Cavendish Uganda

Bachelor of Environmental Health Science

Even as we deliver cures for the diseases that exist, the environment is consistently changing. There is need for professionals who know how to respond effectively to deteriorating environmental conditions that affect human health with a view to proposing possible solutions. This allows for longevity and sustainability of the human race.

The Bachelor of Environmental Health Sciences equips students with the appropriate attitude, adequate skills and scientific knowledge for handling and managing all duties and technical procedures in the broad areas of health promotion, disease prevention and control; management and administration of public health in communities and research and training in the field of Environmental health.

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Course Overview

Career Objective

The Bachelor of Environmental Health Sciences equips students with the appropriate attitude, adequate skills and scientific knowledge for handling and managing all duties and technical procedures in the broad areas of health promotion, disease prevention and control; management and administration of public health in communities and research and training in the field of Environmental health.

Programme Structure

COURSE CODECOURSE NAME
YEAR ISEMESTER I
BIT110 Introduction to Information and Communication Technology
BJC110 Communication Skills and Learning Skills for Employability
BPH113 Human Biology
EHS111 Human Environment
EHS112 Principles of Epidemiology
EHS113 Health Laboratory Management
YEAR ISEMESTER II
EHS121 Biostatistics
EHS122 Solid and Hazardous Wastes management
EHS123 Communicable and Non-communicable Diseases
EHS124 Introduction to Hydrology and Hydraulics
EHS125 Environmental Health Microbiology
YEAR IISEMESTER I
BPH211 Public Health Nutrition
EHS212 Environmental Pollution
EHS213 Excreta and Waste Water Management
EHS214 Principles of Demography and Population Dynamics
EHS215 Behavior Change Communication for Health
EHS216 Vector and Vermin control
YEAR IISEMESTER II
EHS221 Safe Water Management
EHS222 Town and Country Planning
EHS223 Occupational Health and Safety
EHS224 Building Technology I
EHS225 Food Hygiene and Food Safety
RSC001 Research Methodology
YEAR IIISEMESTER I
BPH311 Community Health Practice
EHS312 Environmental and Public Health Law
EHS313 Health Monitoring and Evaluation
EHS314 Building Technology II
EHS317 Field training
ELECTIVES
EHS315 Environmental Impact Assessment
EHS316 Global health
YEAR IIISEMESTER II
BPH321 Health Economics and Financing
EHS321 Natural and Alternative Medicine
EHS322 Health Policy Planning and Management
EHS323 Institutional Health Management
EHS 324 Research Project

Faculty of Science and Technology

Faculty of Science & Technology

Faculty of Science & Technology