Master of Environmental Health

Flinders University

This degree is designed to give students a solid foundation in environmental health concepts, risk assessment and research skills.

Course Fee:

Australian: $44,928
International: $62,000

Entry Requirements:

Applicants must normally hold an approved bachelor degree or equivalent qualification and have successfully completed a minimum of one semester full time equivalent study (18 units or equivalent) in basic sciences such as chemistry, physics, microbiology, physiology, biology and life sciences; or must hold the Graduate Diploma in Environmental Health Practice from Flinders University or equivalent qualification.


This is a 72 unit program where students complete ten core (compulsory) topics, either a major or minor research project, and three option topics chosen from a range of option topics available. These topics aim to introduce students to risk assessment and the use of toxicological, microbiological and epidemiological paradigms for assessing and managing environmental health risk. The major research project will give students the opportunity to liaise with the external professional community and practice the theoretical skills gained through the detailed and high level research of an issue of interest in the environmental health arena. The minor research project will provide skills of collation and critical interpretation of data, presentation of ideas in a coherent format and the ability to communicate these ideas in logical well argued formats.

Subjects you can Study:

Environmental health

Study Pathways:

Students who have two years of professional practice following completion of an undergraduate degree in environmental health or equivalent will receive 36 units of credit. Students who hold the Graduate Diploma in Environmental Health Practice or equivalent will be eligible for 36 units of credit.

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Environmental Health Officer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bedford Park No info Yes Online 2 years
Bedford Park No info Yes Part time 4 years
Bedford Park No info Yes Full time 2 years
Flinders is a leading international university in Australia, distinguished by its boldness, vigour and imagination. The University has a record of excellence and innovation in teaching, research and community engagement.

While the main campus is located in the suburb of Bedford Park, just a short drive south of Adelaide's Central Business District and easily accessible by public transport, the University's geographical footprint also stretches across South Australia, Western Victoria and the Northern Territory.

Flinders has over 2,600 staff and more than 26,100 students, with over 5,400 coming from countries as diverse as Canada, India and Kenya. Its graduates are encouraged to be knowledgeable, to communicate effectively, and to develop skills to connect across boundaries and tackle major challenges.

Flinders has led the way in providing access to higher education for individuals who did not traditionally aspire to University, and offers a choice of pathways that cater to people from a variety of backgrounds.

Offering over 140 undergraduate and 280 postgraduate courses, Flinders prides itself on the quality of its programs and the attention given to the learning experience of its students.

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