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DT491
Environmental Health

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
4 Years
Duration of course
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This course examines the wide and varied links between the environment and human health. Students on this programme gain experience of examining issues such as food safety, environmental pollution, occupational safety and health risk management and identifying how these should be managed.


Businesses and individuals must comply with a range of health & safety standards- these could be in food, occupational and environmental areas. As an Environmental Health student, you will learn how to evaluate relevant situations, solve problems, and manage these areas.

The programme is applied in nature, but has a strong scientific underpinning, especially in Years One and Two. The programme develops through subsequent years into applied areas of environmental health and examines current and developing issues. There is a period of professional practice (placement) where you can learn how to apply your knowledge of environmental health.

DT491 Environmental Health - Student Perspective
DT491 Environmental Health
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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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Note: Information for 2017 Entry
Old Code New Code Award Title
CASLT  5M3807  Laboratory Techniques
CASFX  5M5267  Food Science


Essential Module Requirements:
5 Distinctions from the following modules:


C20006 - Biology
or 5N2746 - Biology

C20011 - Chemistry
or 5N2747 - Chemistry

D20022 - Sports Coaching

C20139 - Mathematics
or 5N1833 - Mathematics

C20041 - Microbiology
or 5N0737 - Microbiology

C20024 - Food Processing
or 5N5245
C20140 - Nutrition
or 5N2006 - Nutrition

C20048 - Physics
or 5N1460 - Physics

B20029 - Statistics
or 5N2066 - Statistics

D20127 - Food Preservation & Processing
or 5N5245
D20001 - Anatomy & Physiology
or 5N0749 - Anatomy and Physiology

C20033 - Laboratory Techniques
or 5N2751 - Laboratory Skills

C20049 - Plant Science
or 5N2528 - Plant Science

D20165 - Safety and Health at Work
or 5N1794 - Safety and Health at Work

C20139 - Mathematics
or 5N1833 - Mathematics
or LCE Maths OC3

Note: Information for 2017 Entry

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Employment opportunities may exist in private and public sectors in areas such as environmental management, health and safety, food safety and health promotion, as well as Environmental Health Officer (EHO) in the state sector. Employers need qualified staff to steer them through their responsibilities in environmental health.

State sector EHO’s are normally responsible for monitoring and enforcing standards (through advice, education and regulation) in a wide range of areas such as food safety, air and water quality and tobacco policies.




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