The protection of public health is the key principle underlining the work of Environmental Health Officers, whether this involves investigating a food poisoning outbreak or accident at work, along with noise problems, housing issues and environmental contamination.
With a Masters
in Environmental Health
at Medical University of Southern Africa, University of Limpopo - Medunsa Campus
you will typically have learnt to critically analyse the implications of biological, chemical, physical, social and psychosocial stress on human health in the areas of food safety, health and safety, housing, environmental protection and public health and demonstrate the communication skills necessary for effective intervention to protect public health.
masters students: you will have engaged in research and study typically in the areas of housing, food, health, safety and environment, providing you with an understanding of environmental stress factors and their effect on human health and safety, along with the legal and technical frameworks for minimising these risks.