Strathclyde University have announced that they will be offering an MSc in Environmental Health from September 2006. This will be a one year full-time course which will provide the underpinning academic knowledge which will allow the student to go onto train as an Environmental Health Officer. This course would be ideal for applicants with a life science degree. To become an Environmental Health Officer the student also requires to complete the usual 48 weeks of practical training with a Scottish Local Authority before sitting the REHIS
professional examination.

Anyone interested in the MSc course should contact Dr Raymond Wong, academic selector, Strathclyde University, Any students enrolled in the MSc course must register with REHIS as soon as they obtain a practical training.