Environmental health has been identified as an area where there are too few qualified officers, particularly in remote and rural areas.
Graduates work in a huge range of places, including local government, state health departments, industry and private consulting.
Graduates find work in a range of fields including:
Health promotion and health protection:
Graduate Diploma in Environmental Health Practice
The Graduate Diploma in Environmental Health Practice is a 36-unit program offered by the School of the Environment, within the Faculty of Science and Engineering.
The course articulates with the Master of Environmental Health and the sequentially developed topics allow progression through the two awards.
Master of Environmental Health
The Master of Environmental Health is a 72-unit program offered by the School of the Environment, within the Faculty of Science and Engineering.
The course articulates with the Graduate Diploma in Environmental Health Practice, providing higher order training in the use of health risk assessment and environmental health research. Candidates who have completed this course may be awarded credit for related topics.
The Health and Environment group at Flinders University is the leading environmental health research team in Australia. The team brings a unique set of expertise in environmental microbiology, toxicology, mycology and risk assessment to achieve a multi-disciplinary approach to tackling some of the most pressing human health issues.