Our environment and lifestyle affects our health - the air we breathe,
the water we drink, the food we eat, our homes and workplaces can
all have an influence on our state of health. Students on this programme
gain experience of examining issues such as - food safety, environmental
pollution, occupational safety and health risk management - through
lectures, laboratories, studio work, field visits and professional
Environmental Health Practitioners play an important role in private
industry and in the State sector in ensuring that proper standards
are achieved. They do this through advice, education, monitoring
and regulation. The duration of this programme is 4 years full-time.
Leaving Certificate in six subjects - two of which
must be at grade C3 or higher on Higher Level papers. Results must
include Irish or English, at least C3 in Ordinary Level Mathematics
and at least C3 at Higher Level in one of Physics, Chemistry, Physics
and Chemistry or Biology or an equivalent qualification.
2004 entry: 305 points.
For more information see www.cao.ie
The programme is delivered in a modular manner. The
major areas of study include:
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Built Environment, Environmental Health,
Data Management, Microbiology and Organic Chemistry.
Food Sciences, Environmental Science, Built Environment, Environmental
Health Practice, Environmental Health Risk, Food Chemistry, Food
Technology and Environmental Health Management.
Food Safety, Food Technology, Environmental Health, Environmental
Health Management, Environmental Health Professional Studies, Environmental
Management, Built Environment and Professional Practice.
Food Safety Management, Safety Management and Emergency Planning,
Environmental Health Management, Built Environment, Environmental
Management Systems and Legislation, Dissertation and Elective.