BScHons Environmental Health

Programme Code


Closing Dates

  • SA – 31/08/2020
  • Non-SA – 31/08/2020

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

As an international role-player focusing on healthcare in Africa,  the vision of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Pretoria is to maintain health standards through quality education, research and community service. Since its inception, it has grown to be one of the largest health training institutions in the country and boasts an undergraduate and postgraduate student corps of over 6 000.

Students who join this Faculty will be part of a new generation of health professionals. The Faculty’s training is outcomes-based and problem-orientated – a unique way of looking at patients and their health.

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