thinking beyond

National diploma : Environmental Health

THNDEV

Campus

Duration of Programme

Enrolment Option(s)

SAQA Credits

NQF Level

Bloemfontein Campus

3 Years

Semester 1

360

6

Additional Admission Requirements

For candidates who matriculated in 2007 or before: In addition to the general admission requirements, a minimum mark of 50% on Standard Grade in any two of the following subjects is required: Biology, Physical Science, and/or Mathematics. Geography and/or Physiology are recommended.

For candidates who completed the NSC in 2008 and thereafter:

In addition to the general admission requirements, a minimum mark of 50% in both Life Sciences and Physical Science, as well as a minimum mark of 40% in Mathematics, or a minimum mark of 50% in Mathematical Literacy, is required.

Career Opportunities

Popular employers are municipalities, as well as government departments such as Health, Water Affairs and Forestry, Environmental Affairs and Tourism, and Labour, as well as industries such as mining groups, Eskom, Transnet, water boards, large food manufacturers and retailers, abattoirs, and some hotel groups. Qualified persons may also render services in a private capacity to abattoirs for a professional fee. The Department of Agriculture also employs veterinary health officers.

No new intake, programme phasing out – see Bachelor of Science: Environmental Health


1ST YEAR

2ND YEAR

3RD YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS


BGV20AT


Occupational Health and Safety II

EPI20AT


Epidemiology II

GMO20AT


Community Development II

OAW20AT


Environmental Pollution: Waste and Water II

VVH20AT


Food and Meat Hygiene II


BGV30AT

Occupational Health and Safety III


FBS30AT

Management Practice III


EPI30AT

Epidemiology III

 

OLG30AT

Environmental Pollution: Air and Noise III


VVH30AT

Food and Meat Hygiene III

For more information contact: Department of Life Sciences

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