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Bachelor of Environmental Health Sciences
Modes of Study  Full-time
Duration 4 Years
Level Undergraduate
Course Code 08BOHS


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.


Admission Requirements 

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 

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