Program Description

  • Course Name: Environmental Health
  • Degree Level: Bachelor of Science
  • Study Mode: Full Time
  • Credit Hours: 122
  • Years: 4
  • Instruction Language: English
  • Accreditation Status: Accredited by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education
  • Study Plan: Please check the Link to view the comprehensive plan of the program

The Jumeira University Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health prepares qualified environmental health practitioners. The program provides the foundational knowledge, field experience, and professional skills in all aspects of Environmental Health, including food hygiene, health physics, industrial hygiene, environmental protection, and public health and safety.

The standards for the National Environmental Health Science & Protection Accreditation Council (EHAC), USA serve principles that guided this program’s curriculum development and delivery.

Career Prospects

This program prepares students for a career in public health and safety, whereby graduates have the opportunity to work as health and safety officers, laboratory assistants, research assistants, junior consultants, planners, or analysts in the field.

Environmental health specialists are employed by many public and private sector institutions in diverse functional areas, including local municipalities, environmental protection agencies, consultancy firms concerned with human health and environmental protection and safety, laboratories, healthcare facilities, catering and food originations, hotels and entertainment organizations, construction and real estate, as well as various manufacturing factories and establishments in the fields of agriculture, residential services and housing, and public health organizations.

Study Mode, Duration & Study Plan

The program is offered on a full time basis. The total number of required credits for this program is 122 credit hours. Students are expected to complete their degree in 4 years.The BSc in Environmental Health study plan is presented below:Link

Tuition, Fees, Scholarship and Financial Support

AED 45,000First Year Tuition
AED 54,000 per yearSecond, Third and Fourth Year Tuition

AED 1,500 (a one-time fee / non-refundable)Admission Fee
AED 750 (charged every semester/ non-refundable)Student Services Fee
AED 750 (charged every semester/ non-refundable)Learning and Development Fees
AED 1,200 – 1,800 (per semester)Textbooks Fees
Tuition is based on 15 credits per semester. Tuition is subject to change.

Tuition is paid for on a semester-by-semester basis. Easy payment plans are available.

Scholarship and Financial Support

Jumeira University offers a wide range of scholarship and financial support opportunities to its current and prospective students. For more information, contact the Enrollment Office or visit this Link.

Entry and Language Requirements

Secondary Education:

ο UAE Secondary School Certificate or equivalent

ο Successfully completing three science subjects in Physics, Chemistry and Biology in each year of the last three years of high school

ο Score: At least 70% on Grade 12


ο English: All students must maintain the following requirements:

University Admission:

ο TOEFL: 500

ο IELTS: 5

ο EmSAT: 1100 – 1225

Program Admission:

ο TOEFL: 527

ο IELTS: 6

ο EmSAT: 1400 – 1525

How to Apply

Students can apply for the program either through the University’s Enrollment Office on campus or online using the following link.

Applications are accepted throughout the year. Students are, however, admitted only at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters.