BScHons Environmental Health

Programme Code

10244026


Closing Dates

  • SA – 31/08/2021
  • Non-SA – 31/08/2021

Admission Requirements

  1. Relevant bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree with at least one applicable biological subject as a major or Bachelor of Environmental Health with specialisation in environmental management
  2. A weighted average of at least 60% in the biological science or specialisation modules at final-year level

Selection Process

The 3 candidates who meet the admission requirements and with the highest merit point score calculated as follows, will be admitted:

  1. Academic merit (25%)
  2. Honours degree or four-year bachelor’s degree specialising in environmental management (20%)
  3. Completed FLG 322 at UP or any other tertiary courses on occupational health and safety (15%)
  4. Registered at the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions or other professional body (PB) (15%)
  5. Motivation letter (10%)
  6. Scholarship/sponsored/nominated (5%)
  7. Workplace relevance (10%)

Duration of study

1 year, full-time.


Faculty Notes

The Faculty of Health Sciences continues to exemplify and build on the University of Pretoria’s vision of being a leading research-intensive university in Africa: it is recognised internationally for its quality, relevance and impact, as well as for creating knowledge, developing people and making a difference locally and globally. 

The Faculty is home to 5 500 undergraduate and 1 500 postgraduate students, including medical and dental fellowship training in more than 40 disciplines. 

The Faculty’s research output has grown, in response to the need for research that is relevant to the improvement of health and health care and advancing medicine in South Africa, Africa and globally. 

The Faculty of Health Sciences continues to exemplify and build on the University of Pretoria’s vision of being a leading research-intensive university in Africa: it is recognised internationally for its quality, relevance and impact, as well as for creating knowledge, developing people and making a difference locally and globally. 

The Faculty is home to 5 500 undergraduate and 1 500 postgraduate students, including medical and dental fellowship training in more than 40 disciplines. 

The Faculty’s research output has grown, in response to the need for research that is relevant to the improvement of health and health care and advancing medicine in South Africa, Africa and globally. 


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