Environmental Health, Minor

  • Western Sydney University Minor Code: 0208

Previous Code: SM3113.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Programs: Yes, however the following restrictions apply. 

The Environmental Health minor offers focused knowledge and skills associated with understanding environmental factors that influence and contribute to health. Students will focus on and further develop in areas associated with food safety, toxicology, water and air quality, disease prevention and disaster and emergency management. The minor is suitable as a complementary area of study for students in a broad range of courses across the university, and is recommended for health science students in public health, health promotion and health services management. Students should note that travel to other campuses may be required.

Location

Campus Mode Advice
Hawkesbury Campus Internal Dr Narsimha Reddy

Minor Structure

Students must complete four subjects as follows

Subject Title Credit Points
Select four of the following:40
Food Safety
Toxicology
Disease Prevention and Control
Management of Aquatic Environments
Air Pollution & Control
Disaster and Emergency Management
Total Credit Points40