The Bachelor of Environmental Health Sciences is a professional degree, designed for registration at level 8 on the National Qual‐
ifications Framework (NQF). The programme demands a high level of theoretical practical and field work engagement. It also
requires intellectual independence which aims at deepened, comprehensive and systematic expertise in the major cognate area
of learning, i.e. Environmental Health.
The current Bachelor of Environmental Health Sciences programme was reviewed in order to ensure full compliance with the NUST
Curriculum Framework and requirements of the NQF. The curriculum review is needed to ensure that students attain all the core
competencies to practice in different industries, and are equipped to deal with public health needs in a dynamic health system.
Candidates may be admitted to this programme if they meet the General Admission Requirements of the University. In addition,
candidates must have a minimum of 15 points in Physical Science, Mathematics and Biology at NSSC (H or O), provided that no
symbol must be below “C” on Ordinary Level.
For the candidates seeking admission with NSSCO/NSSCAS results, requirements are as follows: in addition to meeting the
University’s minimum admission requirements as outlined in the general rules, candidates must have a minimum of 20 points in
Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics on NSSC Ordinary Level or Advanced Subsidiary level (NSSCO/AS), provided that no
symbol must be below “C” on Ordinary Level or a “D” on Advanced Subsidiary Level. Candidates must further have obtained at
least an “E” on Ordinary level in English. Candidates might also be required to go through a selection process involving a written