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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Liverpool John Moores University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This course is your first step to becoming an Environmental Health Practitioner, an important role designed to protect public health. As a Practitioner, you would have a range of powers to help you advise and ensure compliance with the relevant legislation. You would also deal with people from across the whole of society, from the elderly and vulnerable to managing directors of large multinational companies, using education and enforcement to improve health and quality of life.Accredited under Curriculum 2011 of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH), this course is your first step to becoming an Environmental Health Practitioner. It covers the five key areas of Environmental Health, enabling you to specialise in any of these areas after graduation. These areas are: + housing + food safety+ health and safety+ environmental protection+ health protection and promotionLocated within the Public Health Institute at LJMU, the course benefits from extensive links with a range of organisations in the public, private and voluntary sectors and provides a wealth of expertise at your fingertips. You will also be following in the footsteps of famous Liverpool practitioners, as both the first Medical Officer of Health (Dr Duncan) and the first Environmental Health Practitioner (Thomas Fresh) in the country were appointed in the city. The course includes the food practical examination (including an offsite 2 day training course) and the Integrated Professional Assessment, key requirements for registration as an Environmental Health Practitioner. Along with taught sessions the course provides a range of field trips for students focusing on the key areas of environmental health.In the past these have focused on: + health and safety (Matalan)+ food safety (Dairy Crest)+ waste (Gillmoss Recycling Centre)+ the local Magistrates courtStudents preparing for their food practical exam have also visited the Liverpool fruit and vegetable market plus the Liverpool meat and fish market. The course focuses not just on extending your knowledge and skills in relation to Environmental Health but also on developing your graduate employability skills.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 16,100per year

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A level : BBC

Minimum number of A Levels required: 2Is general studies acceptable? YesAre AS level awards acceptable? Not acceptableAverage A Level offer: BBCMaximum AS Level points accepted: Not acceptable

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University information

Liverpool John Moores University

  • University League Table

    66th

  • Campus address

    Liverpool John Moores University, Egerton Court (Headquarters), 2 Rodney Street, Liverpool, Liverpool, L1 2UA, England

A globally recognised university, with staff and students from over 100 countries across the world.
Access to a superb careers programme, developed in partnership with FTSE 100 companies and leading businesses.
All LJMU international students are guaranteed place in high-quality, university-approved accommodation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    44th out of 57

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    138 62%

    28th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    42nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    51st

    3

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