M.Sc. On Campus

Public and Environmental Health Sciences

University of Birmingham

12 months
25740 GBP/year
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The Public and Environmental Health Sciences programme from University of Birmingham is designed for international students wishing to advance their knowledge and develop their career in public and environmental health. The course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) and runs in parallel to the Environmental Health MSc.


A virtual learning platform has been introduced to allow students to identify hazards and risks within an industrial environment. The course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health for international students. It is taught in conjunction with the MSc in Environmental Health. We welcome international students on our courses. 

This Public and Environmental Health Sciences programme from University of Birmingham is aimed at International students but is also open to UK students. If you are a UK student who wishes to work in the UK or pursue the CIEH Chartered route, please see the equivalent Environmental Health MSc programme.

The course is taught using formal lectures, workshops, group work, case studies, practical simulations, industrial/commercial visits and student centered learning. Students benefit from being taught in a research-intense environment and are encouraged to develop their critical thinking and research skills. The course supports building the foundation of competence through the knowledge and skills required by the CIEH curriculum.

Career opportunities

Graduates of this course have found employment with:

  • Government Health Departments
  • Government Health and Environmental Protection Agencies
  • International and National Non-Governmental organizations
  • Multi-national companies
  • International Environmental Health Consultancies
  • Higher Educational Establishments

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Food Microbiology and Safety  
  • Food Control and Hygiene Management
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Environmental Protection and Climate Change
  • Health Protection
  • Public Health Integration 
  • Chemical and Biological Incident Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

A science based honours degree which is at least equivalent to a 2:1 honours degree from a UK university. This MSc course is for international students only.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25740 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25740 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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