Environmental health

DISCIPLINE

Overview

Study the relationships between healthy environments and healthy people and find work in public health, environmental health and related areas.

Once you graduate, you could work in areas such as disease control, pest control, waste management, environmental protection, health education, noise control, water quality testing, food safety, air quality monitoring, disaster relief, occupational health and many more.

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By combining environmental health with other health specialisations, such as health promotion, sustainability and public health, and knowledge of health and its systems, you'll have a competitive edge as you embark on a career with a big impact.

Environmental health courses

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Career opportunities

Graduates are employed in a range of diverse careers such as the mining industry, government and consultancies both within Australia and overseas. You will be involved in the development of policy, education of the community on environmental health issues, reviewing compliance and monitoring issues that impact on positive health and environment management.

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