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Occupational and Environmental Hygiene

20 months
Duration
12908 CAD/year
5095 CAD/year
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About

Offered by the Occupational and Environmental Health Division in the School of Population and Public Health (SPPH), this Master of Science in Occupational and Environmental Hygiene program at University of British Columbia leads to professional or research careers that make a difference to community and work environments and to people's health.

Overview

The "occupational and environmental hygiene" field refers to recognition, evaluation and control of chemical, physical and biological hazards in workplaces and the community. The Master of Science in Occupational and Environmental Hygiene program at University of British Columbia teaches the sciences of exposure measurement, exposure control, and assessment of health effects of occupational and environmental exposures.

Students come to the program from diverse undergraduate backgrounds, including biology, chemistry, engineering, geography, kinesiology, laboratory science, microbiology, nursing, medicine, physics, psychology, and resource management. This diversity provides a stimulating and creative learning environment as each student brings their specialized knowledge to bear on problem solving.

Career Options

Graduates of this program often become certified professionals after writing the exams offered by either the Canadian Registration Board of Occupational Hygienists or the American Board of Industrial Hygiene.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Laboratory Biological Safety
  • Laboratory Chemical Safety
  • Introduction to Laboratory Safety
  • LASER Safety
  • Occupational First Aid
  • Radionuclide Safety and Methodology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

42 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants have to submit transcripts from all past post-secondary study. Document submission requirements depend on whether your institution of study is within Canada or outside of Canada.
    • A minimum of three references are required for application to graduate programs at UBC. References should be requested from individuals who are prepared to provide a report on your academic ability and qualifications.
    • This program contains a practicum component for which a criminal record check is required.
    • Permanent Residents of Canada must provide a clear photocopy of both sides of the Permanent Resident card.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12908 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12908 CAD per year during 20 months.
  • National

    5095 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5095 CAD per year during 20 months.

Living costs for Vancouver

1590 - 2686 CAD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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