Environmental Health

Dublin Institute of Technology


Course Name Environmental Health
Course Provider Dublin Institute of Technology
Course Code DT491
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Dublin Institute of Technology Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum Entry Requirements:

Minimum Number of subjects: 6

2 subjects on Higher Level papers

Minimum Grade in:

Mathematics: Ordinary C3

English or Irish: Ordinary D3

Other Requirements:

At least OC3 in one of:
Biology, Chemist...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme - Link Modules

The Institute recognises the LCVP for admission purposes and results in the Link Modules element of the programme will be considered as follows:

Distinction 70 points
Merit 50 points
Pass 30 points

The Link Modules may be used as one of the six subjects for overall points calculation but will not be considered as a subject for the purposes of minimum entry requirements.
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP Leaving Certificate Applied Programme

The Leaving Certificate Applied Programme will not meet entry requirements and will not be awarded points.
FETAC Applicants

Expand+Places Available: 5

One Of The Following Awards:

CASFX/5M5267 Food Science
CASLT/5M3807 Laboratory Techniques

Five Distinctions From The Following

C20006/5N2746 Biology
C20011/5N2747 Chemistry
D20022 Food Chemistry
C20139/5N1833 Mathe...

Mature Applicants

Expand+Mature Students are a valued part of the DIT community, they can be found across all colleges, in all programmes and at all levels. A mature student is any Irish or EU citizen who will be 23 years of age on the 1st of January of the proposed year of ...

Alternative Entry

Expand+Honours Degree:
3 A Levels or, 2 A Levels plus 2 GC(S)E

Ordinary Degree
3 A Levels or, 2 A Levels plus 2 GC(S)E or, 1 A Level plus 4 GC(S)E or, 6 GC(S)E

Higher Certificate
3 A Levels or, 2 A Levels plus 2 GC(S)E or, 1 A Level plus 4 GC(S)E ...

Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 32 places (approximately).
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Normal Application (online or paper): Fee €40 Closing Date: 1 Feb 2015 (5:15 pm)
Online discounted rate: Fee: €25 Closing Date: 20 Jan 2015 (5:15 pm)
Late online application: Fee: €50 Closing Date: 1 May 2015 (5:15 pm)
Late paper application: Fee:...

Course Content

Expand+What is Environmental Health?
Our environment and lifestyle affects our health. The air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat, our homes and workplaces all can have an influence on our state of health. Students on this programme gain exper...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Areas of study include:
Environmental Health, Biology, Chemical Applications, Microbiology, Building Technology, Computations, Ecology and Entomology, Food and Water Chemistry, Communications, Physics, Noise and Radiation, Environmental Health Scie...

Comment Location: Cathal Brugha St.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What are my career opportunities?
Employment opportunities may exist in private and public sectors in areas such as environmental management, health and safety, food safety and health promotion, as well as Environmental Health Officer (EHO) in the s...

Further Enquiries School of Food Science and Environmental Health
E: fseh@dit.ie
E: barbara.delaney@dit.ie
W: www.dit.ie/fseh
Points History
Year Points
2014 315
2013 325
2012 325