course is only available to Australian and New Zealand applicants.