Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health

1. Program Description

The   BSc   in   Environmental   Health   prepares   qualified   environmental   health practitioners. The program provides the foundational knowledge, field experiences, and professional skills in all aspects of Environmental Health, including food hygiene, health physics, industrial hygiene, environmental protection, and public health & safety. The standards for the National Environmental Health Science & Protection Accreditation Council (EHAC), USA serve as the JU curriculum design principles and standards.

2. Career Prospects

The BSc in Environmental Health prepares qualified environmental health practitioners. The degree prepares students for a career in public health and safety. Graduates of the program can work as health and safety officers, laboratory assistant, research assistant, junior consultants, planners, or analyst in the field. Environmental health specialists are employed by many public and private sectors, including: local municipalities; environmental protection agencies; consulting firms concerned with human health and environmental protection & safety; laboratories; hospitals; catering and food originations; hotels and entertainment organizations; construction Industries; various manufacturing factories and establishments in the fields of agriculture, residential services and housing; and public health organizations.

3. Study Mode, Duration and Study Plan

The program is offered on a full-time basis. The total number of required credits for this program is 122. Students are expected to complete their degree in 4 years.

The BSc in Environmental Health study plan is presented below:

4. Tuition, Fees Scholarship and Financial Support



First Year Tuition

AED 45,000

Second, Third and Fourth Year Tuition

AED 54,000 per year



Admission Fee

AED 1,500 (a one-time fee/ non-refundable)

Student Services Fee

  AED 750 (charged every semester/ non-refundable)

Learning and Development Fees

  AED 750 (charged every semester/ non-refundable)

Textbook Fees

AED 1,200 – 1,800 (per semester)

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

At Jumeira University we offer a range of scholarships and financial support opportunities to prospective students. For more information, please contact the Enrollment Office or visit below :


5. Entry and Language Requirements

70% on the 12th Grade (UAE secondary school certificate) or equivalent. For other equivalent qualifications, please visit below :


Language Requirements

Instructional Language is English and students must obtain the following scores (or their equivalent) at the time of admission:

Freshman Admissions: TOEFL 500 or IELTS 5 or EmSAT between 1100 and 1225

Program Admissions: TOEFL 550 or IELTS 6 or EmSAT between 1400 and 1525

6. How to Apply

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