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Environmental Health (3 Years or 4 Years including Foundation Health)

Entry requirements


A level

B,C,C

Other grade combinations totalling 96 - 104 points considered with a minimum of two C grades

Access to HE Diploma

D:6,M:39,P:0

96 - 102 points, other grade combinations accepted

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Five GCSEs at grade C or above/grade 4 or above to include English Language, Maths & Science. For Welsh applicants we will accept either GCSE Mathematics or Mathematics-Numeracy. Five Scottish National 5 subjects at grade C or above to include English Language, Maths & Science.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

24

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H2,H2,H3,H3

Other grade combinations totalling 96 - 104 points considered, to include two H2 grades. H4 is the minimum grade considered towards the tariff.

OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma

D*D

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

MMM-DMM

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

D*D

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MMM-DMM

Scottish Advanced Higher

C,D,D

Other grade combinations totalling 96 - 104 points considered with a minimum of two D grades

Highers considered for entry depending on the number of Highers taken and grades achieved

UCAS Tariff

96-104

To include two C grades at A level; or equivalent

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

C

96 - 104 points from at least 2 A levels or equivalent to include grades CC. Skills Challenge Certificate accepted as the third subject

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Environmental and public health

A degree in Environmental Health at Cardiff Metropolitan University provides an opportunity to study for five potential career opportunities within one discipline area.

Environmental Health includes occupational health, safety and wellbeing, environmental protection, housing, food safety and public health. If you want to be a highly regarded professional in a career that will enable you to play an important role within society, then Environmental Health at Cardiff Metropolitan University is the programme for you.??

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,000
per year
England
£9,000
per year
EU
£13,000
per year
International
£13,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Republic of Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Cardiff Met - Llandaff

Department:

Applied Social Sciences

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

95%
high
Environmental and public health

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Environmental and public health

Teaching and learning

86%
Staff make the subject interesting
95%
Staff are good at explaining things
86%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
90%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

95%
Library resources
95%
IT resources
100%
Course specific equipment and facilities
86%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

92%
UK students
8%
International students
32%
Male students
68%
Female students
73%
2:1 or above
17%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
D
C

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Others in subjects allied to medicine

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£20,661
med
Average annual salary
95%
med
Employed or in further education
58%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

27%
Quality and regulatory professionals
23%
Public services and other associate professionals
12%
Science, engineering and production technicians

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Allied health

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£20k

£20k

£22k

£22k

£25k

£25k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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Lower entry requirements
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